Windows 10: Logging in with a previously existing account

Discus and support Logging in with a previously existing account in User Accounts and Family Safety to solve the problem; I recently bought a new computer after having issues with my old one and want to sign in to the new PC on my previously existing account instead of... Discussion in 'User Accounts and Family Safety' started by Windows Category - All, Jun 28, 2020.

  1. Logging in with a previously existing account


    I recently bought a new computer after having issues with my old one and want to sign in to the new PC on my previously existing account instead of making a new account.

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    Windows Category - All, Jun 28, 2020
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  2. Switch Back to Existing Local Account from Microsoft Account

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your response in Microsoft Community.

    I understand your concern, and we in Community will try to help you in the best possible way we can.

    I suggest that you follow the steps below and check if you can log into your computer using the Local Account.

      • On the Search Bar type “User Account”.
      • On the right menu pane locate and click “Make changes to my account in this PC”.
      • Then locate and click on “Sign in With a Local Account instead”.
      • And follow on screen instructions.
    Hope this information is helpful.
     
    Vanessa Sohtun, Jun 28, 2020
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  3. 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, Jun 28, 2020
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  4. Logging in with a previously existing account

    email account hacked. please help

    Also may I suggest you change email accounts to one of the following.....

    Gmail
    Outlook

    The reason is they both use "Step two verification". This style of verification means even if a hacker gets your password they cannot log in to your account. You see every time someone try's to log in that hasn't been verified you will get a text or a phone call giving you a final code to log in. Its very easy and simple to setup also. The great thing is once you setup your Email application with a specific "application password" from that account you never have to log in again AND your account is protected from being logged in from foreign entities.

    I like the new outlook personally however Gmail is also damn good. Gmail also has an IP tracker that allows you to see WHERE the account has been logged in from. Anyway let us know if you wanna change over and have any questions. We will be happy to help and welcome to TPU!
     
    TheMailMan78, Jun 28, 2020
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