W10 'The Service' Takeover Continues: New Windows 10 S School-Laptops Lockdown MS Default Browser, Search

Windows 10 S blocks default to Edge and Bing. What's Microsoft teaching us?

[excerpted] "Commentary: Educators -- and the parents who pay them -- need to think twice before signing up for laptops that run Microsoft's locked-down operating system."

May 2
, Microsoft held an event to launch a new education-focused version of its Windows 10 operating system that can run on ultracheap laptops. Windows 10 S is a locked-down version of Windows 10 Pro: Microsoft made it crystal-clear that you can only install apps from the Windows app store on Win 10 S systems, and that if you want to breach its walled garden you can upgrade to Windows 10 Pro.

From the FAQ:

Microsoft Edge is the default web browser on Microsoft 10 S. You are able to download another browser that might be available from the Windows Store, but Microsoft Edge will remain the default if, for example, you open an .htm file. Additionally, the default search provider in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer cannot be changed.

So if you can't change the default, we're teaching them that a browser isn't a real choice, something that Microsoft already got slammed on legally.

But worse, we're teaching them that search engines aren't a real choice, either. And being herded to a search engine you have no choice in? That's a form of censorship.

"Herded [like cattle?] to a search engine you have no choice in" - obviously the intent for this could be to return only the results MS wants students to see. Obviously the only intent of that could be to mold the minds of the students to what MS wants them to be.

And only MS-apps from the MS store too, limiting what could be done with the computer.

How many would be surprised to see school administrators across the world willingly signing on to the program? - effectively putting the education of the next generation wholly into the hands of the would-be global masters. Do not be surprised.

Note: While at this point the W10 restricting 'freedom-of-software' is applicable to 'ultracheap laptops' used for classrooms only - which is no small thing in itself as it provides the means for control of information i.e. brainwash capability of the youth - it can only be seen as also indicative of the direction overall that "Windows 10 The Service" is going. W10 'the service' that downloads and updates itself continually, never to stop, which can only mean morphing into things not yet known; all of which can serve one purpose only, namely, controlling not only all software, information, etc. but the real goal...all people. On 'The Service' see:

Original release: Windows 10 'The Service' Is Big Brother Computer Takeover: "All I Wanna Be Is Everything" Says He; "World Is Ready" 8-7-15 "When Windows 8 was released the stated goal was to create a cross-platform, universal*, so-to-speak, single operating system. This is now accomplished with Windows 10...Probably the biggest change with the introduction of Windows 10 is the concept of Windows now being a "service", as opposed to a specific operating system tied to a specific device. Converting Windows to a service means very simply that the user no longer has control over the system...With W10 redefining the operating system as a service, updates are now mandatory. Not only security updates, but also the very system features. Like it or not, whatever new thing comes out is getting downloaded and installed automatically on W10 systems. No 'off' button on this one. And this for "the life of the device" says Microsoft. In other words, as radically Big-Brother as W10 is here now right out of the box, what it might look like in one year, two years, five years...Well, the ZWO MS-branch already made the answer to that question known back in 2012 when Windows 8 was first released: "All I wanna be is everything...": ...a talking computer...that wants to be everything...sounds like the makings for an Orwellian nightmare. [see post]

1st yr. anniversary release: Windows 10 "The Service" 1st-Anniversary Update 8-2-16: Cortana Gets Tentacles, No Off Switch -- Spirit Guides For All 7-31-16 "[excerpted] 'Windows 10 users will no longer be able to disable Cortana after the Anniversary Update, according to reports. Microsoft's virtual assistant is set to replace the standard search function in the upcoming software update, which rolls out on 2 August and is mandatory to Windows 10 Home customers'
*Step by step, update by update, the plan unfolds - the 'universal software system' to control the entire earth [Rev. 13:1]. No plan 'b'.

Got 10?
 Rev. 18:4
Rev. 13:1 'And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy'

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