Windows 10: Getting error message: We can't sign into your account ...

Discus and support Getting error message: We can't sign into your account ... in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Win 10 Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.472). Something happened to my other computer. This morning my Dell laptop took 15 mins to boot and the desktop is... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Squidward, Dec 25, 2018.

  1. Squidward Win User

    Getting error message: We can't sign into your account ...


    Win 10 Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.472).

    Something happened to my other computer. This morning my Dell laptop took 15 mins to boot and the desktop is completely changed. I keep a lot of important documents on the desktop and these folders are all gone, there is only an Edge icon in the field and taskbar section.

    There is a big window that says "Welcome to the best Windows ever. Check out the features below to see what makes it great." [Yeah, right] And then there is a page of feeds, ads, etc, [I can "hide" the feed] and an error window that says:"We can't sign into your account. This problem can often be fixed by signing out of your account and then signing back in. If you don't sign out now, any files you create or changes you make will be lost."
    When I sign out it just does this long booting process again.

    When I click the File Explorer icon on the taskbar, it opens a window but all the folders there are empty. I have years of important documents on this computer that are not displayed. I have only been able to find them by using the Search window; then I can copy them to an external hard drive.

    Looking for help getting back to where this was yesterday, with all of my desktop and other folders showing and accessible and a stable system.

    When I ran winver it said Version 1803 (OS Build 17134.472).

    :)
     
    Squidward, Dec 25, 2018
    #1

  2. Creating or signing in to microsoft account

    Hi Gloria,

    The error code that your are getting when adding an account is usually caused by the following:

    • Your phone has an incorrect date and time set.
    • You do not have a data connection.
    • Your phone is in a "bad state."
    We suggest that you follow the steps on this link to set up your Microsoft
    Account on your device.

    Keep us posted for further assistance.

    Regards.
     
    Marcel Dio, Dec 25, 2018
    #2
  3. Microsoft Account sign in problem

    Hello Sebastian,

    Let's determine the cause of the issue. To get started, I'd like to get the following information:

    • During when are you getting this error message?
    • Is this your first time to encounter this issue? If so, did you make any changes to your account prior to this?

    Meanwhile, I suggest that you follow these steps and check if this will help you in resolving the error message:

    • Press Windows key + R and type services.msc.
    • Right-click Microsoft Account Sign-in assistant and choose
      Properties
      .
    • In Startup type, choose Automatic then click
      OK.

    We're looking forward to your response.
     
    Antoneth Ber, Dec 25, 2018
    #3
  4. newtekie1 Win User

    Getting error message: We can't sign into your account ...

    Can't share printer—getting error message

    Step 1: Go to store.
    Step 2: Buy a less shitty printer.
    Step 3: Pick up some beer while you are there.
    Step 4: Enjoy both your new printer and your beer.

    In all seriousness, I have had more issues with Lexmark printers and their shitty drivers then any other manufacturer, HP is a close second though.

    However, if you don't want to get a new printer*Laugh :laugh:, and I can understand that, when my Lexmark was giving me the same troubles in Win7(and Vista) I had to make sure the Windows firewall was ON and the firewall service was enabled and running. After I shared it I could re-disable the firewall and firewall services.
     
    newtekie1, Dec 25, 2018
    #4
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