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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
Keep your Windows computer healthy with periodic checkups
Got a new device and want it to last? Follow these steps to keep your device in shape.
Windows 10 monthly updates
Learn about Windows 10 monthly updates to keep your digital life safe and secure.
How to get the Windows 10 November 2019 Update
Windows Update keeps your device safe and functioning at its best. Learn about how to get the Windows 10 November 2019 Update.
windows security real protection
Hello, I have problem with my windows security real protection i can't turn it on how can i fix this one?
Staying safe from web browser scams
Windows Defender engineer Erik Wahlstrom has seen web browser scams. Here, Erik shows how to spot a scam and how to best use Windows and Microsoft Edge for online safety.
Introducing the new Microsoft Family Safety: the story behind the app
Microsoft Family Safety is a new app on iOS and Android that helps you protect your family across the digital and real worlds, to give you peace of mind. It helps families find screen time balance, develop healthy digital habits, explore safely online, and locate their loved ones. Learn more about the app and Microsoft family safety features at https://aka.ms/microsoftfamilysafety.
How to get the Windows 10 April 2018 Update
Windows 10 April 2018 Update is on its way to you! Learn about the rollout and how to get the update when you want it.
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.
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.
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.