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How to use Windows 8 in the enterprise?

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    Windows 7

    How to use Windows 8 in the enterprise?


    When I install Windows8 I need to have/create a windows live account. What alternative do I have when I want to use windows 8 in an enterprise. Can I just use a AD profile or en exchange account?

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    Windows 7 x64 Ultimate/Windows 8.1/Linux


    If you have a domain account you can use it in the same way as previous versions of windows.
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    Win7 64-bit and Win8 32-bit in VM (+ others in VM)


    Quote Originally Posted by spmike View Post
    When I install Windows8 I need to have/create a windows live account. What alternative do I have when I want to use windows 8 in an enterprise. Can I just use a AD profile or en exchange account?
    You don't have to create a LiveID - but it does lock you out of some functionality (such as the XBox stuff) if you don't. The OS itself is still perfectly usable - I have one machine set up that way.
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