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Discus and support in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; what is I can't find answer. I have gotten odd textmail from "Microsoft", so I would really want to know what is going on. They say... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by MikkoTverin, Sep 25, 2020.


    what is I can't find answer. I have gotten odd textmail from "Microsoft", so I would really want to know what is going on. They say on their message my account is possibly used by someone else, but when I log into my account I do not get any notifications, I only have this text message.

    MikkoTverin, Sep 25, 2020
  2. Vesao Win User

    Remove account

    I suggest you backup your personalized files first before removing the account.
    To delete an account, follow these steps:
    1. Press WIN + X keys and click Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
    2. Type the following command and press Enter. Replace test with the name of your sister's account. Code:
    Vesao, Sep 25, 2020
  3. Edge Search Does Not Permit Change of Region

    I got these suggestions from the Microsoft Community forum.No. 1 worked for me:

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community. I am glad to assist you on this.
    We have reproduce the issue here and we are able to access non-regional search for google using Microsoft Edge.
    I would suggest you to try the below steps and check if it helps.
    Step 1:
    Clear browsing data option of Microsoft Edge and check if you face the issue. To do so perform the steps below.

    1. Click on the More actions icon next to the feedback icon present on top right corner of the Project Spartan homepage.
    2. Select Settings and click on Choose what to clear.
    3. Check the boxes Browsing history, Cookies and saved website data and Cached data and files and click on Clear.
    Step 2:
    I suggest you to create a new user account and check if the issue occurs.

    1. Go to Settings.
    2. Choose Accounts and then select Family and other users.
    3. Select add someone else on this PC.
    4. Enter a user name and hit next.
    5. Click on Finish.
    6. Sign out from the current Account and Log into the new account.
    Step 3:
    It could also happen because of network issue. I suggest you to try with different network connection and check if it helps.
    hurricane51, Sep 25, 2020

    Live Mail


    I am sorry to know that you are facing issues with
    Windows Live Mail.

    • Do you see any error message? If yes, then please specify.
    • Are you able click on other options and are those options functioning normally?
    If yes, then I suggest you to remove your account and reconfigure it and check the behavior.

    Please follow the steps provided below:

    Remove the account.

    • Right click on the account name and select remove account.
    Add account in Windows Live Mail

    • Click on Accounts tab on top.
    • Click on +email icon.
    • Enter your new account's user name and password.
    • Click on Next.
    • Select server type as per your ESP (Email service provider) and if that is a
      Microsoft account, select Live Hotmail. And you must select
      IMAP/POP. (Only If that is a Microsoft account and if it is being migrated to the new interface
      "Outlook Mail", then I suggest you to please refer to the suggestions provided by
      ¡Firedog in the link below)Windows Live Mail and Outlook Mail
    • Click on next.
    Additional information:

    And if the issue still persist, try
    repairing Windows Essentials, and check:

    • Type Control panel in the search bar (on Desktop) and hit
      Enter key.

    • Click on Programs and Features.

    • Select Windows Essentials
      and click on Uninstall/Change.

    • Click on Continue.

    • Click on Repair Windows Essential programs.
    Please keep us updated with the status of Windows Live Mail, to assist you further.

    Syed Abdul Jabbar, Sep 25, 2020

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