disable microsoft account in Windows

Windows 11 has been trying to forcibly require a user to link their microsoft account to the user account.

Windows Setup at “Let’s connect you to a network”

  • Shift+F10 brings up the command prompt
  • oobe/bypassnro

In Windows

  • Win+R, open gpedit.msc
  • Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Security Options
  • Accounts: Block Microsoft accounts; Users can’t add or log on with Windows accounts
  • Reboot