1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Oct 2017
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    Windows 10 Home 64-bit (1709)

    Do I have to keep a backup local account active and up-to-date?


    I created a local admin account to use as an emergency backup in case I ever have problems with my main Microsoft account. My question is, do I need to keep the local admin account active and up-to-date, or can I just ignore it until I need it for something?
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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,267
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Hello radiowaves,

    You would keep Windows 10 updated instead, and not user accounts.

    If you like, you can keep the account enabled and just ignore it until needed.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2017
    Posts : 29
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit (1709)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello radiowaves,

    You would keep Windows 10 updated instead, and not user accounts.

    If you like, you can keep the account enabled and just ignore it until needed.
    Thank you.
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  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,267
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    You're most welcome.
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