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Can't log in/unlock windows 8

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    windows 8 pro

    Can't log in/unlock windows 8


    I logged into my microsoft account on my win8 laptop and when i turn it on again, the laptop cant connect to my home wifi automatically so i cant log into my microsoft account on my laptop because it requires an internet connection. So I am now locked out of my laptop. I dont know what to do. Please help!

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    Can't you sign in to your laptop using a LOCAL account.
    I must admit I haven't seen this problem before - but I can't for the life of me think why I should ever want to start up a laptop in anything OTHER than Local mode (unless I'm using a Work laptop on a Work Lan - and all that does is attach Lan Drives and login to the company VPN--if Lan isn't up it will still log on to a Local Windows installation although half the applications won't be available.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    windows 8 pro


    Thanks for replying!
    I log in to the microsoft acc bcause i wanted to download apps from the store. I can't seem to find a way to sign in using a local acc. But when I insert my password it said "Your PC is offline. Please sign in with the last password used on this PC" I don't know what kind of password it wants LOL ~__~
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    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP


    Quote Originally Posted by mohdnazahah View Post
    I logged into my microsoft account on my win8 laptop and when i turn it on again, the laptop cant connect to my home wifi automatically so i cant log into my microsoft account on my laptop because it requires an internet connection. So I am now locked out of my laptop. I dont know what to do. Please help!
    Have you tried resetting your modem and router--that is, whatever you have? Is your wifi working with any other machine?
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