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Security, Sign-in and Accounts
All about user accounts on your Surface
Learn about user accounts, Microsoft accounts, and how to switch between different accounts on your Surface.
Switch your Surface local account to a Microsoft account
Learn how to switch your Surface local account to a Microsoft account to enjoy the best cloud-connected experience.
Using the desktop
Learn how to pin apps to the desktop taskbar, close or minimize Windows Store apps with a mouse click, and go to the desktop when you sign in.
Recover a compromised Microsoft account Windows.com
We can help you recover your account, and help prevent it from being hacked again.
Security checklist for Windows Windows.com
Take advantage of all the ways you can help keep your PC safer and more secure with Windows.
Set up Family Safety Windows.com
Family Safety helps you set limits on your child's PC time, as well as the websites, apps, and games they can use (and when).
When to trust a website Windows.com
Tips on how to tell if a website is safe.
How do I find and remove a virus? Windows.com
Learn how to Windows Defender to identify and remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.
Windows Firewall from start to finish
Learn why and how to use Windows Firewall.
Help protect your files with BitLocker Windows.com
BitLocker helps protect all the files on a drive from hackers, even if they've removed the drive and put in in a different PC.
BitLocker recovery keys FAQ Windows.com
If you're locked out of your PC, you'll need a BitLocker recovery key to sign back in.
Protect your PC Windows.com
Learn about the built-in features you can use to keep your PC safer and more secure with Windows.
Sign in, sign out, and lock your Surface
Find out about your options for signing in and out of your Surface, including switching accounts and unlocking the screen.
Forgot your Surface password?
If you forget your password for signing into Surface, here's help how to reset or retrieve it so you can sign in again.