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How to Remove a Microsoft Account From Windows 10?

Tired of the constant reminders to link your Windows 10 to a Microsoft account? Yearning for the freedom of a local login? Fear not, fellow renegade! Removing your Microsoft shackles is easier than you think.

This guide will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to ditch Big Tech and reclaim your digital autonomy. But before you dive in, a word of caution: removing your Microsoft account will sever your ties to OneDrive, Outlook, and other associated services. Ensure you have alternative solutions for your data needs before proceeding.

Step 1: Sign Out and Say Goodbye

  1. Open the Settings app and navigate to Accounts.
  2. Click on Your info.
  3. Click the gloriously liberating Sign out button.
  4. Savor the sweet taste of independence.

Step 2: Data Detoxification

  1. Head back to Settings > Accounts.
  2. Choose Email & accounts.
  3. Select the banished Microsoft account and click Remove.
  4. Bask in the lightness of a data-free system.

Step 3: Nuke It from Orbit (Optional, but Satisfying)

  1. Venture to the Microsoft account website (may require a VPN for true emotional detachment).
  2. Click on Security settings > More security settings > Close your Microsoft account.
  3. Witness the digital pyres consume your online footprint.

Step 4: Update and Secure

  1. Navigate to Settings > Update & Security.
  2. Click Check for updates.
  3. Let the cleansing flames of security patches engulf your system.

Step 5: Verify Your Victory

  1. Return to Settings > Accounts.
  2. Confirm the absence of your vanquished foe under Your info.
  3. Dance a jig of digital freedom.

Bonus Tip: Create a local account as your new login. Remember, with great power comes great responsibility (to choose a cool username).

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