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5 lesser-known things Windows 10 S on the Surface Laptop cannot do

The Surface Laptop has been available for exactly one month, and with running Windows 10 S there are a few interesting limitations that I have experienced. Sure, we all know the Surface Laptop only runs apps from the Windows Store – if you don't switch to Windows 10 Pro – but there are some other side effects too.

Here are just a couple that I have found that you likely don't know about either.

Drivers for unconventional peripherals

Microsoft and its OEM partners are doing a decent job of getting many drivers into Windows Update, but all is not perfect.

For those who don't know it is Microsoft's long-term goal to get all drivers and firmware for non-Microsoft devices into the Windows Update system. In fact, by late 2018 OEMs will be required to do drivers this way. The idea is simple: instead of manufacturers installing their "helper apps" to manage drivers and firmware they just get pulled in with regular OS and Windows Defender updates. Already, most modern PCs and laptops grab default drivers for display, Wi-Fi, keyboard, trackpads, and audio through Microsoft's Windows Update – that's why "clean" installs are so much easier now.

There are limits, however. I picked up the new Asus ZenScreen – a portable 15-inch display that connects through USB Type-C to any laptop. Asus, however, tosses in a USB Type-C to Type-A converter in the box and it works with the Surface Pro and Surface Laptop…

…once you install the drivers.

Therein lies the problem. Asus supplies the drivers through its website via a downloadable .exe file. For any PC that's not a problem, but Windows 10 S does not let you run .exe files, and Asus did not provide manual .inf drivers either.

The Asus ZenScreen not running with Windows 10 S due to missing USB drivers.

I should be able to plug the ZenScreen into the Surface Laptop with Windows 10 S and – through Windows Update – it would magically grab the right driver. Those drivers are not there though, so I am left with a peripheral that will not work.

Switching to Windows 10 Pro, however, and it's all good. This issue is easily solvable, and I'm sure it will be, but file this under early hiccups.

Not all Windows Store apps work

Another rare issue that is the result of the nascent Windows 10 S and Windows Desktop Bridge (Project Centennial) is that not all apps in the Windows Store work. Well, to be fair, just one so far – Adobe Photoshop Elements 15 ($99).

I'm a huge fan of Photoshop Elements (mostly because regular Photoshop is overkill for my needs) and I was very excited when the app – through the Desktop Bridge – came to the Windows Store. In theory, I can now run Elements 15 on the Surface Laptop with Windows 10 S – but I can't.

Lame. Adobe Elements 15 ($99) downloads from the Store, but can't run.

When I try to run Adobe Photoshop Elements 15, I get an error message during the initial setup. The app appears to be trying to run its own .exe on its first run to get things going, and Windows 10 S does not like that. As a result, the app just crashes, and there is no advanced photo editing for me.

I see this as yet another early bug with Windows 10 S and the Desktop Bridge that is easily solvable, but right now it's a rather unfortunate experience.

Not for developers

Probably not too surprising but there is no "For Developers" area under Settings > Update & Security.

Under Windows 10 Home and Pro, this area let you enable developer mode (install any signed and trusted app) or "Enable Device Portal" features for diagnostics, device discovery, and changes to File Explorer.

This whole area is missing in Windows 10 S for security.

While this change does not affect most consumers if you are a developer obviously Windows 10 S probably won't be much fun. For power users, this also means you cannot "side load" Windows Store appx files either.

No Regedit, Command prompt, or PowerShell

Related to the above Windows 10 S does not let you do advanced tinkering with the OS such as running the registry editor (Regedit), command prompt, or Windows PowerShell.

These "standard" inbox apps for Windows 10 are verboten with Windows 10 S.

In fact, you cannot run the following .exe system inbox apps:

  • bash.exe
  • cdb.exe
  • cmd.exe
  • cscript.exe
  • csi.exe
  • dnx.exe
  • kd.exe
  • lxssmanager.dll
  • msbuild.exe
  • ntsd.exe
  • powershell.exe
  • powershell_ise.exe
  • rcsi.exe
  • reg.exe
  • regedit32.exe
  • windbg.exe
  • wmic.exe
  • wscript.exe

While the majority of those are things consumers rarely touch it understandable that a more locked down OS that focuses on stability and security would not let users access such programs, which can do a lot of damage if used nefariously.

Locked to Bing

Microsoft Edge is the default – and only – web browser for Windows 10 S due to no real alternatives like Chrome or Opera in the Windows Store.

While many may know that, did you know you also cannot switch the default search engine of that browser away from Bing?

Hope you are OK with Bing, because that is all you get.

Personally, I like and use Bing (I have 116K Bing points, thank you) many people still rely on Google for searches. Whether it is a preference for better localization results – particularly in Europe – or just familiarity if you like Google's way of doing things you won't like being forced into Bing. Of course, some users will just adapt – after all, it is just a search engine; moreover you can still type in and just use that.

Heck, there is even a highly-rated Windows Store app called GSearch (opens in new tab) that you can install instead.

Wrap up – It's not so bad

While these are some of the limits and walls you may hit with Windows 10 S it's not all terrible. I do miss some smaller apps like DNS Jumper, and I would love to use the Asus ZenScreen for when I travel while sticking with Windows 10 S, but overall I do get on with Microsoft's locked OS quite well for my job as well as leisure.

I stick to mostly Windows Store games like Pinball FX2, Killer Instinct, or Microsoft Ultimate Word Games. I can, of course, pair my Bluetooth Xbox controller with ease as well as other peripherals that rely on the wireless tech.

Surface Laptop display

Surface Laptop display

Interestingly, Microsoft has yet to update its Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse app to unlock functionality in its new Surface Arc Mouse. Instead, you need to rely on the Microsoft Mouse and Keyboard Center – which, also means you need to switch to Windows 10 Pro.

Most of the issues presented here are solvable and more initial speed bumps than a permanent fatal flaw. It will be interesting to see if Microsoft and its partners address some of these in the coming months and I'll be following that closely.

In the end, though, it does not matter. At any time, I can just switch to Windows 10 Pro in a process that's faster than brewing a cup of coffee. So, while a hassle for some, Microsoft still gives you a very easy out to avoid any frustration.

One month on, though, and I'll stick with Windows 10 S, while fully recognizing it's not for everyone.

Finally, it's important to remember that Windows 10 S is ultimately about education, schools, and IT departments. When you consider making Windows secure for such environments, all of those limitations above seem mostly necessary. On the other hand, apps in the Store should run and external peripherals plugged in through USB should work.

Let's hope Microsoft fixes those soon.

Daniel Rubino is the Executive Editor of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft here since 2007, back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Microsoft Surface, laptops, next-gen computing, and arguing with people on the internet.

  • Wow, even on Windows RT I still have full CMD, Powershell and regedit capabilities
  • TBH, I think it's a good things those aren't here. After all, those to me are literally "pro" features. Regular consumers/students/gramps ain't going to be using regedit or PowerShell, nor probably should they. I'm actually glad regedit "hacks" seem to be a thing of the past for Windows 10. I don't miss writing those articles at all.
  • You might be right about professional use of those features being for, well, professionals. But how does a young hacker (like me circa 1994) get to be a pro without access to those features? I didn't even know I liked being an admin until I started mucking around with my Windows 95 machine that happened to have those tools available. Had there been a need to upgrade to get access to them, I doubt I would ever have bothered and my career would probably be very different. I hear similar things from my colleagues.   Totally agree with the registry hacks, though. Always seemed odd to me to have to navigate such a muddled mess of a hierarchy and changes wouldnt necessarily take place right away. Ugh. Happy to be done with that.
  • That's when you get home or pro W10S was never meant for everybody
  • "But how does a young hacker (like me circa 1994) get to be a pro without access to those features?"
    That's why you just switch to Windows 10 Pro. Takes 3 minutes and there you go.
  • And $50, no?
  • Free right now through 2017. I mean, you have to buy a license one way or the other. Stick with S and save $50, or go Pro and pay $50. S is more than Home since it has bitlocker and remote desktop, so it's cheaper than upgrading from Home to Pro.
  • S is as useless as RT
  • Yes,  S is windows RT 2.0!
  • Free for edu and devices over $800.
  • Pay to play or go Linux.
  • If you paid for a surface laptop,  you won't be worried about 50 effin bucks to get real windows 10.
  • They do often. But they really should not. "I found this on the internet to improve ..." -> and again I lost a bunch of my hair.
  • E X A C T L Y !
  • It does not support Mixed Reality headset. It does not have mixed reality app. May you confirm it?
  • * deleted comment *
  • Chill out, nobody is using your profile picture. It's a big with the app.
  • Honestly, number one and two are issues with the developer not doing their jobs. Numbers three and four are not things the target 10S audience would do. Number five is the only legit concern, but I like Bing.
  • Totally agree, .exe issues are one problem not three, so basically only two problems. Upgrade is free early doors so if you need the extra just upgrade.
  • Daniel, many times the .exe can be opened in a utility like 8-Zip (UWP) and perhaps you can extract the drivers needed for the ZenScreen that way. Maybe, but worth a shot.
  • Agree and tried! No dice. Didn't have the right. inf files, surprisingly.
  • Any chance of installing it on another machine and locating the drivers that way? A bit much for a workaround if it does indeed work.
  • Locked to Bing? Highly likely to be challenged as illegal.
  • .
  • Not when it is free
  • Not when it is free
  • Legitimate question:
    Can you change the default search engine in Android and Chrome?
  • Yes
  • Yes, even on Chrome OS
  • Edge on Windows 10 S is so crippled, I can even change default search engine in Edge on Windows 10 Mobile. Is Internet Explorer accessible on Windows 10 S?
  • No. Not illegal.
  • Isn't Chromebook locked to Google Chrome? iPad locked to Safari? Maybe a loophole somewhere there!
  • You CAN change the search engine though in those. I'm pretty sure W10M is locked to Bing and there's never been any legal issues though
  • On W10M I can change search engine in Edge, but Cortana is locked to Bing.
  • Ah, well they haven't locked it before then. So doing it in W10S is new.
  • The "Bing Lock" issue really isn't one... set your home page to Google, and whoopty doo, you have to open Edge to search instead of just using Cortana. And frankly, the argument against Bing compared to Google is getting to the point it's so weak, it's laughable when I hear it. Fanboy opinion aside, most search stuff is gonna show up in both with very little difference.
  • I would love to agree with you, I like Bing.
    But it is next to useless in some regions, I rarely get relevant searches when I search for local stuff in Norwegian sadly.
  • Edit: accidental double post
  • Well, that's really the only real work around, the thing is you just have to always go to to do a web search. You will still be stuck at using Bing every time you use the Addressbar for searching which is the most convenient.  This will be alleviated though if there are just alternative web browsers over Windows Store, especially like with Opera, Chrome, and Firefox if they get converted to Centennial. Though I heard that there are some barriers why this isn't really happening yet. If only Microsoft seriously take care and work on their regional support efforts outside the US of their services, this won't be really much of a big deal. Bing and Cortana are victims from Microsoft not really push hard and fast enough to other regional markets. Bing isn't really that bad, but there seems no love outside from Microsoft themselves improving it outside the US and marketing it well. Cortana is full of potential that the barrier is always the lack of push.
  • Chrome won't release their browser in the Store, for starters
  • Why would they release it to Windows 10 S?  Microsoft locked default web browser to Edge, so even though there were other browsers available, they couldn't be default browser for when you open a link in an email or something like that. Why would I work to get my browser there if it cannot be set as default app.
  • It's not just with Bing, MS in general when it comes to end user things are becoming more and more focussed on US only whilst competitors are doing a much better job in the EU and rest of the world. Things like Office 365 and Azure are pretty much international with services rolling to DCs in many regions quote quickly, so on that side they aren't bad.
  • Its a really bad article formulated by an apple advocate because we all know apple products are very limited,  so the writer just trying to upgrade apple in a passive way. Non of these things are issues at all. Anyone can take a piece of software from the past and say hey this wont work on Windows, de da de, get new software. Sorry apple still sucks.
  • What are you talking about? Daniel Rubino being a massive Apple fan and writing articles without a word on Apple but which in reality aim only at promoting Apple...yes, seems legit.
  • I've had that usb-c driver issue with Windows 10 Mobile as well. I got a usb-c to hdmi/usb 3.0 adapter for my Lumia 950xl and half the time it gives me that message to try a different cable, etc. Seems as though i have to plug in the power, hdmi, and the adapter itself in the right order to get it to work
  • IPad locked to iOS apps, can't side load apps unless jail broken, no real sync between macOS and iOS but yet apple enjoys the spot light for having products that are locked to only their universe and no one seems to care. Microsoft tries to offer a similar product yet again, and yet again we have people ******** it isn't like the other windows world devices. If you want a full windows device then get that, there is a reason why Windows10S and windowsRT is what it is, a closer mirror of what ios users apparently love about the useless iOS environment. let's stop this constant ******** about things that are made purposefully a certain way for a segment of people that do not need to have full access to control panel, full command prompt access, developer mode or any other access that opens up the device. ipads don't have developer modes, ipads don't have command line access, ipads dont have expandable display options, or ports for that matter, and I repeat unless you jailbreak the devices you can’t sideload apps. So let's try orange to orange comparisons to things that show people how similar products stand up against each other, that to me makes more sense then these constant nit picking ******** sessions that compare Ford Expeditions to MINI Coopers and complain that the mini can't fit all the **** in it the expedition can.
  • You could probably do better without all the unnecessary swearing. Also, I don't consider any of this nitpicking. It's literally reporting on what this OS can and cannot do, because a lot of this was never conveyed. It's simply pointing out interesting bits and walls I hit when running Windows 10 S daily. While things like locked to Bing, or inability to run regedits are fine, I think no USB drivers for newer peripherals or a Windows Store app not running when it should are worth bringing to Microsoft's attention as well as the audience here. If I paid $99 for Adobe Elements and it did not work, I may be ticked off. I find no value in ignoring Windows 10 S and I'll continue to share my experiences, thoughts, and criticisms where warranted.
  • Excellent reply, Mr. Rubino. 
  • Where I agreed with Dan ( if I was a newbie, buying a new laptop that couldn't work with my new peripherals and/or software because of driver issues would not impress me). I'm sure Microsoft will have this in mind and at some point fix the issue.
  • "In fact, by late 2018 OEMs will be required to do drivers this way." Woah, in general (exe issues aside), this is FANTASTIC news going forward! Even when their "helper app" is no longer supported or works, you won't have to go hunting for drivers.
  • What about the likes of GPU vendors for example? Last time I installed Windows, the Nvidia drivers on Windows Update were at least 2 versions behind the .exe download from Nvidia's website
  • that's Nvidia not keeping WU up to date... but the thing is, if you plug in the hardware, A DRIVER will still load for it and it will work.
  • I understood 10 S to be a bit more powerful mobile OS -- not a power-user OS. So I'm good with most of it, but project centennial could obviously use some work.
    116K Bing points. I thought I was a heavy user -- I only search for videos with Bing.
  • $99 seems over priced for the photo editing to me. Adobe gives the full version of Photoshop, Lightroom, Creative Cloud with file sync, and your own portfolio website for $9.99/month. You get a license that lets you install on as many computers as you want but can only keep 2 logged in at a time. I never even thought about driver issues on Windows 10 S...guess they've got bugs to work out.
  • I hate to say it, but I can't think of many world-beating products that reviews referred to as "not so bad."
  • I'm writing that for the nerds here, not for general consumers. It's also about the OS experience, which is just Windows 10. Were I to say "OMG, Windows 10 S is the most AMAZING thing ever" people would be bitching that I'm too pro-Microsoft. The main point is whatever your thoughts on S is, it doesn't matter since you can just switch to Pro. Regardless, even someone with my job/lifestyle can live in S and be just fine.
  • Let's get down to what Windows 10S is here, a stripped down to basics version of the full fat windows 10. Maybe the stores that sell need to upsell to free Pro or at least inform the buyer of its limitations in its basic form.
  • Damn'ed if you do,  Damn'ed if you don't Daniel!  Can't please the kool aid anywhere for that matter.  Same over on the "other sites" too.  Make one complaint,  or nit pit something,  the kool aid drinkers are down your throat.   NO system is perfect.  
  • Speaking as a Sysadmin/Security guy, not allowing ANYBODY to run CMD, Powershell, or Regedit is a very very good idea from the security standpoint (and after all, that IS the stated idea of Windows S.) CMD, Regedit, and specifically Powershell are now frequently used by spammers/scammers/trojans/viruses to do all kinds of nefarious things to your system in the background. Killing these scripting tools is a good first start. I don't know if they have restricted access to VBS too (I hope so) and all the other scripting tools, but I know that their own "Maintenance" tool uses these same scripting tools so I doubt it. Many, MANY W32 apps use these tools for their install processes still. The biggest and most GLARING security hole in all of WIndows S however continues to be the embedded "Adobe Flash" component in Edge. I know that MS patches it every single month (and sometimes multiple times a month) but the whole idea of embedding the single WORST piece of software (from a security perspective) ever written into the OS and then making sure that the user and admins CANNOT update it anywhere but from Windows Update is a terrible idea. Almost nobody needs Flash anymore anyway except in Enterprise situations, and they are NEVER going to run Windows S anyway (they will run the Enterprise version of Windows 10, or at least W10 Pro.)
  • All acceptable if the product is a cheap budget option, like a chromebook is, but this OS should never have ever been the standard opertating system for the Surface Laptop. Yes there is a free upgrade, for now. But, if I was part of the non-tech public and bought a Surface Laptop, I would just take it straight back because it does less that other far cheaper alternatives, including other surfaces.
  • i wouldn't be surprised if the upgrade to Pro is free forever with the Surface Laptop. Hell, i wouldn't be surprised if you started seeing S as default on many more expensive machines with free upgrades to Pro available. Give Pro to those people who actually need it, and S to those who don't. It'll increase S install numbers and increase the exposure of the Windows Store and hopefully get more developers in there.
  • genuine question for you Daniel or anyone who knows this for sure:
    i get all my drivers through windows update, yet sometimes i still go to device manager and do a manual driver update check for every hardware on my device. and the big surprise? sometimes i find them. i did found for a intel integrated videocard and for something CPU related. what is that? different servers for those drivers? why is microsoft doing that?
  • Looknig for the drivers in Device Manager basically does a Google search for the latest drivers, checks compatibility, and installs them if needed. The drivers can be hosted on the company's website without Microsoft being involved. 
      Windows Update drivers are hosted on Microsoft's servers and must be uploaded and certified by Microsoft. Because of the time it takes to certify the drivers, the drivers you find online or in Device Manager are usually newer than the ones in Windows Update. 
  • The holy grail for myself would be to be able to do a RESET keeping files, and have the Start Screen and Task Bar icons come back the way they were. I wouldn't even mind if the App Tiles appeared on the Start Menu and downloaded when clicked. Of course it would be great if the apps just came back as installed and arranged as before as well. This seems possible as it now happens similarly on WinPho 10. Do you know of any plans to implement this? Or do they think Win 10 S will never need a reset, hehe....
  • Which is almost completely possible now in W10M so it should be doable.
  • If Microsoft is serious about making the Windows Store legit, they're going to have to bite the bullet and tell developers that starting with Windows 11 in 2020, your app must be "store-ready" or it will be unusable. Basically, they have to cut people/developers off once and for all. Eventually, developers will have to follow as Windows 10 gets old and Microsoft stops supporting it. But so long as there is a "real" version of Windows out there... any "hobbled" version will fail.
  • Mac did it from System 9 to OSX, but their installed base was tiny compared to the legacy base of Windows. Think how many people were running XP just last year. In two years you will probably still have a huge chunk of W7 people.
  • So aren't the members of this website aware of what Windows 10 S represents? A break from legacy. The 'old ways' must be abandoned. The Desktop Bridge is a crutch. It's time for developers to step up.
  • Until the Store is dominant developers will do the bare minimum with Centennial Bridge (hence the Elements issues). Frankly most Bridge apps I've tried I quickly dumped because the UI/UX were so dated and of no advantage over true UWP I had (e.g. Inkscape is using an XP era UI but I can get any number of better drawing programs in the Store).
  • Yep. That's why developers need to step up. Microsoft should lead the way with some cool must have UWP app(s).
  • In a lot of cases they have, Fresh Paint was a W8 invention to showcase modern design in a drawing app. Photos has been adding features left and right. Even Office has modernized their stolid UI
  • But will they step up? It's the old catch 22 situation - people won't buy Windows 10 S machines if they can't use the apps they want or the hardware they've spent money on doesn't work through lack of drivers. Software developers won't see the need to make their apps compatible if there's no market. Nobody wins
  • My experience with consumers is that they load crap on their machines they don't need that slows down or infect their machines. The new app model and the Windows Store is the remedy. The prosumer/experts know which Windows SKU to choose.
  • yes, this exactly! they can still load a load of crap apps but they wont slow the system down the way all the crap .exe's do! They can also get rid of the crap app's a LOT easier!
  • I find the existence of Windows 10 S redundant. If someone really wants to avoid the "windows rot", just enable "allow store-only apps" in the settings. Sure it's an extra step, but it's better than jumping all these other hoops to use 10 S. Better yet, Microsoft could have simply enabled the toggle by default for Surface Laptop, without all the additional hassle and confusion of trying to market 10 S. It would have been better to market as, "Surface Laptop comes with Windows 10 Pro, only locked to Windows Store by default."
  • I won't be surprised if the Windows 10 Home SKU has the option of warning users of installing apps outside the Store on by default in the future. I also expect in the future Windows 10 S to become free for anymore, like Linux.
  • I wouldn't be surprised by this either. Apple already do this in OSX, or they did when I last bought one in Late 2012, Can't see why they would have changed that tbh, with that you could override the setting directly from the dialog that pops up
  • one more thing not posible with WINDOWS 10S. Bing daily wallpaper i.e. bing desktop. surprising that this isn't in the store. i like having my wall paper change every day to something new.
  • You can choose google YouTube or even Facebook as a search engine on edge.. You just have to open it in a tab before changing it.
  • The actual setting in Edge that allows you to do this is missing
  • Extract/install the drivers on a different computer. Then use double driver to get the diver files, store them on a usb drive and move them to the W10S computer. 
  • Photoshop Elements 15 does work on Windows 10S. I am using it right now. To get around that weird bug at first launch simply right click on an image and select edit with Photoshop to bypass the initial launch screen. After this initial launch it works as expected. I have also found that changing the default option for launching directly into Edit mode instead of the splash screen works also.
  • Why so much hate on bing ? Porn is easier to find on it...
  • I quite like Bing myself, ironically when I find it to be noticeably worse than google is when I'm looking up info related to News about MS announcements, looking for documentation on .NET etc. Bit ironic but that's my experience. Otherwise I do like and use Bing daily
  • I hope Microsoft gets in trouble with the EU for locking 10 S to Bing. There is no security reason to do that.
  • So Daniel can get that 100$ Gift card for windows store easily. :) I've set my goals for that. hahahaha
  • Drivers are the biggest issue. Panay forgets that college students still print, at least in U.S. And there are several problems with the Store. For example, Fallout shelter is extremely positive on Steam. In store, one star because it crashes, doesn't open, . . .
  • There are many printer drivers available through Windows Update, so no problem.
  • This device is so limited and restricted I'm not sure why anyone would want it. While it's said it's not RT revisited it sure seems like it. 
  • Daniel, you say you are sticking with 10 S for now and understand it may not be for everyone. I honestly don't get who it IS for I guess, The points you make in this article only further my confusion of why anyone would use 10 S (outside of young adults for education). It's not like it can do things 10 Pro can't, exact opposite actually. I just don't get it, which is fine I guess, just means I'm not the target audience.
  • 247,843 lifetime points. Amateur. :P
  • As for browsers from the Windows Store, Monument Browser(including nice animation features and transparency) seems like a good option, there is UC browser as well.
  • What about audio/video codecs?  I'm using to loading packs for codecs on my Windows installations that every media player can access.  It is known that Microsoft doesn't package the Mpeg codec anymore, so no DVD playback by default.  Is there a way to handle these things on Windows 10 S? I know VLC is available in the store, but last time I tried the store app was far from as good as the desktop version.
  • I don't know if I can live without a command prompt of some sort. ping, tracrt, pathping, netstat et all are all in use daily. I know there are some graphical repalcements that could be installed from the store It would take me a awhile to find a couple I liked.
  • I'm pretty sure that this version of windows isn't aimed at anyone who knows what tracert is. This is more what you give your mom so she doesn't blow up her computer the first time a malicious ad pops up. (Better yet, those tech support scam calls can't get in!)  
  • Does this web page work on Windows 10 S? I ask because I use the Edge browser on my PC and I get broken links in various areas. For example when I hit reply I get a very long line of code instead of the expected text input screen. This is not the only web page I have discovered that has difficulties with the Edge browser. Oddly Windows Central is one of them. So browser compatibility could be the biggest issue it faces.
  • Personally I think Windows 10s has advantages:   1)  For the older generation this platform is ideal, it will give them access to what they they need without the worry of virus's  2)  Windows 10s will help to lower the cost of a laptop (please note the Surface Laptop is microsofts way of displaying the best of Windows 10s) 3)  It will help to drive developers to the store (every little helps).  By driving them to the store little by little it will help to fulfill the new category of device which will have ARM chips, with C Shell and therefore act as a pocket PC. 4)  It gives consumer choice 5)  Can be used in the enterprise market   Honest
  • What A Fail!