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Save the Login data requested during the switch-account

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    Save the Login data requested during the switch-account


    In Windows 8, how do I save the Login data that is requested during switching from a local to a Microsoft account and vice versa so that Windows 8 will automatically perform these actions?



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    Hello Balubeto,

    Since the log in credentials change when you switch, you will not be able to.

    An alternative would be to have two separate accounts in Windows 8 with one a local and the other a Microsoft account. This way you could just use "switch user" to sign in to the other instead of switching the account itself.

    Hope this helps,
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Save the Login data requested during the switch-account
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