Windows 10: Unable to switch to Microsoft Account


  1. Posts : 230
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       16 Sep 2015 #1

    Unable to switch to Microsoft Account


    Hello all,

    Im having an odd issue here.

    I noticed that under account settings, it told me that I needed to verify my identity for the Microsoft Account I was using. Thinking "Okay, thats odd. I thought I did that already, but no big deal Ill do it again." I clicked on verify. A blank window came up and then closed again after a couple seconds. I clicked on Verify again a couple times, both with the same results. I temp disabled my anti-virus thinking maybe that had something to do with it, but it didnt help at all.

    I did some searching, and found someone who was having a similar but not exactly the same issue. It was suggested to switch to a local account, then back to a Microsoft Account. It left me switch to the local, but now when I try to switch back to the MA, I get the same result as before. The window just flashes on screen quickly and that is all I get. Im at a loss here. The only thing I can think of is maybe doing a reset, but I want to avoid that is possible.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 230
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       18 Sep 2015 #2

    Wow. This must be an unusual issue. No replies yet.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  3. Posts : 230
    Windows 10 Pro x64
    Thread Starter
       21 Sep 2015 #3

    Really? Nobody? Hmmmm, I guess maybe I will just reset or refresh the OS and see what that does.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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