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Reusing Windows 11 Password Will Be Flagged

Microsoft has added a new feature to warn users when they type their Windows password into a scam site. It's particularly aimed at people who reuse passwords, a particularly risky approach. "Enhanced Phishing Protection" is available to both ... consumer and business users who've installed 22H2, the first major update for Windows 11. However, it's not yet switched on by default and instead users must enable it in settings menus. The relevant menus are Start, Settings, Privacy ... (view more)

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Reset Forgotten Windows Password

Have you ever lost or forgotten your Windows password? Infopackets Reader Steve J. writes: " Last week, a friend borrowed my laptop and changed my password. I didn't realize this until now because I haven't had to reboot the system. Now I am ... completely locked out! To make matters worse, he doesn't remember what he changed the password to. The laptop is Dell Inspiron 15 running Windows 10. What do I need to do to reset my password?" My response: If you lost your password, there are a few ways you can reset the password to local account. The methods I'll describe below ... (view more)

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