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Windows Live ID as PC Login

Discussion in 'Windows 8' started by pchhabra, Feb 18, 2015.

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  1. pchhabra

    pchhabra Thread Starter

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    When I purchased my Win 8 laptop, I used my Microsoft Live ID as my login for my PC. Was this required and is there a way to just use a local username and disable using the Live ID?
     
  2. Tabvla

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    Yes, you go to Control Panel > User Accounts > Change your account type.... and then follow the prompts.

    But..... a much better solution is to keep the Microsoft Live ID login and simply create a new User Account and designate that new User Account as a Local Account. That way you have the best of both worlds.

    T.
     
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