How to use Windows 8.1 without a sign in password

Pull down the Charms bar from the right top corner.
Type sign in in the Search tab.
Click on ‘Sign in options’
Click on Your Account from the list,
Click on ‘Disconnect’ next to your emailid and username

Apparently Windows 8.1 compulsorily requires a email id and password for installing Windows 8.1, but allows switching to a local no password account after first boot.


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