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difference between Windows account and Active Directory

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Hi

what is the difference between Windows account and Active Directory
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That is an odd question.

Active Directory is a centralised platform/directory for managing permissions on user and computer accoutns and for applying group policy for a Windows Domain. It also provides a Domain authenitcaiton which is more secure than local authentication
Windows account is... well im not sure what you are talking about here. Are you talking about local machine accounts?
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