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How to Change Local Account to Microsoft Account in Windows 8.1

After Windows 8, Microsoft added a new type of account to its new operating system – Microsoft account, which is formerly known as Windows Live ID. So there are two types of Windows account: local account and Microsoft account. Need to switch from your local account to a Microsoft account, read on for step-by-step instructions to make this change happen.

Change Local Account to Microsoft Account

Here you gonna choose from the two options to perform according to your situation:

A. Already have a Microsoft account

B. Have no Microsoft account

Both Windows local account password and Microsoft account can protect your Windows 8.1 PC from being accessed by other malicious person. However, make sure to remember the passwords and always get access to your PC. If you forgot them, try to reset Windows 8.1 password first.

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