why do i get 0x800b0101 when i try to login to my microsoft account?

i went to create a new user but i wanted to use a Microsoft account but i get the error code 0x800b0101 also says "We're sorry, but something went wrong. This user wasn't added to this PC."
 

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Last updated December 12, 2018 Views 60,971 Applies to:
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I recently purchased a Microsoft Surface and received this very same error when trying to apply my Microsoft account that I had already generated on my main desktop PC.  The problem ended up being that the date and time was wrong on my new device.  I updated the date/time and the time zone, and my existing Microsoft account finally logged in normally.  I setup the Surface as a "trusted device" and everything synced up nicely.

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