SOLVED: Bypass Windows 11 Forcing Microsoft Account Sign in
Windows 11 forces you to connect to the internet during set up as well as link it to a Microsoft account.
To Bypass Windows 11 forcing you to sign in with a Microsoft account:
- On the Microsoft account sign in screen, press Shift + F10 (sometimes it can be Shift + FN + F10) to bring up a command prompt window.
- Type “netsh wlan disconnect” without the quotes and press enter (This will force kill the wireless and force Windows to create a local account)
- Exit command prompt and press back on the Microsoft account sign in screen and it should go straight to setting up a local account.