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Can I have Gmail without having a MS account?

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    Can I have Gmail without having a MS account?

    Just bought an Asus laptop with Win 8. My first experience with Win 8. I will start with the simple stuff. I would like to use my Gmail account without creating another Hotmail email or any other email account. I would also like the home screen Email icon to open the Gmail account. Is all this possible? If so, how?

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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit

    It might already exist. Go to Settings in the Charms Bar, Settings then accounts. is your Gmail account there?
    If not see here
    Check or change email settings: Windows 8 Mail
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Can I have Gmail without having a MS account?
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