Windows 10: Confirm identity


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    windows 10 home 64bit
       14 Nov 2016 #1

    Confirm identity


    every so often since over last few days my pc keeps asking to confirm im identity and no idea why ive done it like 12 times already anyone know what might cause this
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  2.    14 Nov 2016 #2

    Welcome to the forum What exactly is asking for this ie Microsoft or other
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  3. Posts : 2
    windows 10 home 64bit
    Thread Starter
       15 Nov 2016 #3

    microsoft user account ive confirmed id several times via password and pin
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  4.    15 Nov 2016 #4

    Do you dual boot or use the same Windows key on another device?

    I run Windows 10 as VM and also run the same thing as native boot and it always asked me to confirm my MS Id when I switched from one to the other...

    To fix this I phoned MS and got my Windows 10 digital entitlement swapped for a Windows 10 key (this was free) and it stopped happening.

    In my experience (and I'm talking about MS account validation here - not Windows activation) the digital entitlement you get from the free upgrade is limited to one device without asking you to reconfirm your ID. A retail 10 key OTOH can be swapped back and forward with no problems.
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