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You can use a Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 account on up to five computers. However, before you add your account to a new computer, you must install a licensed copy of SharePoint Workspace 2010 on each computer.
In this scenario, you can access your Groove workspaces, shared folder workspaces, contacts, and account data from each computer on which the account is installed. However, SharePoint workspaces synchronize only to the computer on which you created the workspace.
To use the same account on other computers, you must import an existing account. Do not create a new account that has the same information as the original account. A second account of the same name does not give you access to the data from the first account. Also, do not reuse the same account file to import your account to more than one computer.
If you use a managed SharePoint Workspace 2010 account that is associated with your Windows domain account, and you are logged in with that domain account, you should automatically receive the account on the new computer when you install and start SharePoint Workspace 2010.
If you have an unmanaged SharePoint Workspace 2010 account, or if the account is not associated with your domain account, you have to manually install the SharePoint Workspace 2010 account on the other computer. To do this, follow these steps:
Article ID: 980518 - Last Review: September 22, 2011 - Revision: 4.0