Windows 10: Go 2 Windows 10S activation and potentiial replacement with W 10

Discus and support Go 2 Windows 10S activation and potentiial replacement with W 10 in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I hope I'm posting this in the right place. I just bought a new Surface Go 2. First question, I don't want to have to sign in to a Microsoft account... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Judy in Texas, May 4, 2021 at 6:07 AM.

  1. Go 2 Windows 10S activation and potentiial replacement with W 10


    I hope I'm posting this in the right place. I just bought a new Surface Go 2. First question, I don't want to have to sign in to a Microsoft account every time I use the computer. How do I do this? I will use it mainly as a tablet for reading magazine subscriptions that I am converting from paper. My prior experience is with W10 Pro. I had my desktop upgraded from W7 by a shop, and it just shows a screen with my name and I press enter to use it. I got a used/wiped Dell laptop and loaded W10 from its saved information and was able to set it up to login with a PIN. I would be o.k. with either of these, just not the whole sign in kit and caboodle. Second question, at some point I may want to convert it to Windows 10 Home (so I can use Firefox, notepad ++, etc.). Are there things I should do differently during my initial activation if I might go that route in the future? Thank you so much.

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    Judy in Texas, May 4, 2021 at 6:07 AM
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  2. Bree Win User

    Go 2 Windows 10S activation and potentiial replacement with W 10

    No, nothing special required. You should be able to switch out of S Mode at any time. Note that it's a one-way switch, you cannot go back to S Mode.

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/p/su...t:techspecstab

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...b-93baebeebc85


    Switch from Windows 10 in S mode to Windows 10 Pro
     
  3. 95Viper Win User
    Windows 10 Activation (Insider)

    How long did you wait for activation?
    When I re-installed with a fresh install... it took a few hours to sync and activate.
    However, it did, finally, activate.
     
  4. Ahhzz Win User

    Go 2 Windows 10S activation and potentiial replacement with W 10

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    Pressing “Windows+Pause Break” (it’s up there next to scroll lock) opens the “System” Window.

    Windows 10: In the new version of Windows, Explorer has a section called Quick Access. This includes your frequent folders and recent files. Explorer defaults to opening this page when you open a new window. If you’d rather open the usual This PC, with links to your drives and library folders, follow these steps:

    • Open a new Explorer window.
    • Click View in the ribbon.
    • Click Options.
    • Under General, next to “Open File Explorer to:” choose “This PC.”
    • Click OK


    credit to Lifehacker.
     
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