Windows 10: getting updates without logging a Microsoft account

  1.    23 Apr 2016 #1

    getting updates without logging a Microsoft account

    In short, can I get Windows 10 updates without logging a Microsoft account and not from a peer updated computer?

    Here is a longer version of the question posted in the user account and family safety forum. I don't want to waste resources to post it here again.
    local account/Microsoft account
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  2.    23 Apr 2016 #2

    You do not need a Microsoft account to get updates.
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  3.    23 Apr 2016 #3

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    You do not need a Microsoft account to get updates.
    Thank you for the quick reply.

    The following is what was shown on my update screen. What account was Windows talking about? Obviously, I must have logged in a account (the default Administrator account, in this case) to see the message.

    We couldn't download some updates because you were signed out of your account. Sign in with your account, try the update again, and stay signed in during the download.
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