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Mike Lunney

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Message 1880615 - Posted: 27 Jul 2017, 18:56:08 UTC

Hi all, I'm recently returning after a loooong hiatus from the project. I would like to recover my original profile (user ID 371471), but don't have access to the email address with which I registered the account anymore and have no idea what the password is.

Ideally, I would keep the work units from the current one, but would certainly settle for just regaining access to the original. Any mods or admins have the ability to help me out? I can at least validate that I know the email address linked to the account.

Thanks!
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Message 1880616 - Posted: 27 Jul 2017, 19:13:24 UTC - in response to Message 1880615.  

Looks like I might be out of luck?

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/forum_thread.php?id=77082&postid=1662589#1662589
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Message 1880623 - Posted: 27 Jul 2017, 19:48:23 UTC - in response to Message 1880616.  

Yes, unless you have access to the old email address, there's no way to guarantee that you are the owner of the other account. Even if they're in the same name.
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Message 1880696 - Posted: 28 Jul 2017, 2:11:03 UTC - in response to Message 1880623.  
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Right. Thanks for weighing in.

...back to trying to guess Me-in-1999's password...

edit: funny enough, I originally joined 21 days after you, Ageless!

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/show_user.php?userid=371471
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Message 1881366 - Posted: 31 Jul 2017, 18:19:14 UTC - in response to Message 1880696.  
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...back to trying to guess Me-in-1999's password...

edit: funny enough, I originally joined 21 days after you, Ageless!

https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/show_user.php?userid=371471

But this is classic account ! - so you don't need a password, just the email used:

Steps:
- Do NOT log-out your current account (userid=10521897)
- Go to:
https://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_classic_link.php

- Enter your old "classic" email (that was used for userid=371471)

= the 2 accounts will be "merged"

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For the record - this is how the accounts look now:


lunney
User ID 371471
SETI@home member since 30 Jun 1999
Country United States
URL http://www.arches.uga.edu/~lunney/
Total credit 0
Recent average credit 0.00
SETI@home classic workunits 524
SETI@home classic CPU time 21,361 hours
Computers View


Mike L.
User ID 10521897
SETI@home member since 20 Jun 2017
Country United States
Total credit 818,722
Recent average credit 18,638.21
Computers View

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They will look like this after "merge":


lunney
User ID 371471
SETI@home member since 30 Jun 1999
Country United States
URL http://www.arches.uga.edu/~lunney/
Total credit 0
Recent average credit 0.00
Computers View


Mike L.
User ID 10521897
SETI@home member since 30 Jun 1999
Country United States
Total credit 818,722
Recent average credit 18,638.21
SETI@home classic workunits 524
SETI@home classic CPU time 21,361 hours
Computers View

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You will be using the changed account with User ID 10521897



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