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Cleaner, faster, safer – Keeping potentially unwanted apps at bay
Potentially unwanted applications (PUA) are a category of software that can cause your device to run slowly, display unexpected ads, or at worst, install other software which may be more harmful or annoying. In the Windows 10 May 2020 update, Potentially Unwanted App blocking is available to everyone running Windows 10!
Configure your camera privacy settings in Windows 10
Windows 10 lets you stay in the driver's seat when it comes to the use of your PC camera. Learn about the settings you'll need to keep it that way.
Never get locked out of your Windows 10 PC again!
Lost your password? Ananda Sarkar shows how Windows 10 now lets you reset it if you get locked out, so you can get back to work.
Windows Feedback Hub: We're listening
The Feedback Hub team talks all things feedback and how they use your suggestions to improve Windows.
Device performance & health: Checkup for your PC's wellness
Monitor four key areas that impact your device's performance on Device performance & health.
How to get the Windows 10 October 2020 Update
The Windows 10 October 2020 Update - also known as Windows 10, version 20H2 - is now available! Windows program manager Mabel Gomes explains how easy it is to update your device and access all the latest features to help you stay protected and productive. Keep in mind that you may not see the "Download and install" option on your device, as we are slowly throttling up availability over the coming weeks. In addition, your device might have a compatibility issue for which we will apply a safeguard hold until we are confident that you will have a good update experience. For more details, see this Windows blog: https://aka.ms/how-to-get-20H2. To learn more about the new and updated features in Windows 10, visit https://www.microsoft.com/windows/features. For guidance on how to plan for new capabilities in Windows for your business, see this article: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-it-pro-blog/planning-for-new-capabilities-in-windows-10/ba-p/1676153
Staying safe from call scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom shows you some ways to spot and avoid technical support call scams, and what to do if you get a scam call.
windows security not responding
Recently uninstalled MacAfee from my (win 10) pc and was going to use the windows security. Uninstalled it using the windows append several restarts nothing happening . downloaded the Mcafee MPRC? tool and that took the rest out . opened the security app and had the blue security screen open then the option page was blank except for the settings gear bottom l/h side and the menu bars. If I click on the security logo on the tool bar I get a response of the page opening but nothing else Did get in touch with technical support but had to dash off just when I was getting into it and had isolated non Microsoft in msconfig and restarted. unable to get back in touch and continue any advice please
The Windows Security app uses the Windows Security Service (SecurityHealthService or Windows Security Health Servce), which in turn utilizes the Security Center service to ensure the app provides the most up-to-date information about the protection status on the endpoint, including protection offered by third-party antivirus products, Windows ...
Microsoft Defender Antivirus Formerly known as Windows Defender, Microsoft Defender Antivirus still delivers the comprehensive, ongoing, and real-time protection you expect against software threats like viruses, malware, and spyware across email, apps, the cloud, and the web.
Open the Windows Security app by searching the start menu for Security, and then selecting Windows Security. Select the Virus & threat protection tile (or the shield icon on the left menu bar). Under the Manage settings, select Virus & threat protection settings. Under the Exclusions setting, select Add or remove exclusions.
When you get a new device and start up Windows 10 for the first time, the antivirus protection that comes installed with the device is your default security app. However, Windows Security is pre-installed and ready for you to use at any time.