While Microsoft aggressively pushes online accounts to first-time Windows users, there are workarounds that allow you to use a local account as your primary account. From installation through updating your Windows device, a local account can help you accomplish pretty much anything an online account does. Follow the guide below to use Windows 11 (or Windows 10) without a Microsoft account.

What Is a Windows 11/10 Local Account?

When installing Windows 11/10 for the first time, you’re asked to create a Microsoft Administrator account for the root user. It has the highest privileges of all other accounts on your device and directly syncs with Microsoft servers as soon as you connect to the Internet.

A local account is very different as it is offline and disconnected from… Read more14856278.gif

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