How to fix: Tired of seeing this? Rename your personal Microsoft account

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Q: I get "Tired of seeing this? Rename your personal Microsoft account"

A: You may get this error message if you have two Microsoft accounts under the same email address. A few years ago Microsoft made an attempt at unifying their account types but didn't quite figure it out and seem to think this error message to end users was a solution. Luckily it's not too hard to solve.


Follow the Microsoft recommendation and change the email address of your personal account to an alias so the Microsoft security system doesn't get confused and keep popping up prompts. This is simple to do and will prevent this prompt popping up on any application that uses your Microsoft account.


Click here to follow the Microsoft instructions to create an alias and make it your primary account.


The screenshot below shows doing this:


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