How to Tell if Local Account or Microsoft Account in Windows 10  

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  1. Brink's Avatar
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       1 Week Ago #10

    Hello Mike @mta3006,

    You have a local account, but you had chosen to sign in to all apps with your Microsoft account like below at one point when signing in to an app.

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  2.    6 Days Ago #11

    Thanks @Brink,

    On my last clean install, when 1809 re-re-re-released, I decided to go easy on the app cleanup, as I finally got tired of CCleaner's unsolicited activities, and left the Microsoft Store up as well, so I could get updates on apps. And, boy, how those apps update... then I found the control in the Store to hold off the tidal wave of updates (I have limited data at home).

    I decided to select the 'Stop signing in to all apps automatically' option, and all went back to the normal local account behavior. I am still able to access the Store, though. Do you have any links to a "Microsoft Accounts and Windows 10 for Idiots" tutorial?

    Thanks again for all the work you put in here!
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  3. Brink's Avatar
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       6 Days Ago #12

    You're most welcome.

    We do indeed have a lot of Microsoft Account tutorials listed under M in the tutorial index.
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