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24 Oct 2013   #1

Windows 8 Pro x32
Windows 8.1 installation...

hi i want to clean install windows 8.1 with ISO Image. one of my friend told me that we can not login to windows until we give our microsoft account after installing windows 8.1. is there any way to login without MS account i mean if a user have no internet connection how this user can install windows 8.1 ??? i hope my friend is wrong... please tell me the process to 1st login without MS Account or internet connection...

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24 Oct 2013   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

you can use an offline account to log into windows with,
as you do with windows 7, but certain things wont work ,like skydrive,
skydrive has change in 8.1.

when you set up 8.1 it will ask which account you want to set up with, choose the offline way and type in a password.
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24 Oct 2013   #3

Windows 8 Pro x32

but how?? can u explain???? is there any screen shot in which you show how to offline login
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24 Oct 2013   #4

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24 Oct 2013   #5

Windows 10 Pro X64

It's simple really. When asked, give a invalid e-mail and password. It will fail and the window will then have a link on the right side saying Use Local Account. Click that and off you go. I've done this 4-5 times now.
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