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Windows 8.1 Microsoft Email Account Required

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1

    Windows 8.1 Microsoft Email Account Required

    Good Day Everyone

    Hi I am David, this is my problem, I let someone setup my Laptop which has Windows 8.1 Installed on it, My Problem is I want to Identify if this guy enter an email address to create my local account, How can I Identify or change that in my laptop?
    Or is it possible to create a local account in Windows 8.1 without adding an Microsoft Account on my Laptop, ?

    I just discovered this scenario when my mother wants to have her own local account on my laptop, and I discovered that to be able to add another local account, it should have an email account

    Please help guys, I am very new in Windows 8.1, I am just worried that someone is spying on me because he added an email address that I don't know, God Bless

    I also attached a screenshot in my laptop, to help this problem to be solved, I hope someone can Identify if this local account already has an email address?
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  2. #2

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 2,290
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    Hi David welcome to 8 Forums, You are using a local account otherwise it would show an Email address under your account name.

    To add another local account, go to Other accounts and look on the bottom:

    User Account - Add a New User in Windows 8

    Click image for larger version
    Is this what you mean?
    Last edited by Brink; 13 May 2015 at 08:29. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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Windows 8.1 Microsoft Email Account Required
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