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Windows 10X will feature clever anti-theft protection to deter thieves

January 14, 2021

Via: TechRadar

Microsoft is adding a new anti-theft feature to Windows 10X, which will stop people from resetting a stolen device and reusing it.

With anti-theft protection turned on, you will need to enter in your PIN or Microsoft Account password to reset the device – which essentially reinstalls Windows 10X and sets everything back to their default settings.

So, if someone stole your Windows 10X device, they would not be able to reset it. This would effectively permanently lock them out of the device, and would keep the ‘Find my device’ feature running, which could help you locate it.

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