Free online safety tips

Whether you tweet, friend, post, or follow, Microsoft provides online safety guidance and resources to fit your lifestyle.  Along with the Microsoft Safety & Security Center, we are active on a variety of social networking sites.

  • Twitter – Follow us to receive brief tips to help protect yourself and your family, get live sound bites from online safety conferences, and read what others in the industry are saying about online safety topics.
  • Facebook – For informative, once-a-day guidance, “like us” and join our online safety discussion.  Encourage your friends and family to get involved too. 
  • YouTube – Watch our online safety videos and use them to help educate others about practicing smarter online behaviors. (Multiple languages available.)

Make practical safety habits part of your daily online routine.

About the Author
Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »

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  1. Anonymous

    XP Home Security 2012 will not install and prevent me using disc clean up

  2. Anonymous

    I try to reinstall the Microsoft Security Essentials, but I had Error code: 0X80070643? How can i install that?

  3. Anonymous


    Xp Home Secuirty is a rogue fake antivirus program that hijacks your computer and requests money for fixing.

    XP Home Security 2012 Uninsatll Guide(scroll down the page beyond Ads to actual guide.…/remove-win-7-antispyware-2012

    If you are in North America, you can call MS Support at 866-727-2338 for help with virus and spyware infections.

    @Muthu, see the following:

    Error code 0X80070643 Microsoft Security Essentials…/908fad3e-f9fc-4d8a-be83-ae7d3bc48db5


    Questions such as the above can be posted @

    Microsft Security Essentials Forums…/protect

  4. Anonymous

    Unable to enter hotmail

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