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Office 365 Admin Domain problems

  1. #1


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    Win7-8 Dual Boot on a Commodore 64

    Office 365 Admin Domain problems


    Not ready for prime time :)

    Maybe by final release they will have the Office 365 connectivity thing sorted out.
    But for now, NEVER use an Office365 email account as your Windows 8 sign in as I did :(

    An Office 365 account has this domain characteristic....you[at]you.onmicrosoft.com.
    When trying to log-in as the domain administrator you are always greeted with this...
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    So I set up a couple temporary Local Accounts and was able to log in successfully.

    An aside...
    When you delete an account, it leaves a 5 empty folder remnant which cannot be deleted.
    It takes up 0 bytes, but it still 'bugs' me....sheesh.

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    Oh well
    Windunce

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  2. #2


    Posts : 534
    Windows 7, Windows 8 RP


    Did you try running Command Prompt as administrator and do a recursive delete on the folder? I don't know if that will work but that's how I got rid of the Windows.Old folder that many struggled deleting.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 131
    Win7-8 Dual Boot on a Commodore 64


    Nope, but thanks, I'll do that next time.

    I just booted from my Slax Live CD and "Konquered" the problem that way.

    Been a while since I've had to use cmd, but yea...rmdir /S /Q Local Account is much quicker than a reboot...haha

    Thanks
    Windunce
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