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How do I delete my email address from welcome screen?

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    How do I delete my email address from welcome screen?


    Hi. I don't want my email address to be visible on Windows welcome screen. I'm using Windows 8.1. Does anyone know how I can personalise the screen so that only my user name shows? I've looked all over the internet but cannot find an answer.

    Karonius7

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    Southern California
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    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64


    You have a MS account, so it has to be displayed. You could remove the MS account (forcing your account to be a 'local' one), but that removes the features that come with it, specifically relating to apps and the store. Here is how: Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
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