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  • 14-02-2021 2:05pm
    Registered Users Posts: 160 ✭✭ Anjunadeep

    Hi Folks,

    I'm running Windows 10 Home edition
    When I log into Windows, i get a notification about account issues.
    I click through and I'm brought to the following screen to resolve.
    see screenshot here
    When I click Fix Now, I attempt to enter my personal email address but then I get "You can't sign in here with a personal account. Use your work or school account instead".
    This is my personal laptop. I have logged into microsoft applications using my work and university credentials in the past so i'm guessing that's something to do with it. Any idea how to get around this? I know I could sign in with my work credentials but have a separate computer for work business and want to keep my laptop personal.



  • Registered Users Posts: 20,520 ✭✭✭✭ dreamers75

    Login to Windows with your personal account if you need to use Office, use Office 365 online and login in with your work email.

    It will keep them seperate.