Update to the new Microsoft Edge
Make sure you have administrator privileges on your device and do the following: Go to the Microsoft Edge web page to download and install Microsoft Edge on your Windows, macOS, iOS, or Android device. When prompted, Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your device?, select Yes.
How do I log on as an administrator?
To log on as an administrator, you need to have a user account on the computer with an Administrator account type. If you are not sure if the account that you have on the computer is an administrator account, you can check the account type after you have logged on. The steps that you should follow will vary, depending on whether your computer ...
Block pop-ups in Microsoft Edge
The Microsoft Edge feature that blocks pop-ups is effective in preventing websites from automatically opening a new window or tab, or a partial window on top of your current web page. This feature is turned on by default. There are many different types of pop-ups, including advertisements, notices, offers, or alerts that can appear at various times on any web page. Some can be helpful, such as ...
Applies To: Microsoft account dashboard
KB5005463—PC Health Check Application
This update installs the PC Health Check application onto Windows 10,version 20H2 and later devices. However, we will not install PC Health Check on Windows 11 devices. PC Health Check includes diagnostics to monitor device health and troubleshooting to improve performance, all from the convenience of a single dashboard. Key features include:
Fix Windows Update errors
At the end of each step, you’ll be asked “Did this resolve the issue?”. If it’s resolved, select Yes, and you’re done! If it isn’t resolved, select No and continue with the guided walk-through. Step 1: On which Windows version did you get the error? If you don’t know, see Which Windows operating system am I running? Note: If you ...
Resolve Upload blocked, Sign into save this file, or Save a copy errors
Once it's removed, to reconnect, click Add a service, then hover over Storage and select OneDrive.
Applies To: Excel for Microsoft 365, Word for Microsoft 365, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365, Excel for Microsoft 365 for Mac, Word for Microsoft 365 for Mac, PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 for Mac, OneDrive (work or school), OneDrive (home or personal), OneDrive for Mac, OneDrive for Windows
Change or reset your Windows password
Note: If you don't see security questions after you select the Reset password link, make sure your device name isn't the same as your local user account name (the name you see when you sign in).To see your device name, right-click Start , select System, and scroll to the Device specifications section. If the device name is the same as your account name, you can create a new administrator ...
How to update Windows Security
Security Windows 10. Windows Update downloads updates for Windows Security automatically to help keep your device safe and protect it from attacks.
Account has been locked
Microsoft accounts are usually locked if the account holder has violated our Microsoft Services Agreement. Here are some common reasons why accounts are locked, though not all account locks occur for these reasons: Malware, phishing, and other harmful activities. Microsoft forbids the use of our services for: Malware: Sending intentionally ...
Send and receive text messages from your PC
Sending a message. On your PC, in the Phone Link app, select Messages. To start a new conversation, select New message. Enter the name or phone number of a contact. Select the person you want to send a message to. A new message thread opens for you to begin with. If you encounter issues while using messages, our troubleshooting tips may help.