1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 20
    Windows 10
       02 Aug 2016 #1

    Microsoft Account vs. Local Account

    Primary user here on this computer...if I set up PC as a Local Account do I need a password?
    I use Outlook as my mail server. Will I have to enter my Microsoft Account password to use Outlook if I initially set up PC as a local account. Basically I want to boot up not needing a password since I am the only one accessing the PC
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,473
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15014
       02 Aug 2016 #2

    Hello bgotswals,

    It doesn't matter since you can set Windows 10 to automatically sign in to a local or Microsoft account at startup using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup
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