Windows 10: Adding Microsoft account to Windows 10

Discus and support Adding Microsoft account to Windows 10 in Windows 10 Customization to solve the problem; I have a new Win 10 1903 which I have set up with a local admin account. When I tried to add a Microsoft user account via Accounts | Family & other... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Customization' started by Davo_2001, Jul 11, 2019.

  1. Davo_2001 Win User

    Adding Microsoft account to Windows 10


    I have a new Win 10 1903 which I have set up with a local admin account. When I tried to add a Microsoft user account via Accounts | Family & other users | Add someone else to this PC I get 'Looks like this isn't a Microsoft account...". However I can go to Edge and log into office.com with the same account. Any ideas what is happening here?


    David

    :)
     
    Davo_2001, Jul 11, 2019
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    it would've been great if microsoft added HEVC decoders, LAV filters along with other codecs with Windows 10, and developing WMP to be better than VLC, KMPlayer and such sorts of media players.

    Nevertheless, this is good step for microsoft, by far.
     
    Analog_Interface, Jul 11, 2019
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  3. Ahhzz Win User
    Windows 10 Tweaks

    As you may already know, Windows 10 (as well as Windows 8) allow you to log in with a valid Microsoft account, instead of creating a local account that only works on your machine. However, you may prefer to keep a local account for privacy reasons. If you do, though, some Windows 10 features—like Cortana—may not work. Despite the default behavior, the Windows 10 Store is not one of them. You can still log in to your Microsoft account for just the Store without switching to a full Microsoft account. The process, however, is not terribly obvious. To do so, follow these steps:

    • Launch the Store from your Start menu.
    • Click the user icon next to the search box.
    • Click “Sign-in” from the menu that appears.
    • Choose “Microsoft account” and log in like normal.
    • When the “Make it yours” box appears do not enter your password. Instead, click “Sign in to just this app instead.”
    from Lifehacker
     
    Ahhzz, Jul 11, 2019
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  4. Zakin Win User

    Adding Microsoft account to Windows 10

    Strange Windows 10 User Account issue.

    Unfortunately I had done those steps numerous reboots, it just, reappears for no good reason. The base account isn't even a Microsoft account, it's a local account.

    I haven't quite tried the built in administrator account on W10, but so far in my experience on my own computer, the built in account seemed to have absolutely no more control than I did on my own.

    It's just strange, I go in, it warns me twice about deleting the account, then it's gone. Reboot, and it's back?

    EDIT: Just to specify, both command line and Netplwiz both say only HIS account exists on the computer, it doesn't list this rogue account. This is what I meant in my first post about the fact that even Windows doesn't seem to believe it exists, HALF the time. *Frown Adding Microsoft account to Windows 10 :(
     
    Zakin, Jul 11, 2019
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