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Multiple Window live ID's on one user

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    Multiple Window live ID's on one user


    I have 2 or 3 different windows live ID's that I use for different things, and would prefer not to have them all under one since they are for different uses, such as work and personal accounts. Is there any way to tie both of them into one user account say my personal for games and music and then the rest under the work WLI?

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    Hello Ivan,

    It appears that you can only have one live ID tied to one user account (Microsoft account). You could create new separate user accounts as a Microsoft accounts per Live ID, change it to an administrator account or leave it as a standard user, and switch between them as needed though.
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    Hummm.... alright, then this brings me to my next question. If I was to change the Windows Live ID tied to my account would any settings change since I used this WLI when I tinkered with the beta?
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    Only for whatever sync settings you have turned on.

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Multiple Window live ID's on one user
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