What are the advantages of an MS account.

  Linkslade 17:52 22 Sep 2015
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Following the Win 10 upgrade I am continually being prompted to open a MS account. I'm wondering if this is necessary, or would be helpful or not.

Any advice appreciated.

  wee eddie 00:13 23 Sep 2015

If you want to download any of the Apps, you will need an MS Account.

While I am mightily suspicious of MS's motives, there are many useful Apps available to the W10 user and the Account costs you zilch.

However, the Apps are not necessarily free ~ That is how MS intends to recoup the free offer of W10

  Linkslade 12:23 23 Sep 2015

Thank you for your advice wee eddie it's much appreciated ...... think I'll give it a try.

Thanks again.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:47 23 Sep 2015

Cortana won't work correctly without a MS account

  wee eddie 18:00 23 Sep 2015

Fruit bat : If what one hears is correct it doesn't work very well unless your name is Obama

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