windows 8 how to enter new non microsoft email address

  mikejenkins 07:34 22 Jul 14

I have just purchased a new windows 8.1 laptop it keeps asking me to enter a Microsoft email address which I do not have. I want to put in a BTinternet email address how do I go about it as Windows 8.1 keeps expecting a Microsoft account.

  asadaat 06:12 23 Jul 14

Here is how to sign up for a Microsoft account click here

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:30 23 Jul 14

See this PCA article to set up windows 8 without a Microsoft account

  mikejenkins 10:58 27 Jul 14

Many thanks folks for all your help. I discovered you can enter a non Microsoft account. I do wish Microsoft would make things clearer, Any way to one and all, thanks for your help much appreciated.

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