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My Stack Overflow account is using an OpenID to login. Can I convert this to a normal Stack Overflow account? Any suggestions?

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There is no such thing as a "normal stackoverflow account". Stack Exchange does offer its own OpenIDs, and you can add one of those to your account if you want. Go to your profile page, and click "my logins" at the top:

Screenshot of the my logins link

Choose "add more logins…", and at the bottom of that page click the link under "To create a new Stack Exchange account, click here". Once you've added the Stack Exchange OpenID to your account you can optionally remove your other OpenID, through the same "my logins" dialog

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+1 for pointing out that logins and accounts are not the same thing. Logins are analogous to having many entrances to a house, analogous to an account. Front door, back door, crawling through a window, etc. they all lead to the same place. –  jmort253 Oct 13 '12 at 4:45

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