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hi guys.

i got a new laptop and i set it up with my details and windows live acc. then from there i wet and put my wifes skype acc into it. now that i have my own laptop i used my details but for the life of god i can nto remove her skype account.


so here is my question.

how do i make my account the default account for my personal skype ?

and how do i remove her skype from my account?

and then how do i do a clean install of windows 8?

i have no disks so it will be from the image that is on the laptop.

i need step by step guid please... i am ready to throw these thigs out the window as i hate windows 8 so much right now. bloat wear all over type of thing


cheers
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To reinstall windows 8, type refresh in the start menu and click on the settings tab on the right side of the screen. Then click on the Remove everything and reinstall windows option. That will give you an out of box start.

As for skype, i would recommend using the desktop version instead of the metro app. Can be downloaded from the skype website here. I find it a lot easier to navigate than the metro version. From there i'm pretty sure you just log into whatever account you want and tell it to remember you.
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To reinstall windows 8, type refresh in the start menu and click on the settings tab on the right side of the screen. Then click on the Remove everything and reinstall windows option. That will give you an out of box start.

As for skype, i would recommend using the desktop version instead of the metro app. Can be downloaded from the skype website here. I find it a lot easier to navigate than the metro version. From there i'm pretty sure you just log into whatever account you want and tell it to remember you.

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No worries. The download link is the one under the green windows 8 link called "Learn about Skype for Windows desktop" It can be easy to miss thumb.gif
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