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Switching out of S Mode in Windows 10

This document outlines how to switch out of S mode should you run into trouble installing GlobalProtect.

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1. To check if your PC is running in S mode, go to Settings > System > About.  You will see there that your PC is in "S mode."
S mode

2. Go to Settings > Update and Security > Activation.
S mode 2

3. Find the Switch to Windows 10 Home or Switch to Windows 10 Pro section, then select the Go to the Store link.
S mode 3

4. On the page that appears in the Microsoft Store (Switch out of S mode or similar page), select the Get button.  After you confirm this action, you'll be able to install apps from outside the Microsoft Store.




Keywords:S mode globalprotect switch switching switched out windows 10   Doc ID:99142
Owner:Kristin S.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2020-03-19 14:58 CSTUpdated:2020-04-13 15:09 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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