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From the box to startup to browsing, Windows helps you stay secure

Next-generation antivirus and malware defense. Tracking prevention.2 Biometric logins.3 All built-in, always updated, and at no extra cost to you.

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Secure sign-in with Windows Hello

Forget your passwords. With Windows Hello, logging in just takes a glance with your face or a scan of your fingerprint.3

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Edge online privacy

Tracking prevention helps you manage how websites track you and gives you control over your privacy settings.4

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Set it and forget it

Windows PCs can automatically backup precious files to the cloud in OneDrive—allowing for selected files to be made recoverable in the event of a cyberattack.5

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Empower and protect

Stay connected with your loved ones, develop stronger safety habits, and create a safer online space with the Microsoft Family Safety app.6

Windows Security

Advanced security to defend against today’s cyberthreats. Built-in, routinely updated, and at no extra cost to you.7 That’s Windows Security.

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Say goodbye to passwords with Windows Hello

Windows Hello allows for more secure and personal sign-ins with biometrics, like your face or fingerprint.3 8

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Microsoft Edge helps keep your data yours

Tracking Prevention gives you more control over how websites track your data.4 Password Generator provides hard-to-crack passwords. Password Monitor will alert you if they are compromised.4 Kids Mode allows for childproof web sessions with strict content filters.9

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Your digital life—secured

OneDrive keeps your files backed up and protected with ransomware detection and file recovery options. And for your most important files, you get a secure folder that you can only access with a second step of identity verification.5

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Microsoft Family Safety

The Family Safety app helps you to stay connected with your loved ones, develop stronger safety habits, and create a safer online space.6

Keep track of your stuff

Whether it’s your laptop or digital pen, the Find My Device feature on Windows 11 can help you locate it. Just save the device’s location when it’s connected to the internet and then go to your Microsoft account to locate it.

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Features and app availability may vary by region.

1 Windows Defender version 4.12 & 4.18 scored 100% detection for protection against 0-day malware attacks, inclusive of web and e-mail threats (Real-World Testing) by AV-Test, July and August, 2019.

2 Requires the latest version of Microsoft Edge.

3 Requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IT sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.

4 Available on the latest version of Microsoft Edge. Must be signed into a Microsoft account.​

5 Files may be made available for offline use. Otherwise, internet access required. Fees may apply. OneDrive files are restored to the state they were in before the attack occurred. File versions created up to 30 days in the past can be restored at any time for any reason. Requires Microsoft account.

6 App available as separate download for free. Location permissions must be active; driving safety available only in the U.S., U.K., Australia, and Canada; Microsoft 365 Family subscription required for location alerts and drive safety features.

7 During the device support period provided by the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).

8 Available for selected companion devices and selected Windows 10 editions.

9 Feature availability limited to US only.

10 Files may be made available for offline use. Otherwise, internet access required. Fees may apply. OneDrive files are restored to the state they were in before the attack occurred. File versions created up to 30 days in the past can be restored at any time for any reason. Requires Microsoft account.