“I don't mean to be a pest.”

Billionaires: They're just like us. This is what Elon Musk reminded us of when he started using the social network X He bought it for $44 billionTo solve personal technical support problems.

The saga began over the weekend when Musk… Posted about problems He was facing his own computer running Windows on System to my computer.” (It's not clear what Musk was referring to here, but we should point out that customers can Opt out of sharing their data With Microsoft Copilot, the AI-powered chatbot built into Windows 11)

Eventually, Musk's post was forwarded by Community Notes, the crowdsourced validation feature on X, which stated that the option he was referring to was still available and proceeded to provide a link to the process. However, the billionaire dug his heels in.

“Community feedback fails here. That option no longer exists,” Musk said on Sunday.

Community Notes contributors, who are unpaid volunteers, did not receive this benefit.

“Yes it is.” “However, this is not possible in the same simple way as it was in Windows 10, but requires some difficult workarounds that regular Andy may not be aware of,” read a note below Musk’s tweet.

After going back and forth with other users who tried to help him, the billionaire finally managed to do so Setting up his new computer Without creating a Microsoft account on Sunday night. The experiment essentially validated the community's feedback, which I imagine is the only reason it wasn't deleted from Musk's tweets.

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But Musk wasn't ready to give up just yet. A day later, he reached out to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on X to ask him please Allow people to set up a Windows computer without creating a new account. Oh, and can it fix your email requirements too?

“Satya, I don't mean to be a malicious person, but please allow people to set up a new Windows PC by skipping creating a Microsoft account. This option disappears if the computer is connected to a WiFi network. Also, even if you want to register, it will not allow you to use A work email address and I *only* have work email addresses!’ Musk wrote.

As of this article's publication Monday afternoon, Nadella had not responded to his question.

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