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can I start over without a physical disk

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    can I start over without a physical disk

    Hi, I bought a refurbished laptop with 8.1 preinstalled and the product key on a sticker. I have a login but want a way to log in that doesn't show my current login every time I open my screen--I didn't choose a good one. Is there any way to redo this now that I've entered the product key and completed the registration? Thanks.

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    Open User Accounts and create a new Administrator level account.
    Logoff the old one, login as the new one.
    If everything is okay, delete the old one via User Accounts (in Control Panel).
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can I start over without a physical disk
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