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Have switched to MS account, Mail/Cal/People not working

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    Have switched to MS account, Mail/Cal/People not working

    My PC info is in detail at my profile if needed.

    I have switched over to a MS account. The Tiles for Mail, Calendar and People were present on the metro start page even as it was a local account. But they only take me to a splash screen with the icon for the app and then returns to the metro start page. I believe I actually added those 3 tiles somehow while it was a local PC account. Now that I have switched and I do an UPDATE, it shows "no updates needed" or something to that effect.

    Do you suppose that I need to uninstall the old tile apps and then maybe windows 8 would detect the need for installing them properly? Your help would be greatly appreciated! jack

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    You could try uninstalling it and then installing it again.
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Have switched to MS account, Mail/Cal/People not working

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