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Steam Guard is awesome IMO.
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post #22 of 26
i believe it is a good feature, you should have kept your email up to date, not their fault.
hope you can retrieve your account
    
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post #23 of 26
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Originally Posted by Kick View Post
Hmm with this feature, cant u let your friend use your steam account? lol
how is that any different than before?
you can just give your friends your steam e-mail address and password.

but oh no... you both can't be online at the same time.

nothing has changed...
    
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post #24 of 26
Steam Guard will certainly help for those who download trojans that steal your Steam account info. However, if someone is keylogged, I don't think it'll help much since the hacker will get their email password too.
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U should use something like lastpass: https://lastpass.com/, helps us older heads by remembering those pesky passwords, been using it for years love it
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post #26 of 26
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TO answer quesions:

1. I don't have access to my old email because it was a comcast.net email address, and when we dropped comcast as our internet provider, they naturally delete my account.

2. I was able to get my old email address back, by having a friend who is on comcast, create a new email address on his account. I just had him recreate my old account. Voila.. I'm in business

3. I don't disagree it is a nifty feature, but I would have liked a decent warning that said "Hey, we're adding this feature which requires your email be up to date, please make sure this is your correct email address:

email@email.com

Please click here to change it" blah blah blah.

That would have been a smarter way to do it. IMHO.
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