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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Microsoft Windows 8 by Paul McFedries

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Making Changes to an Existing Account

You’ll be happy to hear that your main Windows 8–administrator account, and any standard accounts you conjure up, are not set in stone. In fact, you can change quite a few things about an account, including its picture and password. You can also delete any accounts you no longer use. The next few sections run through the instructions for the most common user account tasks.

Changing the Account Picture

The user account isn’t the most exciting topic in the computing world, so it’s a welcome relief that Windows 8 includes a feature that lets you have a bit of fun: you can assign a picture to each user. This picture is visible on the sign-on screen and on the user account tile that appears in the top-right corner ...

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