Windows 10: How do I get back to local account Solved

  1.    01 Dec 2014 #1

    How do I get back to local account


    I'm a little confused here(which in not too unusual for me). I think that I somehow got the MS account and had to change my password. How do I get back to local account.
    Last edited by Brink; 01 Dec 2014 at 11:59. Reason: moved to new thread
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  2. Posts : 23,704
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       01 Dec 2014 #2

    Hey Frank,

    You can use the same method below for Windows 8 to do so in 10 to switch from a Microsoft account to a local account.

    Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
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  3.    02 Dec 2014 #3

    Thanks, Shawn--that worked. Next time I see you, I'm buying the beer--or coffee whichever you prefer.
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  4. Posts : 23,704
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       02 Dec 2014 #4

    You're welcome. That sounds like a good idea.
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