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

    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 ?


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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,560
    Windows 10 Pro
       02 May 2015 #2

    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.

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  3. Joined : Feb 2015
    Chrishchurch NZ
    Posts : 9
    Win 8.1 /Win 10
       02 May 2015 #3

    Thanks Kari

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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    A Finnish ex-pat in Germany
    Posts : 9,560
    Windows 10 Pro
       02 May 2015 #4

    You are welcome
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