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Passwords on Windows 8

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    Passwords on Windows 8


    Is there any way to not have a password to log into my new laptop with windows 8 on it.
    If not, can I setup a different password for my wife and my daughter? If so, will I have to get each one of them a seperate live.com e-mail account?
    thanks, Wiley E. Coyote.

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    Windows 8 RTM (Retinas taking damage...)


    Create a local account. DON'T EVER use MS account. Just no..
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  3. #3


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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Wiley, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yep, Microsoft accounts require passwords and cannot not have one.

    As phailyoor posted above, you could add a local account for them to use without creating a password for them. Since you will multiple account, you might also consider using OPTION ONE in the tutorial below to always show all users at sign in to make it easier.

    Sign in - Show All Users or Last User in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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