If you’re seeing a message which reads “Your device is at risk because it’s out of date and missing important security and quality updates.” then here in this article you will you will find out why you’re seeing this message and how to get rid of it.
Windows update is the setting available in Windows 10 setting app where you will receive all the important updates which include, security update, latest builds and more from the Microsoft. But lots of users complaining that after installing the latest build of Windows 10 Creator update, Windows Update section showing up Your device is at risk warning message.
Previously this type of error appears on the Windows Update setting when users have disabled Windows Updates or made changes to the default settings of Windows Update. But it looks like that company has changed this thing now. Lots of users who’re running Windows 10 Creator Update or Fall Creators Update, especially builds 16215 which was released a few days ago seeing following warning message in Windows Update settings page in Windows 10.
Your device is at risk because it’s out of date and missing important security and quality updates. Let’s get you back on track so Windows can run more securely. Select this button to get going
Now this warning message in Windows Update section is completely mysterious. The surprising part of this warning message is that it also appear on the up to date Windows 10 devices. Even most of the users are still confused and want to know that if they have installed the latest build of Windows 10 available, then why they see this message. And I’m sure, if you’re reading this article, then you’re one out of them.
Getting “Your device is at risk” Error message? Find out why
In case, your Windows 10 PC running the latest Windows 10 Creators Update build and you’re still seeing the warning message “Your device is at risk because it’s out date” because you’ve not installed the latest security updated released by the Microsoft. Are we clear? This is the only reason why you’re seeing this warning message.
Normally whenever latest updates are available for Windows 10 PC, the system it automatically downloads and installs it on your computer without showing any notification. But this is happening for the first time and is little surprising. Even I still wondering why Microsoft decided to show this scary message to users. They could have used the simple and short message for telling users that the latest security update for Windows 10.
In case, you’re not aware of this warning message in Windows 10 and want to check if you’re also seeing this message or not. You need to navigate to Settings app -> Update & security -> Windows Update. On the right page, you will definitely see the same warning message. In case, you’re not seeing it, then simply click on the button which reads “Check for update” to check if latest updated are available for your system. If available, install them and you’ll not see the error.
In laymen’s language, if you’re seeing “Your device is at risk because it’s out of date” warning message it means that you have not installed the latest security updated available for your Windows 10 PC. Simply visit Windows Update settings and check for the latest security update and install them to get rid of this warning message.