1.    02 May 2015 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Chrishchurch NZ
    Posts : 9
    Win 8.1 /Win 10

    MS account to try out Cortana ?


    Hi all
    I run win 8.1 as my main OS and have a MS account for that.
    I run win 10 in a VM on local account, have not tested out Cortana as let , now that i have 10074 and its a bit more stable (not that i have had 1/4 the probs that some have) .
    I would like to test run
    Cortana, do not want to set up another MS account unless I have too,
    So can I use my account to login to MS on win 10 at the same time my win 8.1 OS is ?

    Regards
    Noel

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  2.    02 May 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 12,666
    Windows 10 Pro

    The easiest would be simply to switch to an MS Account in Windows 10 on the vm, using the same MS Account you already use for WIndows 8. See this tutorial for help: Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    If you want to you can also create a new MS Account. See this post if you want to create a new MS Account and get a new Outlook.com or Hotmail.com email address, and this post if you want to use an existing third party email address as an MS Account.

    Kari
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  3.    02 May 2015 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2015
    Chrishchurch NZ
    Posts : 9
    Win 8.1 /Win 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks Kari

    Noel
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  4.    02 May 2015 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    A Finnish expat in Germany
    Posts : 12,666
    Windows 10 Pro

    You are welcome
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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