Windows 10: Disable adding email/Microsoft accounts to Windows 10 Solved

  1.    10 Jan 2017 #1

    Disable adding email/Microsoft accounts to Windows 10

    Is there a way to prevent people from adding any email/Microsoft accounts to Windows 10?
    I found the option in GPEdit
    Local -> Computer Config -> Windows Settings -> Security Options -> Accounts: Block Microsoft accounts

    I set it to Users can't add Microsoft accounts, ran gpupdate /force and restarted the system.
    Still am able to add email accounts, and a Microsoft one, if indirectly for the later.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    10 Jan 2017 #2

    OK. I found an answer.
    You need to modify two registry entries for this to work. Or at least, it is what I needed to do at least.
    First Entry
    Add or modify NoConnectedUser to 3
    Second Entry
    Add or modify value to 0

    Reboot isnít necessary and it will apply to the current account.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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