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Setting up  Win8Pro

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I'm doing some testing with, Win8.1Pro

When it's starting to set itself up it ask for Windows Life I.D, I don't want to use it I just want to click on don't have one and for Win8Pro to allow me to continue the setup.
It's not, it's forcing me to enter a Windows Live I.D.
How can I over come this Setup issue on win8.1 Pro???
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by:aadih
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How are you "setting it up"?  CD? ISO file? Store?
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aadih

I'm using ISO, setting up on a HYPERV box.
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I just want to setup a local account , not have to use Windows Live I.D to log into the computer.
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by:☠ MASQ ☠
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Click on "Create a new account" then on the next page choose "Sign in without a Microsoft account".

Another victory over common-sense from Microsoft!

Anyone would think they want to harvest email addresses from the unwary!!
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MASQUERAID...

I did not see that, let me look again....
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Will my email signature work in Office 365?

You've built an email signature using raw HTML code in Office 365, but you can't review how it looks with Transport Rules. So you have to test it over and over again before it can be used. Isn't this a bit of a waste of your time? Wouldn't a WYSIWYG editor make it a lot easier?

 
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☠ MASQ ☠ earned 500 total points
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It's pretty hidden - this is the route you need (Win 8.1 screen shots)
Are these links deliberatly tiny?
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Prefect...
reinstalling Win8...
Thanks
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by:aadih
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Well, your question has already been answered by MASQUERAID!. :-)
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Simple answer, included screen shoot.
Perfect!
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Great. You executed it. :-)
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by:McKnife
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> Anyone would think they want to harvest email addresses from the unwary!!
Well... they are trying to promote their store, that's all. When you are logged in with a MS ID, there's one obstacle less between you willing to buy and MS willing to sell.
Of couse MS says it's all about cloud syncing... sure, but mainly? :)
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