Windows 10: OneDrive and Local Account login

Discus and support OneDrive and Local Account login in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; Can I acces OneDrive with the desktop app even if logging into my computer with a local account? I know this wasn't possible on Windows 8/8.1. Thanks.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by pseudoware, Aug 2, 2015.

  1. OneDrive and Local Account login


    Can I acces OneDrive with the desktop app even if logging into my computer with a local account? I know this wasn't possible on Windows 8/8.1. Thanks.

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    pseudoware, Aug 2, 2015
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  2. RickB_464 Win User

    Windows screen saver restore is a blank screen

    All - more data as to when this sleep restoration issue started about 6 weeks ago. 8 weeks ago I started to actively use the Microsoft live account with OneDrive. I would login to the PC with a local username/password credentials then login to the OneDrive
    account. A Microsoft Windows update was pushed to the PC and I was guided to use the "live" account credentials to login to the PC. Another Windows update was pushed and shortly afterwards I noticed the sleep restoration issue. I have not gone back to the
    local PC login credentials because I like the integration with the OneDrive account. However I don't know if there would be something in the "live account" login credential settings that could possibly cause this sleep restoration issue. Is this possible?
     
    RickB_464, Aug 2, 2015
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  3. Computer has been slow after setting up OneDrive

    If you untick the box for OneDrive to start with WIndows, then restart the PC, how does it perform for a day?

    You said that you "inadvertently set up a password login" was this changing a Local User Account to a MS Account in order to use features like OneDrive?

    If so you can also click the link at Settings>Accounts>My Info to Sign in with a Local Account to compare performance.

    If you want to avoid signing in with a MS Account follow
    How to Skip the Windows 10 Login Screen
    .
     
    Greg Carmack - Windows MVP, Aug 2, 2015
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