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Sharing paid for games/apps between W8 users - Possible?

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    Sharing paid for games/apps between W8 users - Possible?

    Is it possible to grant another user the use of paid for games/apps when they sign into their Win8 account on the same PC/laptop? I would like them to be able to access them from the Start screen.

    If so, what is the process?


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    Any assistance please?
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    Windows 7, Windows 8 RP

    While logged into their profile go to the store bring up the charms and go to settings, click "Your Account" then the change user button. Log in with the account you purchased the app\game with, go back to the store page and right click the screen (or swipe down from the top if you have a touch screen) to bring up the top menu, choose "Your Apps". Give it a little time and you will see a list of apps that you've purchased, find the one you want and install it.
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Sharing paid for games/apps between W8 users - Possible?
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