[Tutorial] How to avoid being forced to use online windows account on Win 11 Home (+SL)

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  1. Enthousiast

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    Someone on reddit posted this and then someone else reported it to the feedback hub as a "problem"
     
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    Dumbasses are plenty on reddit.
     
  6. The.Rock

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    Or ... Or .... Install Pro edition And disconnect Network cable :p
     
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    :clap3::clap3::clap3:amazing good job
     
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    It is also possible to bypass the restriction by killing the Network Connection Flow application (oobenetworkconnectionflow.exe) from Command Prompt during OOBE.
     
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  10. uffbros

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    What if you want Home and have no internet connection to plug into to start the process?
     
  11. Enthousiast

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    There will be numerous ways, but for 10 just leaving the install offline during oobe was enough for Home (+SL), now that is restricted too, so i published an updated tutorial, the turdtorial which worked for 10 doesn't seem to work anymore either.
     
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    Reddit is pure cancer.
     
  14. Flipp3r

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    This morning I'd made an Win11 Home image that was setup as OEM_DM Channel. At oobe it prompted me to go online as above.
    I've just made a Win11 Home image as OEM_COA_NSLP Channel and this time I didn't get prompted for online anything - Just user name and password for a local account...
    Z590 system with latest Win11 compatible bios - no mods, nothing. Pure clean install and setup...
     
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    use answer file.
     
  16. Flipp3r

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    I was driving home and thinking "Why didn't it ask me to go online? What if I'd forgotten to click forget for the wifi - but then it still only prompted me for a local account."
    Well, I've dumped the backup I'd made, and now I'm sitting at OOBE, Home OEM_COA_NSLP Channel, ipconfig shows no connections & it's prompting me to go online.
    What the!? I've no idea why the 1st time it behaved like it did. A bug? Maybe a process crashed? Sorry for posting the above because it's clearly not the case!
     
  17. Enthousiast

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    When you were online for a second and then disconnected, there is no nagging about it and you will be offered the option to use local accounts, maybe that happened?
     
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    So if someone doesn't have internet they are SOL?
     
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