Detect if running under Windows 10/11 S

Peter Volz 1,095 Reputation points
2024-01-24T20:59:07.33+00:00

Hello all How to check in a .net framework winforms app if we're running under Windows 10/11 S? To be specific, I'm on .net 4.0 full profile, vb, but C# solution is fine as well. Any idea? :)

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  1. Jiachen Li-MSFT 24,201 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-01-25T02:45:47.2933333+00:00

    Hi @Peter Volz ,

    You can check the SKUPolicyRequired in HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\CI\Policy , the value 1 indicates the Windows 10 device is operating in S mode.

    Best Regards.

    Jiachen Li


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  2. Dewayne Basnett 1,041 Reputation points
    2024-02-01T15:53:00.47+00:00

    I wonder if these might help

            Dim os As String = My.Computer.Info.OSFullName 'WMI must be installed
            Dim plat As String = My.Computer.Info.OSPlatform
            Dim vers As String = My.Computer.Info.OSVersion
    
    
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