1.    16 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 7

    MS Account Sign-In on Desktop on Booting up every time - how to remove

    I've upgraded my Win 8/8.1 laptop to Windows 10 and it seems to be running well.

    However, on booting up, I now get a window appear on the desktop asking me to Sign In to my MS Account. I can click on the cross at top right hand corner to close the window but I'd rather it didn't appear in the first place.

    I don't have to log in when booting up, because I have chosen not to so I don't really want this window either.

    What are the implications if I do signup/in? I do have an MS account so that's not the issue. I'd prefer not to have MS intruding on everything I do. I am happy to sign in if I want to go to the store but, otherwise, I don't see any reason for signing in.

    Hopefully, someone can suggest how I can be rid of this window?

    Many thanks for help and advice. It is much appreciated
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  2.    16 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,690
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14955

    Hello Energise, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    It sounds like you are currently signing in with a Microsoft account, and the message is asking you to sign in to verify.

    Microsoft Account - Add or Remove Trusted Devices
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  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 7

    Thanks, Brink
    I'm too tired to take all that in and to understand it so it'll have to wait for another day when my brain is working a bit better.
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  4.    16 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 15,690
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 14955

    No problem. I'll be here when you're ready.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


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