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  1. #1

    My Account

    Sorry! could not find any place on forum to discuss this problem!

    I don't know how to solve my account issue!

    I have one computer running Win7 & one running Win8.

    I wanted to be able to access my Win8 Forum on my Win8 computer.

    Somehow when I tried to log in on Win8 computer it gave me a new account With the SAME name & Email address, different password. This is not my original account.

    When I try to log into the Win8 compter with my acconut details of my Win7 computer it gives errors as wrong pass word.

    How do I correct this situation?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 288
    Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9

    Maybe, its a browser-based problem? What browser were you using when logging in to this forum using Windows 7 and what were you using to log in with Windows 8? And by the way which version of Windows 8 did you have this problem with? Try using another browser and see if this persists.

    As far as I can see from your post now, it says you already have 52 posts on this forum and that means you probably posted this with your original account.
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  3. #3

    I used my Win7 computer to post this thread because this where I have posted in the past.
    I am using Release Preview & Explorer 10.
    How do I remove the unwanted account in Win8?

    By the way, I find this release really fast!
    At first I was opposed to Win8, but I am warming up to it with the Release preview.

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  4. #4

    Posts : 288
    Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9

    That's the first step I can think of. Try logging in using another browser such as Chrome on Windows 8..
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  5. #5

    I don't think that is the route I would take.

    But thanx anyway!

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  6. #6

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Tully,

    You might see if deleting your cookies, and checking in your Credentials Manager to removed any saved passwords for the account to start fresh.

    Hope this helps,
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