As a closed Hotmail account, it will be automatically deleted after while of being used like
the message says. Just stop using it and it will disappear eventually.
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"Scooby1983" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi I have 2 windows live accounts one of which I only use now that is
> linked with my xbox gamer tag.
> I have already closed the old windows live hotmail account that was
> linked to the old windows live account but despite doing this I get the
> following error message.
> CANNOT CLOSE XXXXXXXXX@xxxxxx
> To close your
> account, you must resolve one or more of the following issues:
> - There is a Microsoft e-mail account (Windows Live Hotmail)
> associated with your account, so you can't close your Windows Live
> account immediately. To close your Windows Live account, you need to
> close your Microsoft e-mail account first. After a period of
> inactivity, your Windows Live account will automatically be closed.
> 'Close your Microsoft account.' (http://g.live.com/1MBAMen-gb/t_close)
> Any help would be appreciated