Windows 8 by default uses Microsoft account for logging in to PC. This useful when you use multiple windows PCs and want to sync the settings between them. And Windows 8 provides users with the option to turn off using Windows 8 account. Listed below are steps to turn off Microsoft account and switch to local account.
Step 1: Access Windows 8 settings from Windows 8 sidebar.
Step 2: Click the Change PC settings from the Settings screen.
Step 3: Navigate to User section under PC settings and click the Switch to a local account option.
Step 4: Enter the username and password for the local account and click the Next button.
Step 5: click the Sign-out and finish button to complete the local account creation process.