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How to create a Windows 8 Account?

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    How to create a Windows 8 Account?


    So, I followed the instructions here.
    Can I Remove User Accounts in Windows 8? - Windows 8 - Tutorials

    This is pretty insane because all I had to do was enter an email address; no name, no password, nothing. Now, all I have is an email address, and of course no name and no password. So, exactly how am I supposed to enter a name and password din SQL server, for the security to work, or whatever, when these things donít exist, and thereís no way to create them.

    Iíve been working on this project for weeks now, simply because every time I need to do something, I literally canít do what I need to do.


    The REAL problem is that I have to use SQL Server to login to Windows. My Windows 8 works fine, and my SQL Server works fine, but they won't work together. That's the entire problem that I'm dealing with.

    Thanks everyone!!

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello ryguy,

    Normally you would follow the steps like in the tutorial below to add a "Microsoft account" or "local account" of your choice.
    Hope this helps some,
    Shawn
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    Perfect, Brink.
    Thanks so much!!
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.
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    I tried to mark the post as answered, and give you some points. Not sure if it worked or not. I hope it did.

    You have no idea how helpful this was. I had a problem with SQL Server and auto-running an SSIS script. As it turns out, the only reason it didn't work was because I didn't have the correct User Account setup, with the appropriate permissions. Ugh!! It was a nightmare to figure out, all because I kept troubleshooting the wrong thing!! When i figured out what the real problem was, and when I saw your post, I solved the problem in a couple minutes. I literally spent 4 weeks working on this thing (fortunately, this wasn't the ONLY think I was doing in the past 4 weeks).

    Thanks again!!
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