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Transfering Win 8 Computer

  1. #1


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    Windows 8.1

    Transfering Win 8 Computer


    I just replaced my old Windows 8 computer and want to give the old one to my son. Once I'm done transferring everything over and deleting all my programs and data how do remove my Microsoft account? I want all my info off so he can setup his own account.

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    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Winuser,

    If you like, you could create a new administrator Microsoft account for him, sign in to it, then delete your account on the PC.

    User Account - Add a New User in Windows 8

    User Account - Delete - Windows 7 Help Forums
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    Posts : 176
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks! I was hoping it would be easy. Never thought it would be that easy.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. Luckily it is.
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    Posts : 176
    Windows 8.1


    Finally got around to setting up the computer for my son today. Everything went OK. Now when he gets home he can have all the fun of installing and setting up all his programs.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news, except to your son.
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