Microsoft account or local account ?

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 18980
       #11

    Here's some more additional information about Microsoft accounts vs local accounts if you like.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/win...osoft-accounts

    VS

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/win...local-accounts
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  2. lx07's Avatar
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       #12

    OldGuyFromCdn said: View Post
    I've been using a local account for years and have never had a problem. Everything works just fine. I should add that I don't sync anything and don't use One Drive.
    Similarly I don't have a truck license and have no problem not driving a truck.

    When I move house I pile my belongings on the seat of my bicycle.
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  3. ThrashZone's Avatar
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       #13

    HI,
    I've always used a local account once I bailed from insider build stuff
    I did link rigs with ms account to supposedly streamline activation seeing there is no real activation key as prior windows version had buying from ms directly anyway

    I do now have real activation keys since none of the ms account linking actually worked as reported it does and I dread calling ms morons for anything
    No biggie plenty of cheap activation keys around to get around ms activation nonsense
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