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How to login windows 8 without MS account?

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    How to login windows 8 without MS account?


    I'd like to logon to Window 8 without a MS account password. In other words, Can I sign in to Windows 8 straight and use Calendar or People? If I open a MS password, then I have to sign in with that password.'d like to logon and go straight to Start screen or Metro, if I'm correct. Please show me how. Thanks.

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    Posts : 2,130
    Windows 8.0 x64


    It sounds like you want a local account:
    Local Account: Switch to in Windows 8
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    Kanchanpur
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    Windows 8.1


    Hi,
    You can not use Store without MS account. Windows 8 Calender, Mail and People apps are connected with your user account, so to use them you need to log in using Windows Live ID/Password.
    You can create a PIN for direct and quick access to your system. This makes you easier to log in and you need not to enter password each time, you can log in just entering 4 digit PIN.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello titi2,

    For what you are wanting, you will need to keep your account as a Microsoft account. If you like, the tutorial below will show you how to set Windows to automatically sign in to your Microsoft account at startup.

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    Thanks my friends for your help.
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    Glad we could help.
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