"Make My PC more secure" Alert Keeps Appearing in Windows 10

Tags windows-10

Symptom

User suddenly gets a prompt to "Make my PC more secure". This prompt appears at seemingly random times.

Sample:

 

 

Solution

This is in fact a valid Windows alert, although it may be annoying to some users. To prevent this from happening, perform the following steps:

  1. Click  >> Settings >> Accounts >> Email & app accounts
  2. Ensure there are no accounts listed under Email, calendar, and contacts. The following example is what the window should look like:

Details

Article ID: 525
Created
Thu 9/27/18 2:35 PM
Modified
Thu 10/18/18 11:19 AM