Windows 8 Administrator Boot-up

My Windows 8 boots up with the Administrator as the primary user.  This means that the apps on the start page are unusable.  I can switch to me as a second user, but that seems like a lot of steps. How do I get Windows 8 to boot up its start page with me as a non-administrator which I can then configure?

In order to use some Metro apps and the Windows Store, you need a Microsoft Account:

Switch to Microsoft account using new address:

You can choose between whether it uses your Microsoft Account or a normal user account by going to all PC settings, to the Users section.:
1) Just move your mouse to the bottom-right corner of the screen till the side menu pops up, and click on Settings (gear icon).
2) From there, click on the "Change PC settings" link on the bottom-right.
3) Now you should be on the PC settings full-screen menu. On the left, go to the "Users" section.
4) On the right side, it will show your current account with a button that says "Switch to a Microsoft account".

Once you have setup your Microsoft account (this requires a Windows Live ID (Hotmail or MSN).

Best,
Andre
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MVP-Windows and Devices for IT
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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 670 Applies to: