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Old 12-15-2010, 01:54 AM   #1
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Register steam account - no name available?

Hello,
My friend would like to register to steam, (Just cause 2 sale did the trick) but cannot.
When he tries to register an account - steam will always say that the name is "not available", no matter what name we choose -even those that steam offers.

What can we do?
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Old 12-15-2010, 02:06 AM   #2
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Add some numbers to the end of the name.
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:05 AM   #3
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Add some numbers to the end of the name.
Did that. Didn't work.
There's also the suggestions, which are available user names most likely - didn't work as well.

Please, can someone assist? I'd hate for him to miss the sale.
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:07 AM   #4
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hmm strange as name number should work.
example jumbo9786
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:15 AM   #5
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hmm strange as name number should work.
example jumbo9786
I tried that very nickname - to see it it will let us proceed, it didn't.

Any advices guys?
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:30 AM   #6
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you sure there is no firewall or router probs like given steam access?
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:43 AM   #7
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Nope, nothing. From this very computer I have ordered the game for myself and gifted my brother.

I don't understand why this is happening...
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Old 12-15-2010, 03:44 AM   #8
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Try registering through the website and not the client.
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