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Old 07-16-2013, 11:37 PM   #5081
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My new Win 8 computer wants to sign me in, to play solitaire. Hunh? It gets better. It signs me in as "CounterHarpy851". That's not me. I don't see any way to sign in as me. I suspect that someone at Staples fired up the computer when it came into the store, to make sure it works properly. And, then they played some Xbox game and signed in.

Anyone know how to sign out of Xbox games in Win 8?
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:43 PM   #5082
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My new Win 8 computer wants to sign me in, to play solitaire. Hunh? It gets better. It signs me in as "CounterHarpy851". That's not me. I don't see any way to sign in as me. I suspect that someone at Staples fired up the computer when it came into the store, to make sure it works properly. And, then they played some Xbox game and signed in.

Anyone know how to sign out of Xbox games in Win 8?
I don't know, I kinda like CounterHarpy. But now that you told us, you can't use it anymore.

I would contact Staples, bet management would not be pleased.
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Old 07-17-2013, 12:00 AM   #5083
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I don't know, I kinda like CounterHarpy. But now that you told us, you can't use it anymore.

I would contact Staples, bet management would not be pleased.
I guess I have to talk to management. I asked when I was in the store.
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Old 07-17-2013, 02:47 AM   #5084
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I'm good with winter. I complained all winter about the lack of snow and cold temperatures. Not once did I pinch my nostrils closed and have them stick. Snow I can handle. Cold I can bundle up for....I hate summer.
p.a.g., I'd give you a hug but it's too danged hot! I feel your sweat though. Summer is my least favorite season and this summer is topping the list. Himself told me he wanted to move to FL when he retired. I told him to find someone else to wed if he couldn't give that up. My FIL tried to tell me how wonderful it would be to live in FL. He reminded me how I had to bundle up or hide "up north" in the winter. I asked him WHY would I want to live somewhere where it is summer at least 9 months of the year. I never hid inside during the winter, I hiked and skied. I told him at least I had the option of adding clothing if I was cold in the winter, but the authorities would let me take only so much off if I was hot! Stay cool however you can.
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p.a.g., I'd give you a hug but it's too danged hot! I feel your sweat though. Summer is my least favorite season and this summer is topping the list. Himself told me he wanted to move to FL when he retired. I told him to find someone else to wed if he couldn't give that up. My FIL tried to tell me how wonderful it would be to live in FL. He reminded me how I had to bundle up or hide "up north" in the winter. I asked him WHY would I want to live somewhere where it is summer at least 9 months of the year. I never hid inside during the winter, I hiked and skied. I told him at least I had the option of adding clothing if I was cold in the winter, but the authorities would let me take only so much off if I was hot! Stay cool however you can.
Thanks CG. We're hoping the maintenance guy makes it by today. In the mean time, cold shower this morning and off to work a little early. Hubby is thinking about driving around with the cat with him through the hottest part of today since the car ac works just fine. It's either that or keeping them both dowsed in water all day. I'm so grateful he thinks of the cat and doesn't just leave for the day. So glad he works as hard to keep our furry family member cool as he does himself.
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My new Win 8 computer wants to sign me in, to play solitaire. Hunh? It gets better. It signs me in as "CounterHarpy851". That's not me. I don't see any way to sign in as me. I suspect that someone at Staples fired up the computer when it came into the store, to make sure it works properly. And, then they played some Xbox game and signed in.

Anyone know how to sign out of Xbox games in Win 8?
Have you tried to go into the Control Panel and remove any game programs?
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:11 PM   #5087
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Have you tried to go into the Control Panel and remove any game programs?
Why? I want to play solitaire.
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:34 PM   #5088
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Why? I want to play solitaire.
You can reinstall it under your own name. Or go to pogo.com

Lots of solitaire games on there. All kinds of games.
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Old 07-17-2013, 01:58 PM   #5089
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You can reinstall it under your own name. Or go to pogo.com

Lots of solitaire games on there. All kinds of games.
But there has to be a way to log out. What if I want to let someone else play some stupid game on my computer? Shouldn't they be able to log in as themself?
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:23 PM   #5090
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Thanks CG. We're hoping the maintenance guy makes it by today. In the mean time, cold shower this morning and off to work a little early. Hubby is thinking about driving around with the cat with him through the hottest part of today since the car ac works just fine. It's either that or keeping them both dowsed in water all day. I'm so grateful he thinks of the cat and doesn't just leave for the day. So glad he works as hard to keep our furry family member cool as he does himself.
That is quite nice, not everyone thinks of their pets at home all day. Mine have an A/C all day, even if humans are not home.
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