1. Create a Microsoft ID

When you first turn on your Windows PC, you will be asked to create a user account.

You may be tempted to create a local account, but if you’re able to go online as you’re setting up, we highly recommend you create a Microsoft account using your email address.

The Microsoft ID will enable you to tie together cloud services like Office 365 and OneDrive with Windows Store purchases and desktop settings.

Should you ever get a second PC, all of your apps, documents and settings will migrate over seamlessly.

If you are not online when you first set up your device, go ahead and create a local account. But as soon as your setup is completed and you are able to go online, make sure to create a Microsoft account and replace the local account by going into Settings>>Accounts