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Windows LIve ID and Office 365 Email Address

LockDown32
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Last Modified: 2015-08-10
Please tell me Microsoft hasn't done something so bone chilling stupid that it defies everything (not that they haven't done it before). I set me Windows Live ID up a million years ago base on my name and domain. Pretty straight forward stuff.

Now along comes Office 365 and I try to add my email address to Outlook 365 as... yep... name and domain. WRONG! You can't! You Windows Live ID has to be different then your Outlook 365 email address or Microsoft has no idea which one your talking about. Really? What foresight!

Has anyone else encountered this? What do you do? Change you Windows Live ID after 30 years?????
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