ssh stopped working

I've been using Bitbucket with TortoiseHg (Windows 8) with SSH authorization for the last four years with no issues, but suddenly on a push attempt I got the dreaded "abort: authorization failed". When I went to log in I noticed that I could no longer use my username but had to use my "registered email". I really don't want to have to muck about with SSH keys if I don;t have to, is there an easy way to get SSH to work with the existing keys?

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Never mind, this was due to the recent Atlassian-wide user name change AND password change in combination with TortoiseHg. When I first looked at the TortoiseHg settings file (from the workbench select "File/Settings", then click the "{user}'s global settings" tab, then click the "Edit File" button) I noticed the first "username" field under the "[ui]" section and changed that to no avail. But when I looked more thoroughly I found the "[auth]" section below it that had "" and "" fields and set those to my credentials and it worked.

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