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Another user on this device uses this Microsoft account, so you can't add it here ? Windows 10

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  1. Windows 10

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    Another user on this device uses this Microsoft account, so you can't add it here? anyone have any ideas how this works?

     
     
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  3. CandyCane

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    open regedit and run as Administrator.
    Export registry ,
    Delete the key that matches your Microsoft email address.
    log off and login you should be able to renter the Microsoft Email account
     
  4. Peter Parslow

    Peter Parslow Guest Guest Post

    Before that, try going online to your Microsoft "live" account & detaching the device from your account.
    I still got the error, so I tried this registry thing: I have deleted all mention of my email address from the registry. Rebooted etc (in fact, it's the next day - work & all). Still get the same error!

    Any other thoughts?
     
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