Windows 10: Multiple identical accounts

Discus and support Multiple identical accounts in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; Since I upgraded from Windows 10 2004, the Settings app has been reporting 2 identical accounts, however Control Panel reports only one. When I had... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by Đặng Bình Minh, Oct 27, 2020.

  1. Multiple identical accounts


    Since I upgraded from Windows 10 2004, the Settings app has been reporting 2 identical accounts, however Control Panel reports only one. When I had problems with Windows Hello, I signed out from the MS account so now I have a Local Account, however I can no longer sign in again because of this weird account. Does anyone know why???

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    Đặng Bình Minh, Oct 27, 2020
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  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, Oct 27, 2020
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  3. John Vil Win User
    Microsoft account

    Hi,

    There may be several reasons why this message keeps appearing. Sometimes, this message is triggered if you are using a two-step verification in your email. We suggest that you try these methods below to resolve this concern:

    • Log out and log in with your Local Account password or the Microsoft Account password again to check if this is caused by a glitch.
    • If you are not using a Microsoft account to sign in, create one, and use it to sign in.
    • Verify your identity on this PC. Open Settings > Accounts > Under
      Your accounts you will see a Verify your identity on this PC link > Click on
      Verify. Follow the prompts to identify your account.

    Let us know if you will need further assistance.
     
    John Vil, Oct 27, 2020
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  4. Multiple identical accounts

    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, Oct 27, 2020
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