How to Revert Your Windows 10 Account to a Local One (After the Windows Store Hijacks It)

Posted on October 6, 2015. Filed under: Windows 10 | Tags: , , , , |

The HowToGeek tells us, if your Windows 10 user account is currently a Microsoft account (by your choice or because you got, one way or another, roped into it) it’s easy to revert it back to a local account if you know where to look. Read on as we show you how.

Source: How to Revert Your Windows 10 Account to a Local One (After the Windows Store Hijacks It)

“If you end up in some comedy-of-errors situation where someone who isn’t you logs into the Windows Store then it converts your local user account to a Microsoft account with their login credentials. Further compounding the problem you need theirpassword to undo the mess (and, should you lock your computer or log out before you fix the problem you’ll need their password just to access your computer). It’s all rather bizarre and a very poor and underhanded bid to get people using the Microsoft-style login instead of the local-user login.”

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