In Windows 10, Microsoft is trying to coax all users to use a Microsoft Account. First introduced in Windows 8, it allows the user to sign in with a cloud account. Microsoft Account allows synchronizing your preferences, appearance and settings. And you can use Windows Store apps that require signing in and store your files in OneDrive. Users who are happy without a Microsoft account usually avoid it. Windows 10 still allows creating a local account which has no cloud features integration. Here is how you can create a local account in Windows 10.