Windows 10: Switch to Microsoft Account in Windows 10
I cannot restore this computer as it has just been upgraded to windows 10.
Many seem to have the problem, so maybe Microsoft will do something ?
You have to start the computer using F12 key , advanced options. It did work for me . Try it
You might see if you may be able to add your Microsoft account as a new account on the PC instead.
Impossible to add any account for me. I tried all.
In that case you might consider doing a repair install without losing anything.
Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
No - in settings, my account shows account name, Local account, Switch to Microsoft account instead. As I described earlier clicking on "Switch to Microsoft account instead" brings up a Microsoft Account log-in screen. If I enter the account details and click log-in, the log-in window disappears and I am back in the original situation.
You do have an Outlook.com Email Right? Not trying to be a SA.
If the question is for me - then no. I have a Hotmail address and use Livemail 2012.
I think you have to have either a Hotmail.com or Outlook.com email address to use a MSA
Hi boys & girls
I'm totally new here but i'm a "old" member on "Seven Forum" (i thinks it's same or very similar) and i need some info about Local Account and Microsoft Account.
I try to explain the situation:
I'm buyed a newest Destkop PC whit Windows 10..... on first boot i have set some preferences on user and similar and i have created a "Local Account" and momentally and i have skypped the procedure for create a newest Microsoft Account.
Now i have regged a "Microsoft Account" but i thinks if i add this now on Windows Account i thinks i "lost" my actual preferences and all other modification i have make on windows................ my actual Local Account it's called "Dj Diabolik" and on Microsoft Account i have need to put a totally different name......... how i can do to maintain the actual modification and apply this created account to ma windows ?
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