Windows 10’s retail mode gets revealed


Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 later this month. The company released Build 10166 of Windows 10 Technical Preview to Insiders yesterday. Alongside bug fixes and improvements, the latest build seems to bring a new “retail mode”. The retail mode basically promotes some of the new features on Windows 10 – it changes Microsoft Edge’s homepage to Microsoft Store and disables Control Panel as well. The retail mode includes a screen saver dubbed as “attract loop” which shows some of the features of Windows 10, take a look at the screenshot in the video below:

As you may expect, this is meant to be available for retail stores. However, there is an easy way to enable it on your Windows 10 PC. Keep in mind that enabling the retail mode will clean all of your content on your PC. Nonetheless, if you want to enable it, head over to Settings -> Windows Update and Recovery -> Activation and click on the word ‘Windows’ five times to enter the retail mode. After that, Windows will ask you to submit the retail code – just leave the input fields empty and click on finish to finish the process. Then, Windows will restart in retail mode and you’ll be logged in as Darrin DeYoung.

Will you be enabling the retail mode on Windows 10? Let us know in the comment section below!

Via: Neowin

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