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post #11 of 34
how is that fail ?
that seems more like a user problem than MS

but yea it's stupid that they can't store gamertag info on their side
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post #12 of 34
Aw crap you can't change the steam email either can you? XD
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post #13 of 34
I guess it's a good thing that I used my gmail account for my Windows Live ID. *phew* I don't think I'll ever be letting go of that one.

Edit: Woot 100th post!!
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post #14 of 34
I don't see how steam could possibly be effected by this.
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post #15 of 34
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
I don't see how steam could possibly be effected by this.
It's not. The point is, if you use an email account to signe up for anything, be it an MMO, a website, a game, Steam, XBL, PSN, and years later you lose access to that email, all the accounts you used that email to sign up with could potentially get lost forever. It's your own fault, not Microsofts or anyone elses.
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post #16 of 34
You gotta be kidding me....

How hard would it have been for them to make it so when u assign a live or hotmail email to your gold account that, then the email then becomes a premium (non-expiring) email account?

I mean you pay $50 for the service per year, they cant include a non-expiring email for that? geez louise
    
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post #17 of 34
I have my LIVE account set on a @gmail account so it never expires...
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post #18 of 34
So how do I avoid this?
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post #19 of 34
thats why i registered my gmail account for my live you can make custom live emails and all you gotta do is confirm it with your email account.
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post #20 of 34
Happy all my stuff is router through my custom website address.
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