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Signing into a PC with a Microsoft Account question


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#1 sportsfan1

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Posted 07 May 2017 - 06:48 AM

Hi,
I sign into my PC with a Microsoft Account. What happens if something goes wrong and you cant get into the Microsoft Account for some reason meaning that you cant sign into the PC (if account gets hacked or something similar)? Is it also recommended to set up a Local Account in my name on the PC as well just in case of an emergency like this?
Obviously my Microsoft Account has Administrator priveleges. Would I need to set up the Local Account as a Standard or Administrator Account? I wouldn't be using the Local Account at all..it would just be there in case of an emergency so would it be OK to leave both my Microsoft Account and the new Local account set to Adminstrator accounts or is only one account at a time allowed to have Administrator priveleges?

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Posted 07 May 2017 - 01:40 PM

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/safety/online-privacy/hacked-account.aspx


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