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  • after updating to w7 from xp, i am told my user name is already in use.  that would be me from xp.  how can i get my user name from xp to w7?

    thanks

    Friday, October 8, 2010 10:20 PM

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  • Can you provide more context? You are talking about a WinLive ID used to authenticate access to a Microsoft Money data file? You are trying to do exactly what when you get exactly what message? Why would you create a new one? Why wouldn't you use your old one?
    Saturday, October 9, 2010 12:30 PM
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  • sorry.  i was very vague.  i am talking about my user name for this forum.  it won't let me use the one i have used for years when i had xp.  when i try that user name i'm told that name is already in use - which it is on my old xp computer.  i'd like to continue with the original user name if there is a way.  i do have a history with that name.

    thank you for your response

    Saturday, October 9, 2010 8:30 PM
  • I guess I still don't understand why it would say name already in use for a WinLive login. Were you trying to create a new account?!?
    Saturday, October 9, 2010 9:33 PM
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