I'm sorry about the issue. Do you have windows xp, vista, or 7, or 8, or mac computer?
It should be easy. You can use both the old email username / account, and the new email account at the same time until you have notified all your contacts about your new email account. You can sign out / sign in / use each AOL email account at the AOL website http://mail.aol.com/ any time.
To create a new AOL email username / account, please click on the website below:
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