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Old 12-24-2011, 07:54 PM   #1
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Steam Credentials expired?

I have read a similar thread dated December 14, 2011 about someone experiencing this similar problem however there was no real answer so I am starting a new thread so that someone can fully explain this to me.


Okay so I logged into steam today and then had to leave. I was gone for a couple of hours. When I returned I tried logging in again which it then told me "Steam Credentials expired" which it then asked me for my password again.


Did the steam servers go down recently? I have decided to change my steam passwords at least once a day or maybe twice a day judging on whether this is an issue.





Did my account get hacked or is Steam undergoing some maintenance?



I was able to log in later (about ten minutes later.) Was someone logging into my steam account or is this Steam maintenance?




Dec. 14th thread (no answer was supplied so I decided to post this)

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Old 12-25-2011, 05:39 PM   #2
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Old 12-25-2011, 05:52 PM   #3
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Has this been happening consistently or just the once off? It was more than likely just a brief downtime but make sure you have Steam Guard enabled and all the rest.
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Old 12-25-2011, 06:47 PM   #4
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Your credentials are stored in the cookies so if that gets wiped by something like an av scan or a malware scanner that will cause problems. I heard of some Windows update also causing this issue but it seemed highly unlikely given the symptoms unless Windows Defender wiped it out.
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Old 12-26-2011, 10:30 AM   #5
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Doesn't happen anymore.

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Has this been happening consistently or just the once off? It was more than likely just a brief downtime but make sure you have Steam Guard enabled and all the rest.
This happened only once. It appears that it was steam down time. Afterall they are having one of the biggest sales of the year so I figure I just give it time. It will come around again.
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Old 07-07-2012, 06:40 PM   #6
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i have the same problem. its been like a month since i haven't login to steam so i don't know whats wrong with mine
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