Fix: ‘Trust This PC’ Issue in Windows 8.1 and Windows 10

Do you ever have problems to perform certain operations because your computer does not “believe,” even if you know it? Well, if that’s the case, we will now show you how to make your computer a “trusted PC” as it should be.

What is believed to PC mean? When you try to edit or add sensitive information on your Microsoft accounts, such as passwords or credit card numbers, you will need to enter a security code first if you do not access this information from a trusted PC. But, once you make your PC a trusted device, you do not have to write that security pin every time you want to access your confidential information. “Trust this PC” option is not enabled by default (logical), and once you turn it on, you “Trust this PC” problem will disappear. To make your PC when a trusted device, follow these steps:

  • Press the Windows key and I at the same time to open PC Settings
  • Under PC Settings, go to the Users tab.
  • You will get your Microsoft account info and the “Trust this PC” option below.
  • Click on “Trust this PC”
  • Log in to your Outlook account, and go to Info Security.
  • Now confirm your PC as a trusted device, and you’re good to go.


If you’ve marked your PC as trusted devices but still get this error, you must log in to your Microsoft account, go to Trusted PC and remove all of your devices. Now add your PC to register again by doing the above steps, and everything should work.

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