Windows 8.1 Preview won’t support local user accounts

Windows 8 logoWindows 8.1 Preview will be released in just a few days, so a new collection of documents has come to reveal more details about what’s being considered a major overhaul for Windows 8.

It appears that the Preview version of the operating system will only allow users to log in with the Microsoft accounts, as local user accounts won’t be supported until the RTM version is released.

Windows 8.1 Preview won’t support local user accounts

“In order to use Windows 8.1 Preview you must sign in to your PC with a Microsoft account. The option to create a local account will be made available at the final release of Windows 8.1,” it’s mentioned in the leaked documents.

More details will be provided in just a few days when Microsoft officially unveils the new Windows 8.1 Preview. The public unveiling is set to take place on Wednesday during the BUILD developer conference in San Francisco.

Source: Softpedia

Tags: Microsoft, OSes, Windows 8.1

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