Secure Hotmail Account
Categories : Hotmail
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We have discussed most of the topics on Hotmail account in our previous posts. This post here gives you information about securing your account and how it is done. What to do when your Hotmail account has been hacked? This is a frequently asked question (FAQ) from most of the beginners. There are lot of chances of your account being hacked. Hacking is done intentionally, to access your personal information or send spam in your mail box. But you don’t need to worry that much. There are some major steps that you can do to secure your email accounts.
1. Installing an anti-virus on your computer.
This is one of the preventive measure to protect your computer from malicious software and other virus that helps the hackers to access your account. So, you need to choose a very appropriate anti-virus to install on your computer that can protect internet attacks on your computer. And another important thing to remember after you install anti-virus is regular updates and sc
anning of your computer. So, before changing or setting new password, you should first scan your computer and get rid of all viruses and malware installed. Then a hacker would not be able to see your password.
2. Change your password.
After scanning your computer and removing all the virus from your computer, now try to login to your account.
If you are still not able to login then change your password on that very moment.
If you are still not able to login then go to Account Password Recovery to retrieve a new password. While doing this, you will be asked to answer a ‘Secret question’ that you have set while creating Hotmail account. If you don’t have a secret question then you will be asked to enter your alternate email to verify you as the ultimate owner of the related account.
These are some useful tips that you can implement to secure your Hotmail account. Remember that you can use these methods to prevent any of your accounts form being hacked.
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