Windows 10: Find my device on Windows 10 desktop Solved

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  1.    15 Apr 2016 #1

    Find my device on Windows 10 desktop


    Find my device Is not available under settings, update and security on my desktop PC. Whereas it is for my laptop. Can only one be tracked or is it suppressed because it's a desktop? I'm not bothered, I'm hardly going to mis place my huge desktop but was just curious

    cheers,
    wayne
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  2. Posts : 20,755
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       15 Apr 2016 #2

    Hello Wayne,

    Yeah, Find My Device currently only appears to be available for portable Windows 10 PCs such as laptops or tablets for now.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    15 Apr 2016 #3

    Fantastic thank you! At least I know its the norm now
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    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 14393.1198
       15 Apr 2016 #4

    Just done all laptops
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  5.    02 Jun 2016 #5

    hTconeM9user said: View Post
    Just done all laptops
    I have a newly purchased Wiindows 10 Asus ux305 laptop and it does not have "find my device." Is there any way to install it?
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       02 Jun 2016 #6

    Hello jrak, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    What build of Windows 10 do you have installed? "Find My Device" is only available starting with build 10565.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...mber-find.html
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  7.    02 Jun 2016 #7

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello jrak, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    What build of Windows 10 do you have installed? "Find My Device" is only available starting with build 10565.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/2...mber-find.html
    I have build 10240.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       02 Jun 2016 #8

    Yep, that would be why then.
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  9.    02 Jun 2016 #9

    Brink said: View Post
    Yep, that would be why then.
    My computer updated tonight and I can see "find my device" now. However, when I try to log into my Microsoft account, it indicates that I have the wrong password (I am typing in the correct password!!) Very frustrating!
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       02 Jun 2016 #10

    To reset your MS account password if needed.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...a.html#option3
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