If you see an error message when you try to sign up for a Microsoft account, try the following:
For security reasons, we limit the number of Microsoft accounts you can create in a day from the same IP address. If you are setting up accounts for an organization or a group and get an error message, waiting a day should fix the problem.
If you're having other problems with your Microsoft account, you can try running the Microsoft Accounts troubleshooter. It's an automated tool that can find and fix some common problems for you. The tool is only available in English, but will work in all locations.
Article ID: 10642 - Last Review: 22 Jun 2016 - Revision: 8