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  • Microsoft versus local account

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    Home Forums AskWoody support Windows Windows 10 Questions: Win10 Microsoft versus local account

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      taftbaby
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      I read “somewhere” that you should never use a Microsoft account on Windows 10. Don’t remember where! I have both on my desktop and my laptop. I have started using the local account more after I read that article. Any info/opinions would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!!

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      b
      AskWoody Plus

      There are many advantages to signing in with a Microsoft account:

      All the Features That Require a Microsoft Account in Windows 10

      As I never use anything else, I’ll leave it for others to outline any perceived disadvantages.

      Knuckle dragger Cannon fodder Chump Daft glutton Idiot Crazy/Ignorant Toxic drinker Blockhead Unwashed mass Seeker/Sucker "Ancient/Obsolete" (Group ASAP) Win10 v.1903

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      mn–
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      The disadvantages are mostly privacy-related.

      All that can be essentially simplified to one question – do you trust Microsoft?

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      b
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      Knuckle dragger Cannon fodder Chump Daft glutton Idiot Crazy/Ignorant Toxic drinker Blockhead Unwashed mass Seeker/Sucker "Ancient/Obsolete" (Group ASAP) Win10 v.1903

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