"Since Windows 10 S has just been recently announced, we are working with our partners on app compatibility and to provide more detailed information", wrote Microsoft on its Windows 10 S FAQ page.
The security hole was patched in the eve of Microsoft's Build 2017 conference, which kicks off this Wednesday.
So if you're considering purchasing a device running Windows 10 S, keep in mind you'll be using Microsoft's browser whether you like it or not. But, these numbers don't tell the entire story and we can get a better adoption rate of Windows 10 since we have additional figures to utilize.
With regard to the release date, the Microsoft Surface Phone is not expected to arrive this year, but in 2018. The fix is now available via Windows Update for Windows 7, RT, 8.1, 10 and other versions that IT professionals are more familiar with.
It also means going beyond its considerable efforts in bringing Microsoft Office and other key apps to Apple iOS and Google's Android. Earlier in the day at the annual event, company CEO Satya Nadella said that a half billion devices are now running Windows 10, its latest operating system.
As consumers have embraced smartphones, Microsoft increasingly is building its products with business and government agencies in mind, said Gartner analyst Ed Anderson. Some of the rumored and speculated announcements include the demo and unveiling of the Harman Kardon Invoke speaker which will be powered by Cortana.
With the release of Windows 8 and the elimination of the classic Windows Start Menu, some developers started to develop excellent alternatives that allowed us to use this menu in the operating system, greatly improving its usability. On the developer side of this announcement, Microsoft said the Cortana Skills Kit was now in public preview (in the USA only), allowing developers to "build skills for Cortana by creating a bot and publishing it to the new Cortana channel of the Microsoft Bot Framework". However, the company's focus on Windows 10 Pro in the above statement hinted that the first line of this statement may not be the end of the story. The company's Cortana digital assistant is primarily a resident of Windows 10 personal computers.