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QuakeCon kicks off in Texas today, much to my disappointment. This is because right around the time I decided to make the effort to go down to attend, a conflict popped up that's not only preventing me attending QuakeCon, but is also going to keep me offline for parts of today and tomorrow. Apologies for the disruption, and hopefully I'll be able to catch up well enough along the way.

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10. Re: Steam Aug 4, 2011, 17:52 MajorD

Creston wrote on Aug 4, 2011, 16:07:
Has anyone had their Steam client just arbitrarily log them out saying "Your account credentials have expired?"

I tried logging back in, it just hung, so I rebooted and I'm back in fine (plus I can still get into the Steam Community fine, so I don't think my account got hijacked), it just seems weird that it would just decide to expire my credentials?

Anyone have any idea?


@ Creston - I experienced the same thing a couple/few months ago, which of course was very concerning. I did the same thing by rebooting my system, logged back into Steam, and then all was normal again, thank God. I checked my status and it showed that I was still 'In Good Standing' and everything was normal and in-check. Whew.......

I believe it happened to me following a Steam update. Just a bizarre glitch I guess.

Good luck, and I hope your account and credentials are all in-check as well.

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