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Use the same Username on 2 computers?

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    Use the same Username on 2 computers?


    I have 2 computers with the windows 8 pro operation system.

    If I log on in interface Metro with my microsoft account and install application from store,

    2 computers may to sync application on Metro?

    Is there a difference between the username to Metro and the local username of the computer? If yes,

    What is the difference? Thanks!

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    Windows 8 enterprise x64


    If you use your Microsoft account for log in your computer this is usually your metro account too, as metro use a Microsoft account to log in. I use my domain email as login in Windows, so when I install the first metro app, it ask me for my Microsoft account , but only the first time,
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    So, if i use my microsoft account on login first time, this ask me about sync the application?
    and if i connected in my more computers with this username of microsoft account is will may to sync application from store?

    thanks.
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Use the same Username on 2 computers?
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