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how to prevent synch of desktop appearance?

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    Win8 64bit

    how to prevent synch of desktop appearance?


    I run Win8 64bit as a host to several Win8 32-bit Hyper-V virtual machines. In order to tell them apart, I have different desktop colors in the various machines. However, I have just switched to the cloud account - and now all desktops are identical! How can I prevent Desktop Settings from automatically synchronizing? Many thanks in advance!

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  2. #2


    Posts : 35
    Windows 8 Pro 32 & 64 bit w/ some Linux VMs


    Go to settings on the c-bar, then click on More Pc Settings, and go to Sync Your Settings. You can change it to completely off. Or you can specify some settings to sync and some to not. I personally use a local account so I haven't tried this out.

    Sync Your Settings - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
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  3. #3


    Posts : 12
    Win8 64bit


    thanks!
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how to prevent synch of desktop appearance?
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