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Windows 7: Windows Live Sign-in assistant error

04 Jun 2009   #1

Windows 7 SP1 x64 build 7601.21701
 
 
Windows Live Sign-in assistant error

Does anyone have any clue what this could be?



Im geting this when i try to link Live ID to windows account. How do i remove that "devices" ? went over my account&profile twice and didnt find anything...

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30 Jun 2009   #2

Windows 7 build 7229 x64
 
 

I'm getting the same error.

It would seem there's a limit to the number of computers (or unique OS installations) that can be linked to an ID...

Only problem is, once you reinstall, you wouldn't have access to the "computer" to kill the link.

Any information on a possible solution would be welcome.
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30 Jun 2009   #3

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by SoLoR View Post
Does anyone have any clue what this could be?



Im geting this when i try to link Live ID to windows account. How do i remove that "devices" ? went over my account&profile twice and didnt find anything...
It's usually under "Control Panel\User Accounts\Link Online ID's" SoLoR.

I've not upgraded yet, just letting you know the usual path.
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30 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 build 7229 x64
 
 

Yeah, That's where the sign in assistant is located.

Except, when trying to link an ID, it's giving the error message that it's been done too many times, and to unlink the ID from a previously linked device.

The best solution at the moment is to unlink your ID before you reinstall your OS.

That doesn't really help those of us who are already getting this error, but at least we can hopefully spread the word and prevent others from running into the same problem.
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30 Jun 2009   #5

XP Pro SP3 x86/Vista SP2 x64/Win7 x64 Triple-boot
 
 

Sorry but that part wasn't clear, could of ment from this site for example:
https://account.live.com/ManageLinks.aspx

EDIT: Sorry but I don't know why it fails then.
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