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My Minecraft password will not work. I've reset it about 5 times and no matter what I choose as my password, it will not take it. I just made my Minecraft account today

I am entering my username correctly, and I am typing everything in the correct boxes, but it always says "Unknown username or password...". I know I am putting my username in correctly because if I try to re-register, it will not let me use my email because it's currently in use.

Could somebody explain to my why no matter what my Minecraft password is, it won't work?

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Don't forget to check the login server status: help.mojang.com (If the servers are not operating, as does happen from time to time, you just need to wait until they are back to login.) –  Richard Jan 20 '13 at 10:18
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If your account is actually a Mojang account, which I believe all new accounts are, you should actually be using the email address you signed up with in the username box.

Counter intuitive I know, but they still haven't changed it from when you actually used your username.

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