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Locked out of Windows 8.1 user due to Microsoft Account.

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    windows 8.1

    I feel your frustration. I cant understand how microsoft can allow this account to just supersede your local account and make your local password useless. I think the fact I have bitlocker drive encryption has completely screwed me, as I could have just installed windows again through a custom install and just retrieve my files from the windows.old folder. Is that correct?

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  2. #12

    Posts : 41
    Win7x64 Ult + Win 8.1 Pro

    Please do LINK ME to such a way if it exists.. I might have to try it out?
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  3. #13

    Posts : 6
    windows 8.1

    Im not sure if the solution will work for you as you have a tablet. I havent tried that method so cant comment on how well it works. If anyone knows of any other ways to get round this it would be much appreciated. Thank you
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Locked out of Windows 8.1 user due to Microsoft Account.
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