I created a account and it will not let me log in the game on the POL
That's because you have to merge POL IDs with your new Square-Enix Account. You need to do this on the website. Don't even bother loading up POL until you've done this.
Go to the website, log in with your Square-Enix Account and Password and then follow steps to merge your POL IDs into your new Square-Enix Account. This is all done on the website. In fact, they're phasing out PlayOnline Viewer entirely, by allowing you to manage your account from their official website like most other games. The only thing POL is used for these days, is a loader for FFXI basically.
EDIT: After you've merged your POL IDs with your Square-Enix Account, when you DO open PlayOnline Viewer, Log In Using the Square-Enix Account, NOT, I repeat, NOT the POL ID and password you were previously using
. Edited, Jun 30th 2012 10:29pm by Lyrailis