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Trying to login to a microsoft account / switching after install.

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 7, 8

    Trying to login to a microsoft account / switching after install.


    This is my first post. I have Windows 8 running on a Samsung Series 7 slate PC. I am Canada and was using as my windows live login account. Each time I try to login it says this service isn't available right now - please try again later.

    I searched the forum, seems it's just me. I have tried creating a new account but can't get an image to show up to validate me. I tried creating a new account on another PC and get the same message. sometimes I get to the point where it says this address is already in use, if its' yours you can use it. But ultimately I get the same error.

    My colleague who has the same unit in Toronto didn't have any problems.

    I changed my live email account login to an but same result. I switched my region settings to USA. I looked at the tutorial and forced cookies all on. Restarted and still nothing.

    Anyone heard of this?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 57
    Windows 8 X64 Bit

    You should not be having any problems but let me try assisting you.

    Try creating a new hotmail account using @hotmail or live

    Try redownloading windows and reinstalling windows 8

    I hope it helps
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