Windows 10: Start or Stop Receiving Insider Preview Builds in Windows 10  

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  1.    07 Sep 2015 #10

    Brink said: View Post
    TON,

    If you wanted to, keep trying off an on to see if you may be able "Get started" for the builds.

    You could use the tutorial below for how to switch to a local account to sign in to Windows with. Just remember, that in a local account you will not be able to use any Windows apps that use a Microsoft service unless you sign in to the Store with a Microsoft account.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
    I'm not too concerned about not being able to use apps. I did switch back to the local account and it's saying that I need to sign in with my MS account still. Would I be able to use the Media Creation Tool to install the latest build?
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  2. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       07 Sep 2015 #11

    That's ok.

    Sign in to the Store with your MS account instead, to see if it stops. If so, this way you can still sign in Windows with your local account.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    If that doesn't work, then you could also directly download a Windows 10 ISO file, and do a clean install with it. Be sure that you click on "Skip" when asked for a product key. Windows 10 will be activated afterwards if your current installation is.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
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  3.    07 Sep 2015 #12

    Brink said: View Post
    That's ok.

    Sign in to the Store with your MS account instead, to see if it stops. If so, this way you can still sign in Windows with your local account.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html

    If that doesn't work, then you could also directly download a Windows 10 ISO file, and do a clean install with it. Be sure that you click on "Skip" when asked for a product key. Windows 10 will be activated afterwards if your current installation is.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/9...-download.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/1...n-install.html
    I signed into the store but when I click on Get Started, it still asks me to sign in with my MS account. I was checking this page to see if this would work, but my button doesn't say fix me and my registry entries don't look like the one on the page.
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  4. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       07 Sep 2015 #13

    As a test, add a new account on your PC, and have it be your Microsoft account. Afterwards, make that account an administrator, then sign in to that new account, and see if you are able to use "Get started".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...a.html#option4

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
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  5.    07 Sep 2015 #14

    Brink said: View Post
    As a test, add a new account on your PC, and have it be your Microsoft account. Afterwards, make that account an administrator, then sign in to that new account, and see if you are able to use "Get started".

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...a.html#option4

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/6...dows-10-a.html
    Okay, this worked. I was able to Get Started through the new user account. Does this mean that I'm good to go or is there something wrong with the profile I'm using?
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  6. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       07 Sep 2015 #15

    Great news. You're good to go.

    You could keep both accounts, or remove the old local account. If you remove it, be sure to copy over any files you want from it first.
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  7.    07 Sep 2015 #16

    Brink said: View Post
    Great news. You're good to go.

    You could keep both accounts, or remove the old local account. If you remove it, be sure to copy over any files you want from it first.
    Does this mean I can only get Windows Updates from the new account?
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  8. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       08 Sep 2015 #17

    You should be able to get updates from both accounts.
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  9.    08 Sep 2015 #18

    Brink said: View Post
    You should be able to get updates from both accounts.
    The only updates that I'm getting are for Windows Defender. Do I have to wait to get the update for the build?
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  10. Posts : 20,872
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
    Thread Starter
       08 Sep 2015 #19

    If you did everything in the tutorial to start getting builds, then it shouldn't take long.

    Double check that you have "Fast" selected, unchecked "Defer upgrades", Windows 10 is activated, your MS account is verified on the PC.
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