Annoying Windows 8 Email/Outlook/Hotmail issue
Posted on 2014-11-28
I have a Windows 8.1 laptop with Outlook 2013 installed.
On initial setup of the laptop I used my old hotmail account to setup the local user account - This obviously connects everything to the MS cloud. By default after doing this it automatically setup my hotmail account within the pre-installed Windows Mail client.
I would prefer the hotmail account to run within Outlook 2013 where my Hosted Exchange (more active) email account lives. Trouble is I cannot find a way to remove the Hotmail account from within Windows Mail without removing my entire Windows user account and starting again. Outlook won't let me install the hotmail account as it 'knows' that the account is running under Windows mail.