How to create a windows 8 user using Windows Live ID

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Windows 8 is first Windows OS that allow to add users using an online account. In windows 8 you can create two types of account.

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  • Windows Live ID (aks email address): you can use an windows live email ID to login in windows 8. Windows Live will sync on your windows 8. Your windows 8 settings will be saved in your windows live account. You can use this account to login in multiple windows 8 system.
  • Local Account: This is local account of your windows 8. A local account can login only on its windows 8 system. It will now sync settings on multiple windows 8 system. Settings are not saved online.

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How to create a Windows 8 Live ID account

  • Go to Windows 8 start screen.
    windows 8 start screen
  • Click on your user image and then click Add User
    windows 8 Add user
  • If you want to use your existing Windows Live ID (email), then enter your live ID and click Next button.
    Enter windows live ID

    If you want to create a new windows Live ID, click Create a new Windows Live ID
    Create a new windows live ID

  • Make sure your windows 8 is connected to internet. Fill up and complete new signup forum. Use UP and Down arrow key to select different option from drop down menus.
    new windows live account
  • After completing the new signup account form, a windows 8 user using windows live ID will be added on your windows 8 system.
    windows 8 users

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