If this does not change, you'll push people to your competitors. If you want to use a Local account, you can use the Sign in without a Microsoft account link. If it is in the domain, pressing the back arrow at the login box and clicking another user should automatically add the domain name you will see this below the user dialogue LarryG. In fact, if you go to the Sync your settings menu Figure F , you'll see that all of the sync settings are disabled and you will see a message telling you that you must switch to a Microsoft account. Also, after you start using the Microsoft Account, the password you used in the local account will no longer remain valid, and you will have to use your Microsoft account password to login to Windows in the future.
Using multiple accounts While switching from one account type to the other is easy enough, you may want to have the best of both worlds. From the left side click Manage your Credentials. With the upgrade to windows 8. Of course, if they are not available for some reason and the need to install the software is immediate, you could always just reset their password and gain access to their user account that way. Figure E When you launch certain apps, such as SkyDrive, for the first time, you will be required to add your Microsoft account. As you create a second account, keep in mind that the first account that you set up on your Windows 8 system is by default an Administrator account. I attempted to logon again, with no luck.
Step 3: Now enter the local username you want to use, your password, and a password hint. Then choose local account and put in your chosen username make one up and add a new password and finish. Windows 8 is a Secure, and Fast, Boot process. When you built the machine did you log in locally or with a Microsoft account? Hi My daughter recently experienced this issue and I think I understand what is going on but it would be good if someone could confirm or clarify. If this is the case, you can configure. You have to go to the Microsoft Store and manually sync them, which is not a big deal since the store keeps track of every app that you have purchased or downloaded for free. I tried the following but neither of these is working:.
You'll also have quick access to the Microsoft Store, which requires the use of a Microsoft account in order to download apps. Any system changes made since that restore point will be lost. In such you can follow any of the methods mentioned below. Do not waste your money taking the computer to the Geek Squad at Best Buy. However, I would avoid this. Is there a way I can decide when to login using my domain and when to login using personal microsoft account? However, are there any alternatives.
Unfortunately that doesn't work for me. When you switch from one account type to another, everything associated with your original account will come along to your new account type. Neither could understand why I could not log on to my Computer after resetting the password to my Windows Live Accounts. If you have no internet connectivity, win 8 will try to authenticate using what it understood to be the password last time you successfully logged in. Not sure if this will work for you but it works for me with file share access over a network. Or at least that it seems worked for my daughter after some trouble shooting over the phone. This account works find on other Windows 8 installations.
Make sure you're using the password for your Microsoft account. If nothing else why can't they cache the last password. If your organisation is not using Active Directory and Domain Controller. Switching from a Local account to a Microsoft account is just as easy and is illustrated in Figure H. Of course, this feature requires that you have enabled. In other words, you can have both a Microsoft account and a Local account on the same system.
Once a Microsoft account is created on Windows 8, users can log on to the computer using that account in order to gain access to several Microsoft account specific apps and features such as Windows Store, SkyDrive, etc. You can always reset it at account. You will have to provide the password of your account in the next step along with your phone info. For example, switching from a Microsoft account to a Local account is illustrated in Figure G. In the cases where this is not possible, I would just stick with having the user log in. Hi, Thomas, sorry for the inconvenience. Didn't like it, deactivated it.
After searching about this we came to find out that there can be many reasons behind this and it can be solved in many ways as well. Previously, while not recommended, all my pwd's were all numbers, that way I could hack them right from the number pad. When I try to connect I keep getting an error saying the logon attempt failed. Most of the time, you should be able to install software or manipulate user files when logged in as domain admin. To get out of this situation you actually need to make sure you are completely disconnected from the internet.