Windows 10: Changing computer: Keeping my windows 10 account.

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  1. Hinjima Win User

    Changing computer: Keeping my windows 10 account.


    Hey! How do I keep my windows 10 account when purchasing a brand new computer? I have bought games in Windows 10 store and I would like to keep and download them on the brand new computer. The computer will come with windows 10 already installed, do I just log in with my windows 10 account? How does it work?

    Thanks, .

    :)
     
    Hinjima, Jun 14, 2018
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  2. Zakin Win User

    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 Changing computer: Keeping my windows 10 account. :(
     
    Zakin, Jun 14, 2018
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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, Jun 14, 2018
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  4. Changing computer: Keeping my windows 10 account.

    Windows 10 User Account Name Change Doesn't Take

    Hi,

    We understand the inconvenience caused and will assist you.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and check if it helps.

    • Type Manage your Accounts
      in the search bar
    • Click on Your Accounts.
    • Click on Sign in with a local account instead.
    • Enter the Microsoft password if prompted.
    • Follow the on screen instructions to configure Local account.
    • Restart your PC.
    • Follow the same steps and change to Sign in with a Microsoft account instead.
    • Sing in to Cortana, Windows store and check.

    Hope this helps. Keep us posted on the status for further assistance.
     
    Eeshwar Kumar, Jun 14, 2018
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