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How can I restore my settings via my microsoft account?

  1. #1


    Morocco
    Posts : 271
    Windows 8.1 64bit (6,3 Build 9600)

    How can I restore my settings via my microsoft account?


    Hello,
    I just have a question. I log into my windows 8.1 using a microsoft account. if I formatted my computer and I want to restore all my apps and settings.
    how can I do that please?

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  2. #2


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    If you format and reinstalled windows you will have to reinstall all your 3rd party apps and settings with the exception of the Windows Store apps.
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  3. #3


    Here is a good write up on the benefit of using a MS account to login with: Benefits of using Microsoft Account in Windows 8
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  4. #4


    Morocco
    Posts : 271
    Windows 8.1 64bit (6,3 Build 9600)


    thank you all for the information.
    I got it now.
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  5. #5


    Canada
    Posts : 1,950
    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    Glad to hear it.
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  6. #6


    Morocco
    Posts : 271
    Windows 8.1 64bit (6,3 Build 9600)


    by the way, I think what I'm looking for is done by OneDrive. right?
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  7. #7


    Morocco
    Posts : 271
    Windows 8.1 64bit (6,3 Build 9600)


    it has an option called : sync settings
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