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  1. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-08-20 #30

    My guess is that since it was renamed is why it was allowed to switch to a Microsoft account. I'm just not sure why it can't switch back. Odd one.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
       2015-09-01 #31

    I've already done this once before, but without any warning the account changed back to using microsoft to sign in. I fixed it, but is there a way to make sure that doesn't happen again?
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  3. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-09-01 #32

    listenersfury said: View Post
    I've already done this once before, but without any warning the account changed back to using microsoft to sign in. I fixed it, but is there a way to make sure that doesn't happen again?
    Hello listenersfury, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Are you sure your account didn't switch to a Microsoft account by mistake when for example signing in to the Store or some other app that requires a Microsoft account??
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  4. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 2
    windows 10
       2015-09-01 #33

    It doesn't work independently from the local account? From the way the text was written, it made it seem like it would. every time i use an app, will it revert to using the microsoft account to sign in? If so, is there a way to stop it?
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  5. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-09-01 #34

    You can use OPTION TWO in the tutorial below to sign in to the Store with a Microsoft account without switching your local account that you sign in to Windows 10 with to a Microsoft account.

    Store - Sign in with Different Account in Windows 10
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  6. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 5
    Windows 7
       2015-09-01 #35

    Thanks for the tutorial Shawn!
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 83
    windows10 pro
       2015-09-17 #36

    hello brink

    I want to know is there a way to disable Microsoft account service?
    or prevent windows10 to login to Microsoft account service

    although it have benefit, but I don't need those sync feature
    as I backup my user profile periodically myself
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  8. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-09-17 #37

    Hello Slyphnier,

    A local account would not use the Microsoft account service, so you could switch your account to be a local account to do so.
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  9. Joined : Oct 2015
    Posts : 1
    win10
       2015-10-15 #38

    Thanks, Brink. I followed your step by step instructions and disconnected ms account from my login to Win10.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Cheers!
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  10. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,532
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       2015-10-15 #39

    Glad it could help Mandy, and welcome to Ten Forums.
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