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From what I've read, Windows should cache the last used password and I should be able to login even when offline, but this isn't the case -- using my Microsoft password is prompting me to use my last used password, which is in fact what I'm doing!

So, how can I login when I have no internet connection?

Update: This problem seems to have just disappeared for me. I could not tell you why — perhaps it's due to an update — but I'm unable to verify any possible answers now.

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Have you logged in once before whilst online? – bb010g Dec 16 '12 at 15:57
Yes, many times. – Jamie Schembri Dec 16 '12 at 18:06
My Microsoft Live ID account logs on even where there is no internet connection. Could I suggest you try another account? – Guy Thomas Dec 16 '12 at 18:38
Strange. Using another account wouldn't really alleviate the problem: I need to be able to get on this account. – Jamie Schembri Dec 17 '12 at 14:00
We don't really make questions community wiki anymore. It's okay to let this question stay. If you can't reproduce it anymore but others have had the same issue, voting will ensure a proper answer floats to the top eventually. You don't have to accept anything if you can't verify it. – slhck Mar 1 '13 at 16:22

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