What happened to "Provable PC Health" feature in Windows 8.1?

by [Published on 26 Nov. 2013 / Last Updated on 1 Dec. 2013]

Last summer at TechEd, Microsoft introduced a new security feature called Provable PC Health that was to be part of Windows 8.1. Where did it go?

The Provable PC Health feature was a free, optional subscription service that would help keep non-domain computers more secure. It looked like an interesting addition to the security slate, but when Windows 8.1 was released, keen observers noticed that it was missing. Although there are a number of other security enhancements in the OS upgrade, this one is nowhere to be found and Microsoft isn't telling if, when or in what form it might reappear.

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The Author — Debra Shinder

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DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER, MCSE, MVP (Security) is a technology consultant, trainer and writer who has authored a number of books on computer operating systems, networking, and security.

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