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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10
       04 Aug 2015 #11

    Anthony2816 said: View Post
    I already have a Microsoft account that I've been using for some months with OneDrive. When I start Cortana it requires me to log into that account. I do so, but then it pops up a screen telling me to "Enter your old password one last time", and then "From here on out, you'll unlock this device using the password or PIN you just set up. Before we can say goodbye to your local password, you need to provide it one last time." It then gives me another password box and says "(leave blank if none)".

    But it won't let me leave it blank, and when I re-enter my Microsoft account password, it tells me its incorrect...even though it works fine with OneDrive. I have no idea what PIN it refers to, nor what it is trying to accomplish...but it has stopped me trying out Cortana.

    Help?
    For me entering my password to get into windows when I boot up was what she was looking for. It will then have you ter a new pin that will only work on that PC so hackers can't use it to take control of your computer (security measure).
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 15
    Windows 10
       04 Aug 2015 #12

    Yeah, I finally picked up on that...but it never asked me to make a PIN. It just went right into Cortana.

    And having spent a few minute playing with Cortana, I'm now perusing the threads on how to remove it.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    windows 10
       06 Aug 2015 #13

    Anthony2816 said: View Post
    I already have a Microsoft account that I've been using for some months with OneDrive. When I start Cortana it requires me to log into that account. I do so, but then it pops up a screen telling me to "Enter your old password one last time", and then "From here on out, you'll unlock this device using the password or PIN you just set up. Before we can say goodbye to your local password, you need to provide it one last time." It then gives me another password box and says "(leave blank if none)".

    But it won't let me leave it blank, and when I re-enter my Microsoft account password, it tells me its incorrect...even though it works fine with OneDrive. I have no idea what PIN it refers to, nor what it is trying to accomplish...but it has stopped me trying out Cortana.

    Help?
    sign in to Cortana with your e mail you use on your microsoft account.When asked to put your old password use the password that you use to sign in on your pc. not your microsoft password.
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10 Pro
       13 Aug 2015 #14

    I can't sign in either.

    I think it's a product, for me, of having a domain account (Server 2012 r2) with a MSFT account attached within it.

    All of the apps keep dropping my login, and re-ask me every time I open them (well, I notice the account is not signed in, then go to it and have to select the only MSFT account there).

    Cortana is different. With this I get the 'One last thing...' dialogue, and then the sign in box. I sign in, and get a <account> is already here message with a text box. Typing in the text box shows dots, as if its a password, clicking 'Next' takes me back to the 'you need to sign in' Cortana dialogue.

    Most odd.

    I wonder if it's because I had to use that MSFT account to form the first non-domain account on the machine, then attach it to the domain (I use essentials, so the new server connector job did that).

    EDIT:

    On that last point I turned the MSFT account into a local account, and for one machine it allows me to sign in. The other one it does not. Most odd.
    Last edited by Yaffle; 15 Aug 2015 at 10:37. Reason: Add a bit...
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
       21 Aug 2015 #15

    sadarse said: View Post
    sign in to Cortana with your e mail you use on your microsoft account.When asked to put your old password use the password that you use to sign in on your pc. not your microsoft password.

    Yes, but that scares me. Suppose I do not wish to change my computer password for a PIN? That means I can't use Cortana?
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