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Wife would like to change name of hotmail account to married name

Q: Wife would like to change name of hotmail account to married name

I just got married and my wife would like to change the name of her hotmail account, which has her maiden name as part of it, to contain her new last name. I'm not at all sure how--or in fact if--this can be done without simply opening a new account, but if we do that, she would lose her old emails, contacts, and so on. I'd be grateful for any help you guys could give me.

Michael

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A: Wife would like to change name of hotmail account to married name

Suggestion--keep the old account, open a new one.

In the old account forward (new) messages to the new account and export the contact list to a csv file.

In the new account import the contact list from the csv file.

To get existing (old) messages to the new account probably requires manually forwarding each one. If she decides to just leave the old messages where they are she will have to login to the account every couple weeks or so or the messages will be deleted.

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Is is possible to change the domain name of a hotmail account?
I lived in the UK when I registered and got the [email protected] address but, as I have now moved, I would like to keep my address, just change it to .com.
Possible?
Cheers and thanks!
Ollie
 

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My issue is that I have an old picture attached to my <g class="gr_ gr_40 gr-alert gr_spell gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del multiReplace" data-gr-id="40" id="40">hotmail</g> account that
is viewable when sending emails. I have tried adding new photos these do not seem to overwrite this old existing picture. This picture still shows up in the sent mail how can I remove this picture from my account?

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When I was installing and setting up WCP, I could not get it to recognize my Windows Live ID hotmail address (I don't know why), so I set it up with a new hotmail address. I figured "no big deal... I'll just set up a new hotmail account later and change my Windows Live ID to match it". Hah. Big mistake. Now I cannot get hotmail to give me that account name... it's already taken (yeah, I know... by me!)

This is a mess. How do I change the hotmail address on my administrator account to my old, original hotmail address? How do I do it? (And no, I do not want to just create a new user account on my PC)

A:Change Hotmail Address Associated With User Account

same problem here as well... i want to change my
Change Hotmail Address Associated With User Account .. but how.. any one know how change it?

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I'm having a time format problem in my Hotmail account.

Basically, I'm in the UK but I created a US Hotmail account. This is causing a time problem. When it says I receive an email at 1pm UK time, when I check my inbox, it actually says I received it at 8am Eastern US time (it's always -5 hours).

I have put up with it, but it's getting a bit of a problem lately. Surely there is a way you can change the time format of you account? I honestly cannot see this option anywhere though. I mean, what if you were travelling out of the country? Surely, the option should be there to alter the time to the country you're in, etc?

Many thanks if you can help.

EDIT: Aha, I've figured it out. If I change my country/region to the UK, it sorts itself out =)
 

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Sorry for the length of this post but I think it needs explaining.

I bought this laptop for a gift to my grandson about three years ago. Against my wishes, he has used it primarily to play high usage PC games. About 6 months ago it was hardly working anymore, viruses, malware, you name it.

I did a complete factory restore but he set it up to open with his hotmail user account on the "Lock Screen" in Windows 8.1, but he did give me his how hotmail email address and password so I can login. Well, within about two months later he had all the same issues back again and so he just quit using the laptop completely.

He gave it back to me and I cleaned everything up again (without doing a factory recovery) and also upgraded it from the original Windows 8 to Windows 8.1.

Everything is working perfectly, it's very fast now and I love it.

Only issue I can see is if he (my grandson) deletes or changes his hotmail account I won't be able to login and also his emails are available for me to read (but I don't) and I don't use his email account. I use a webmail account of my own.

As I mentioned earlier, this laptop is running and set up perfectly for me with this one exception.

Without doing a complete factory recover, how can I chnage this laptop from requiring his (my grandsons) hotmail address and password to no login being required at all (as I am the only user now) or to run with a local account (as I believe it is referred to)?
 

A:How to change login from a hotmail account to a local login?

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Hi,
I have a Windows 8.1 system on a lap top that was used by a former employee. Her name was still on user name and I couldn't change it without Admin privileges (otherwise was asking for a smart card). Found out how to get in to admin in safe mode with Net
User Admin yes- then discovered that the old log in and information / desk top is no longer available. The docs are under Users (old employee's name) in C drive, but the docs and settings no longer show up and the admin log in is the only one available - no
option to change users.
When I went in and said Net User Admin no - thinking if I disabled admin user it would go back to the old log in -  there was no log in available at all.

Help?
Launa

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I'm being spammed to death. So, I've registered a new Hotmail account. Now, I would like to transfer/copy all my contacts in the old account into the new account. Can someone please tell me how?

Arthur Bay
 

A:hotmail -- transferring/copying contacts to new hotmail account from old

Have you tried using the extensive filter and spam blocking on Hotmail?

If you are usiing OE also go to it and export your address as an .csv file then go to this url and import them to your new hotmail account.

http://lw14fd.law14.hotmail.msn.com/cgi-bin/dasp/doaddressesimport.asp

I don't know if their is a provision to import them from your old Hotmail account.
 

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I can’t access my HOTMAIL accounts- HOTMAIL support?

I learned about Microsoft’s new policy of not allowing you to send email from Hotmail using it’s own products Outlook and Outlook Express unless you are paying an additional fee, when I replied to a (Hotmail) email while using OE. After sending my reply I received an error message that OE could not access the account. It then proceeded to DELETE all my previous email message in outlook express for this account.

A web search then led me discover that this account was one of those now requiring payment of a fee to send mail using Outlook or OE instead of logging on to the website. (They are doing this in stages so some HOTMAIL accounts still allow the free use and access with Outlook/OE.)

I then tried to sign on to my account using another Microsoft product Internet Explorer- initially everything looked unchanged,

1. however after typing in my name and password instead of opening my account

2. I got a new screen of “scrambled letters” designed to prove that a person and not a machine is accessing my account.

3. I type in these scrambled letters and one of two things happens:

a. (Usually) I receive yet another screen of scrambled letters to input

b. (Occasionally) I receive the “sign in screen” again EITHER WAY

4. Whichever screen I receive- whether I input scrambled letters yet again or insert my name and password the process repeats itself and one of two things happens:

a. (Usually) I receive yet anothe... Read more

A:I can't acces my HOTMAIL account- Hotmail Tech Support?

I've never used Outlook or Outlook Express in any form my self, so I can only offer some limited suggestions for sorting this out.

First: have you tried deleting all cookies and accessing the account? If using XP/2k -- it may even be helpful to try creating a new User Profile and logging in under that, this will ensure you have an entirely new web cache, index.dat and cookie folder.

Try accessing the account from another computer and see if you get in that way.
 

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I downloaded some pics and sent them to my wife. For some reason it became a skydrive album. Since then she has been recieving my email from different accounts and now some of her friends on her hotmail account are starting to see her emails. One person asked her to delete her sky driver or she would be deleted. She doesn't have that album on her email (profile) i checked for her. IT was on mine but i deleted it..... I am not sure if they can still see it.... PLEASE PLEASE HELP FAST....

A:skydrive is linking my wife and my email account

Originally Posted by fernievs


I downloaded some pics and sent them to my wife. For some reason it became a skydrive album. Since then she has been recieving my email from different accounts and now some of her friends on her hotmail account are starting to see her emails. One person asked her to delete her sky driver or she would be deleted. She doesn't have that album on her email (profile) i checked for her. IT was on mine but i deleted it..... I am not sure if they can still see it.... PLEASE PLEASE HELP FAST....



Hi fernievs,

Without knowing exactly how you did this and what may have been done to somehow link these two mail accounts, you can also try asking that question here,

Windows Live Solution Center

Or if you can describe in detail what you did, we may be able to help a little more.

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Hey all,

Over the past week or so my wife received 2 spam emails from my son's account and today I just received 2 of the same types of emails from my wife's account. They both use yahoo mail. I have a yahoo mail and an outlook.com account.

Using my wife's account as the example, the subject of the email is my wife's name (as it appears when she normally sends emails). The text of the email is just a url and a signature, which is again her name as it appears when she sends email (there is also a date/time stamp under the name). The from address is her yahoo email address.

Thing is, the To list is not very big - in both emails it was only addressed to 7 people and some of them are not people in her contacts, but are, for the most part, people she would have somewhat recently emailed. I actually just checked my son's account, and he also received an email from my wife - so obviously more than the 2 I received went out.

One weird thing is that one of the emails I got this morning from my wife went to my Outlook.com alias address. My wife does not even have this address - though she does have my yahoo address that has the same name (before the @, obviously) - the other email I got from her did go to my yahoo address.

It also tried sending to my Outlook alias address, but with an @outlook.ca (instead of .com) - this address does not even exist.

You can also tell that the names in the To list are just parsed out from the email address. so [email ... Read more

A:have been receiving spam from wife and son's yahoo account

In case somebody is actually using the Yahoo account (wife's or son's) change the password, and that will probably take care of the issue.

If somebody is just spoofing the "sent from" address there is nothing you can do.
 

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I need to copy all my addresses from 1 hotmail account to a 2nd. I would like to do this in a way I do not need to type in each address
 

A:hotmail address book another hotmail account

http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_transfer_hotmail_contacts_to_another_account.html
 

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How do I get my Hotmail emails over into my new Outlook Hotmail account I inadvertently created my new account without checking properly
 

A:How to get my old Hotmail emails into my new Outlook Hotmail account

Here's how you add your Hotmail account to your Outlook.com account. I don't know if you'll get your messages over or not. They're two separate accounts that can't be merged.

http://help.outlook.com/en-us/140/ms.exch.ecp.newsubscription.aspx
 

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Hello All, This is my first post here and I hope that you all are willing to help out a "newbie" of the forum, because as of right now I am getting fed up with my BLEEPING COMPUTER!!!My computer has been acting a little funny lately...I'm not sure what the issue is, but a lot of my administrative privileges seem to have been changed, ie "You do not have permission to (fill in blank)" If anyone has time to take a look at my hijackthis logfile as well as the adsspy logfile to see if there is anything that looks a little fishy. I have had THREE different instances of my bank account info being exploited and just recently my Hotmail account was hijacked and used as a "mass SPAM sender". Also, the last logfile is from a program called IOBit, which has a HijackScan tool as well. Any help would be greatly appreciated!HIJACK THIS LOGFILELogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 12:55:31 PM, on 5/3/2011Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exeC:\Windows\Explorer.EXEC:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exeC:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exeC:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exeC:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exeC:\Progr... Read more

A:Possible crcss.exe trojan? Little to no admin privledges? Hotmail Account Hijacked as well as bank account

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about the Windows version you are using: What we in particular need to know is version, edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system. [/b]If you are unsure about any of these caracteristics, just let us know and we'll help you figuring it out. Please also tell us if you have your Windows CD/DVD handy.Please include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Please refrain from running tools or applying updates other than those we suggest while we are cleaning up your computer. The reason for this is so we know what is going on with the machine at any time. Some programs can interfere with others and hamper the recovery process.Even if you have already provided information about y... Read more

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My wife has a Standard User Account and she can open Canon MP Navigator, however I cannot open the same program when logged in as an Administrator.  I created a new Admin account and can open the program when logged into the new admin account.  Why can I not open the program from my old admin account?

A:My wife has a Standard User Account and she can open Canon MP Navigator, however

What error messages are you receiving when trying to open the program under your other account?

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I run windows xp and have user accounts for myself, my wife and the 2 children. Both my wife's account and mine are set as administrators.

This morning both my wife and I logged on to our accounts and all was fine. We then logged off and shut down the PC. This afternoon my wife logged on and her entire account has been wiped. None of her settings or documents are there. The language had changed back to US (meaning the keyboard typed like a US one which it did when we first installed windows XP), her outlook was not configured, the IE webpage was not set to the homepage she created, all docs gone from my documents folder. It was as if the account had just been created.

When she first logged in a small grey box came up on the top left of the screen that said something like "trying to connect to..." or "searching for..." and then a larger grey box came in the middle and she cannot remember what this said. She was worried it was some sort of virus so after a few minutes of nothing happening, and trying to log into her email which asked for outlook to be set up, she shut down.

Both my account and the kids accounts have all their settings as they should. All my wife's docs have gone but all shared docs still remain.

We have an up to date version of Kaspersky and I just completed a full system scan and it didn't find anything.

Biggest concern is that all emails and documents have been lost on my wife's account (I know she should have ba... Read more

A:Wife's user account wiped and restored to default settings!?

Can you find her profile folder?

Go to C:\Documents and Settings\ as the administrator and try to see if her user name is listed as a folder there.

Then report back here.
 

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It used to be not connected to any email account but when it updated to 8.1 I chose to get an email address for it, so now as a result, the password has to be 8 characters long and I have to use a PIN number , but that's still 4 characters, and I usually use one character password.

So how do I go back to the normal type of user account to use the 1 character password?

A:My user account changed to an hotmail-email account connec

Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8

Local Account Password - Change or Remove in Windows 8

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I have a new computer.  I just noticed an old picture, which is not in my new computer saved, is STILL showing up as profile picture on emails I send.  I put a new picture up, BUT the old picture is still showing up on emails I forward.  HOW
CAN I DELETE THIS?
I have no pictures saved on my new computer in C drive, public folders.

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i got this surprise when i was unable to log in into skype then i when to my email and i got this
and after several emails to support i got an answer saying that
 
"ve verified that a serious violation of the Microsoft Services Agreement occurred on your account .......................   Due to the nature of this violation, and pursuant to the terms of the Microsoft Services Agreement, Microsoft can neither grant you access to the contents of your account,..."
whats next now?
i want to know what happened exactly, and can that be appealed?
 

A:Problem with hotmail account, account temporarily suspended)

Ask them for a appeal? The only ones who will know what happened is them. Do you happen to use Skype to send adult content? I hear they have been cracking down on that more.

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i got this surprise when i was unable to log in into skype then i when to my email and i got this
and after several emails to support i got an answer saying that
 
"ve verified that a serious violation of the Microsoft Services Agreement occurred on your account .......................   Due to the nature of this violation, and pursuant to the terms of the Microsoft Services Agreement, Microsoft can neither grant you access to the contents of your account,..."
whats next now?
i want to know what happened exactly, and can that be appealed?
 

A:Problem with hotmail account, account temporarily suspended)

Ask them for a appeal? The only ones who will know what happened is them. Do you happen to use Skype to send adult content? I hear they have been cracking down on that more.

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My wife wants to change her hotmail name to reflect her new name (which would require an account change)

My question is, where is the setting that can foward your emails to another address inside hotmail? or is this possible? she doesnt want to give up her name because everything she's done for the past 7 years has been on that name.
 

A:Receiving hotmail from another hotmail account?

There is no automatic forwarding option in Hotmail that I am aware of.
 

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My email is through hotmail, my wife's is through Earthlink. This is the oddest this: when I respond to any Craiglist listing, my wife will get a copy of that email I have sent to Craigslist via my hotmail account. Not only is each getting a copy of my email to craigslist, but on her sender line, her account name appears, which is her first and last name. This is a tremendous problem. I called a tech at Earthlink, and they said the problem was not from their end of things. The tech told me to call hotmail, and or craigslist. HELP! What the heck is going on?
 

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I HATE modern networking with every fiber of my being. Once upon a time, networking was simple. To support huge corporate networks Microsoft has made it into a nightmare for home users.

Last week I upgraded to Win10. My wife backs up here win7 data on my backup drive. She is on the same wired network a I. After my upgrade she could not access the folder to backup her data. Everything was working for three years before the upgrade. In spite of all the assurances from Microsoft that functioning would remain the same I discovered the Win10 upgrade had changed the permissions. I redid them to allow everyone to read/write to her backup folder. Problem solved for a few days. Now, once again, she cannot access her backup folder. The permission changes I made remain but she gets a message asking for the "network username and password." After much googling I'm almost certain there's no such thing as a "network password." Since a network password does not exist it's impossible to supply one.

I can see her computer and access it. She can see my computer but cannot access it for the reason stated above.

Anyone know how to get past this roadblock?

A:My Wife's Wife's Win7 Macine Cannot Access my Win10 Machine.

You operate your PC as an administrator? In that case it may help to define a user "mywife" and a password, and to set the sharing and security settings for this user.

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I would like to move an Outlook Express 6 E-mail account from an old computer to a hotmail account.
I would like to be able to save old files and addresses.
Can this be done EASILY?
I would be greatful for some help.

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I have a local user account that comes up as the default user when Windows10 boots up that I would like to remove.

I have tried the usual user modification menus but this account does not show up. It is annoying to have to go through this false log in every time I start the computer.

Help?

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Hello everybody,

I have realized that all the laptops I installed Windows 10 in the last year (several family laptops) are running with Microsoft-Accounts which are Admin-Accounts. Now I read that this is a serious security issue. I would like to change these MS-Admin-Accounts into MS-Limited-User-Accounts?

But how?

And next question: Should I set up for every laptop then a local admin-account?

Thanks a lot for your help.

Hutson

A:Windows 10: How change account from admin into limited user account?

As long as you have not disabled UAC, User Account Control, or invoked the hidden full administrator, then your users are actually running as standard users and will be prompted before performing any Admin level tasks - you can if you wish create a standard user on each of the systems in addition to the administrator, but this will not provide much better security and is likely to generate complaints from the users as they will have to set-up the accounts again to how they want them.

If you have any youngsters that you wish to protect further there is Microsoft Family Safety as an option

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So this is probably the strangest problem I have ever encountered with Windows 7. About two or three months ago, I noticed that my user account had suddenly changed into a guest account. I get prompted for an administrator password when trying to do any tasks that require administrator privilege. It is not a huge hassle, as I know the administrator account password.

Here is where it becomes very strange. When I turn my computer on, it automatically logs me into my user account (the guest account). When I got into the user accounts section of the control panel and try to manage user accounts, it shows exactly zero user accounts on my computer. Also, when I try to change my user account (the guest account) to an administrator account, precisely nothing happens.

It gets evens stranger. When I log out of Windows, the only user account I can pick from, to log back into Windows, is the generic "Administrator" account. My user account is nowhere to be found. When I go to the control panel and try to manage accounts, only the administrator account is listed. There is an option turn on a generic guest account, but nothing related to my original user account is shown. Again, this is in contrast to when I am logged into my user account (the guest account), and see exactly zero user accounts listed on the manage accounts screen.

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A:User account changed into a guest account, how can I change it back

Hi and welcome to the Forum
When you refer to the generic Administrator Account do you mean the Account that is hidden in Windows 7? If so did you activate it using this:
Built-in Administrator Account - Enable or Disable If you did the above then this is strange as forgetting the "Hidden admin account you must have at least one ordinary Admin account in Windows 7. You can't operate the system without one!!

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Hi, I've been caught at school playing games on my computer .. so they took it from me, they deleted all of the games, and they changed my user account into a standard account! Do they even have the RIGHT to do this? Anyways, I want to change my standard account into an administrator account There's another account on my laptop called "Iconnect". This is an administrator account, and it's password protected. Can I get into this account and change my account to administrator? Please help me as I'm on spring break and I wont go to school for another 2 weeks !
 

A:How can I change my standard account into an administrator account?

No one can help you here about this problem I'm afraid.......
 

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Hi

I recently upgraded a HP computer from Windows 7 to Windows 10 pro using the
Windows update/free Upgrade.

How can I change my childs admin account to a child account? The account
is registered With a Microsoft account and i have added my Microsoft account
as a second admin on the computer.

Thanks

A:How to change admin account to child account

Hello creativex, and welcome to Ten Forums.

If you meant for how to convert your added account to be a "standard user" account instead of an "administrator" type account, then the tutorial below can help show you how to.

Account Type - Change in Windows 10

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I recently logged onto my account about 2 days ago to finish a project. The music file I used for the account was could not be found and when I went to locate it I was told I didn't have administrator rights. I went to Control Panel because I was sure I was an Administrator, but sure enough, I was set as a Standard User. I tried changing it up but it wouldn't change. I tried changing the account name also, and it wouldn't change. I could only change account picture. I can't open UAC, I click it and it blinks but nothing opens.

I went online and tried these suggestions:

I deleted any recent program installations,
I booted in safe mode, however I was still not able to change my account,
I tried activating the hidden administrator account but I received an "access denied" message,
I tried creating a new account but I received the following message:

"The specified account name is not valid, because account names contain the following characters: /\[]":;|<>=+,?*

Please type a different name."

I didn't use any of those characters in the account name.
I ran 2 different virus scans, and they came up with nothing,
I turned the computer off, unplugged everything, and pressed the power button for 30 seconds, and rebooted, but still nothing!

My roommate shares this computer with me, and her account is still an administrator. However she has traveled and I haven't been able to get hold of her yet. We share music files and the file I ... Read more

A:I can't change a standard account to an Administrator Account!!!

You are going have to wait for your roommate...
Anything we could do would be consider hacking and that is against forum rules.

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Hello all,

First post for me -- glad to have found this site. Extremely useful !!!

I've recently noticed that I've lost adminstrator account priviledges on both my laptops. I've got Windows 7 Home Premium edition. When I am logged in to my original account, which was set up as an Administrator account, and I go to Change Account Type, the "Standard User" button is active. When I click on the Administrator Account button to change it, the Apply button becomes greyed out. I have two accounts that were set up as Administrator and both show the same thing. Curiously, the account icons that show up on the login screen and on the control panel screens still carry the label "Administrator". Maybe this is normal for Windows 7, but if so, very confusing.

What I've tried so far:

1) Activated the built-in Administrator account, logged into it, tried to elevate the two accounts to Administrator with the same results above (becomes greyed out when I click on the Administrator account type button).
2) Ran virus/spyware scans using SpywareDoctor, Malwarebytes, and Windows Security Essentials. No serious threats found other than the cookies, etc. on SpywareDoctor scan. Malwarebytes and Security Essential scans were clean.
3) Started up in safe mode -- same result.

I originally noticed the problem due to the fact that Itunes would not update -- gave me the message that I didn't have administrator proviledges even though I was lo... Read more

A:No administrator account -- cannot change account type

At what level is the User Account Control?

(Open the start menu type uac and hit enter.)

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Hi all.

I am using Windows XP Media Center Edition and I would like to use my current account as a Limited user account.

I realise that I will need at least one administrator account on my PC -- so I go into user accounts, create a new administrator account, then I try to change my current account to a limited account, but it will not let me!

See the screenshots;

I would like Admin to be administrator, and Dell07 to be Limited... I do not have the option to change Dell07 to limited for some strange reason.

I have managed to do this on my parents PC easily. I simply created another Administrator account, then changed their account to a limited one. I don't understand why this will not work on Windows XP MCE...

Any idea why this is happening?!
 

A:Help change my account to a limited user account!

You should log-on to the administrator account thru safe mode and this will allow you to change the account you want to so it will be a low-admin account. You can not change the account you are logged into t anything other than the account it is because it is the active account.
 

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pls i cant change from microsoft account to my user account on the windows 8 preview platform
can somebody help with this solution. Thanks

A:cant change from microsoft account to my user account

What problems are you having when you try to switch from your Micosoft account to a local account?

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In order to access my office wi-fi I am tolf I must have a local account--how do I do that?
 

A:How do I change between Microsoft account and local account?

You would most likely need a Pro version of Windows 8 if they use a Domain.  Then you would need to talk to your IT person, to allow your machine on the company network.  As for your question, you do it from the Profile in the Metro Screen.  This actual question that you posted is in the FAQ on microsoft.com for the Windows 8 page.

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Ever since new years eve I have been unable to log onto my hotmail account. It keeps asking me to re-enter my password. does anyone know why that might be???? Thank you
mario
 

A:not able to log onto hotmail account

did hotmail state this on your login failure?>>

Type your .NET Passport sign-in e-mail address and password correctly. Remember, passwords are case-sensitive.

Hotmail is pretty vague as to the failure for the sign in mainly due to the server registering either one as an error.

if u are certain that your password is correct then the e-mail address u keyed in might be incorrect and vice versa.

maybe try creating a new password?? (as suggested if u can't remember it by Hotmail)
 

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I have Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 9 on my computer. Can someone tell me how to delete/disable my hotmail account? Thank you very much. Murrar

A:hotmail account

http://ask-leo.com/how_do_i_close_my_windows_live_hotmail_account.html

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I hope somebody can help me. I'm not sure where to turn. I had a hotmail account with all my contacts. This Saturday one of my horses is running in the Kentucky Derby and I had a picture of the horse I sent out in a mass mailing to all my contacts.

Hotmail closed my account and will not let me back into it. It is now my understanding that you can't send such mailings or they will stop the service for you.

Is there any way I can appeal to them to get at least my contacts? I don't know who to write or contact to request this. I would certainly hope that someone has had this problem and can tell me how I can at least get my contacts.

Thanks for any and all help.

Sincerely,

David Smith

A:Need Help BAD with Hotmail Account

http://windowslivehelp.com/Default.aspx

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I had an @hotmail.co.uk email address.

I created a new @outlook.com as I had too much spam.

I can't log back into the @hotmail.co.uk email addresss as I wanted to close it and I've tried the forgot password method but still had no success.

My question is what happens if I leave the email address for example not attempt to login to the account for a long period of time, will it automatically be deleted?

A:Hotmail.co.uk account?

The account should get canceled after 270 days of inactivity.





Quote:
The Microsoft branded services require that you sign into your Microsoft account periodically, at a minimum every 270 days, to keep the Microsoft branded services portion of the services active, unless provided otherwise in an offer for a paid portion of the services. If you fail to sign in during this period, we may cancel your access to the Microsoft branded services. If the Microsoft branded services are canceled due to your failure to sign in, your data may be permanently deleted from our servers.


Source: Microsoft Services Agreement

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HELP ...PLEASE
HELP.......PLEASE

I CAN ACCESS MY HOTMAIL A/C FROM MY KIDS PC LOG IN........BUT WHEN I TRY TO ACCESS FROM MY PC LOG IN IT BELIEVES MY HOTMAIL A/C DOES NOT EXIST

WANT TO AVOID CREATING NEW ACCOUNT AND/OR PASSWORD

ANY IDEAS AS TO WHERE THE PROB MAY BE??
 

A:Hotmail Account

It will be case sensitive input for login and passward, and your Caps Lock key appears to be stuck on.

By the way, use of all capitals in a post is the equivalent of shouting at people, as well as being hard to read.
 

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Hi all

Has anybody else been locked out of their Hotmail account lately?

I have been locked out since Friday May 17th.

At first I could not get Hotmail to recognise even my account name. When it finally did, it would not accept my secret answer and redirected me to msn support.

msn support now tll me there is no such account, even though there is still a secret question logged against it and email sent to it dos not return undelivered.

Is anyone else experiencing this problem? I foresee a huge security blunder on the horizon. Possible scenarios include a distributed denial of service or mass email virus dissemination through 'disappeared' Hotmail accounts.

I'd appreciate knowing if mine is trhe only one.

owners of the disappeared
 

A:Someone ate my Hotmail account

Hi !! Hermes ....I can only say that as happened to someone who's account had not been used within a mth....then again you are usually warned before hand. You haven't exceeded your email storage space??

Occasionally lately I have had a problem with my account accepting my password even though correct.

Have you done a virus scan lately ??

Sorry I can't be of much help !!

Good Luck

Take Care
 

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my hotmail account got a hold of my contact list
and is now sending out emails to everyone about
spam messages about health,, the gym etc
how do i block them from sending out messages?

thank you

A:hotmail account

This is evidence of a hotmail hijack mailer.

Please follow this sites pre-posting process outlined here:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/...lp-305963.html

After running through all the steps, please post the requested logs in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum, not here.->

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f50/

If you have trouble with one of the steps, simply move on to the next one, and make note of it in your reply.

Please note that the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Help forum is extremely busy, and it may take a while to receive a reply.

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I access my 3 hotmail account via Outlook express. I was having trouble sending emails from one account, they were being returned. I found out what the problem was thru this forum.

http://forums.techguy.org/t183016&highlight=hotmail+charging+pop3.html

OK, so I signed up for Hotmail Plus, and registered with one of my hotmail email address's. How do I add my other two hotmail address's to the hotmail plus account? Seem's to me, only one hotmail account is going to work with OE right now, until I let MSN know the other 2 hotmail accounts.

Any solutions?

Thanks
 

A:Hotmail plus account.

I just got off a live chat with someone at MSN. You only get to use one free Hotmail account with each Hotmail Plus account. So, for those of you with multiple hotmail accounts using OE, its back to the drawing board.
 

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Has anyone got any idea if hotmail accounts r deleted. About 12-14 months ago i suddenly couldent sign into my msn account. The password wasnt accepted and my secret question appeared to have changed. I opened another account but im now wondering if somehow I could manage to get the account i couldent sign into working again even though I havent signed into it for ages.
The reason I want back into the account is that it had an account number for a program I bought. Now i need the program again, and I dont wanna buy it again if i can somehow manage to sign into this account again.

A:Hotmail Account

Hi,

Check out the following link:

http://help.msn.com/!data/en_us/data/Hotmailv6.its51/$content$/AcctPolicies.htm



Cheers!

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I have been trying to access my hotmail since saturday and it says that the password i entered is incorrect and i don't know what to do next?
 

A:hotmail account

Click the Forgot Password link and follow instruction.
You will be asked a security question.
If you gave at signing up a alternative email address it will ask for it.
Normally its quite straightforward
 

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My email address ends in @Hotmail.com.I receive emails with no problems,when I compose a new email or forward
on emails,more times than not I get the error message "Can`t connect to Outlook please try later"with a CLOSE button.
When I click CLOSE the message is "You are about to throw away these messages without sending them".The only option
then is CONTINUE.The messages always show in the "sent" folder, some get to the receipient and some don`t.
Any idea whats going on?
Regards.

A:Hotmail account

Are you logging into the account by way of web browser or by the new Mail app? For older WLM and Hotmail as well as Live accounts you would want the Windows Essentials 2012 over the new Mail app.

Logging in directly online you would add the destination is as a new contact if not already in your address book there so the emails being sent will go through. I find that every time I go to send an email out to a new contact and forget to add the address in first as a new contact the draft will be saved. I see that with both the old Live accounts as well as at times with the accounts at outlook.com

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I need an image of the Hotmail window showing the folders on a typical hotmail account.

Anyone that could provide this - I would appreciate it.
 

A:Hotmail account ?

I added the last two folders (Registrations and Tax).
 

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