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    Default Alternate Microsoft account removal

    Hi,

    I seem to have corrected a "loss of password fault" requiring fresh setting up of a new one each time in *************@hotmail.com

    At first I queried whether Superantispyware ( commercial version ) was being over officious- now after a time and trial by disabling then re enabling it after a week it is now going correctly

    Meanwhile to regain my Microsoft connection I was forced to create *************@outlook.com which is the latest Microsoft connection in place of hotmail which mine still has access / password problems- hence the fresh account to be able to carry on.

    Question: Can I now delete the old hotmail account without stuffing up the new set up, which is going well

    N B --I can still run the old account but now minus many icons and I assume their respective programs

    I suppose it will delete a lot of junk if I do so but I lack the confidance to start doing so, hence the question


    effie c

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    Default Re: Alternate Microsoft account removal

    Hi effie,

    Yep that should work. The only thing that will really be affected are any apps you bought/used from the Windows store. When you revert to a local account you will need to sign into these apps individually with your Microsoft account but everything else should stay intact.

    Check out this article for more info.

    Cheers,

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    Default Re: Alternate Microsoft account removal

    Quote Originally Posted by chiefnz View Post
    Hi effie,

    Yep that should work. The only thing that will really be affected are any apps you bought/used from the Windows store. When you revert to a local account you will need to sign into these apps individually with your Microsoft account but everything else should stay intact.

    Check out this article for more info.

    Cheers,
    Hi Chiefsnz and Smithie 38 - that appears to be the way-- thankss
    effie c

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