• Microsoft account or local account – which one should you choose?


    Lance Whitney

    By Lance Whitney

    Which type of account should you use for your personal Windows 10 computer? That depends on your situation, though there are benefits and drawbacks to each.

    When you set up a Windows 10 PC for personal use, Microsoft makes you select which type of account you want to use to sign in. A Microsoft account will synchronize certain apps and settings across multiple devices and give you access to services beyond Windows. A local account provides an entryway solely to your current PC.

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 18.24.0 (2021-06-28).