I'm wondering if anyone has been through this? All bad Hope this helps someone. You can only request one recovery code at a time; requesting a new code cancels the old one. Enter the code sent as a text message to your phone, click on Submit. Now that Microsoft's Support Engineer has blatantly lied to me see above. It now thinks my two wide screen monitors are square boxed.
Even though signing-in with Microsoft account has many advantages, there are users who prefer sign-in with a local account. It is likely that Microsoft did this on purpose to test the resistance against mandatory cloud services. Geek-Pride, Found another method that seems a bit easier. It wasn't that long ago people considered such tactics the signature of malware. But many people prefer just the regular local computer account sign on, rather than this internet-based one. Then selected administrator password becomes blank in user list.
Did you notice the screen grabs up above? But Microsoft says you don't have to use a Microsoft account to setup flavors of Windows 8. Note: Security info is used to help protect your account. Why you no use common sense Microsoft? The option to create a local account will be made available at the final release of Windows 8. I didn't create any Microsoft accounts during setup and used the local admin account during setup. Your post got me thinking as I do not wish to have to sign in with a Microsoft Account either. The future appears to be that of big data gathering and technological feudalism. Method 3: You can keep your Internet connection enabled.
You can see there list your computer system and all user accounts on Windows Password Genius Advanced. This worked on my fully updated Win8. If the password reset was successful then you should be able to log into your Windows 8 Microsoft account with new password. I have to thank Microsoft for Win8 though. Your recovery code is like a spare key to your house - so make sure you store it in a safe place. I do not want to use sky drive, I do not want to be tracked. At the very least it is extremely immoral of them to do so.
But lets face it those powers that be that own our government are not about to let that happen. That's not the case, though. We would be happy to help you. Perhaps you might want to read just a bit more carefully. We will skip this version too. When I installed Windows 8, I deliberately chose not to use a Microsoft account to sign in. It's unfortunate, but, in any case, to use a local account when you're setting up Windows 8.
Now a large portion of our user base now use thin clients that rdp into a ubuntu server. Disconnect your Internet connection before installing Windows 8. When you setup a new Windows 8. Then you will also see the option to create a local account. More control of security notifications Lastly, the security option under your Microsoft account settings will now allow you to choose how Microsoft notifies you for suspicious or unusual logins.
It must be shameful to be employed there for the few that actually do good work. Microsoft recently added three new security features to customer accounts: account recovery codes, recent account activity and more control over security notifications. What a failure of Microsoft. Not intuitive at all, I don't know why they haven't put this button in the first screen. Ridiculous and disingenuous underhanded bastards…There is no sense in all that! It also does not even seem to know that I have two monitors, although it is showing a picture on both of them in clone mode. Why can't this be on the previous screen.
I don't want it clouding my files unless I want it to. Step 3: In this screen, click the option titled Sign in without a Microsoft account option to create a local account by entering a name and password for your account. It should be considered sincerely. From now on, you can sign-in using this local account. How do I bypass this feature? Step 6: Finally, click Sign out and finish button to switch from your Microsoft account local one. The program will change your Microsoft account login to Password123 by default.