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  1.    20 Aug 2015 #30
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    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.    01 Sep 2015 #31
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    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.    01 Sep 2015 #32
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    Quote Originally Posted by listenersfury 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.    01 Sep 2015 #33
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    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.    01 Sep 2015 #34
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    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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  6.    01 Sep 2015 #35
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    Thanks for the tutorial Shawn!
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  7.    17 Sep 2015 #36
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    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.    17 Sep 2015 #37
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    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.    15 Oct 2015 #38
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    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.    15 Oct 2015 #39
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    Glad it could help Mandy, and welcome to Ten Forums.
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