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How do i go back to using a local account not MS login

  1. #1


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    windows 8.1

    How do i go back to using a local account not MS login


    hi I am new here ....thanks for your help in advance
    Running OS 8.1 and i would like to stop having to use Microsoft account login (only inadvertently changed last couple of days looking for an offline app) i want to change back to local account ....the only demo i could find on-line is for windows 8 not 8.1, it's a bit different. Hoping some one can help.. Thank you

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Sony, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    The tutorial below can help show you how to switch back to a local account.

    Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
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    Posts : 2
    windows 8.1


    Hi Brink thanks for the welcome and the link as you can tell I am not that computer savvy so i will read the tutorial again when i have a good head on me and let you know how it goes Thank you again
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome.

    Please post back if you have any questions, and to let us know how it went.
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