Windows 8 roaming profile means your settings on any computer

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The Windows 8 roaming account options have been revealed, and it seems if you link your Windows account to your Windows Live account you can look forward to taking your desktop wallpaper, accessibility and language settings, application settings and search settings and also taskbar, explorer and mouse settings to any new computer.

Users will also be able to take their saved WIFI and website credentials with them, meaning your saved passwords will travel with you from computer to computer.

Combined with Office 365 and its cloud storage, it means for many scenarios users will be able to go from computer to computer with each one being near identical to the last.

The settings will also be sensitive to network speed and cost, which is pretty considerate.

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