Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Help and Tips

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-28-2012, 05:01 PM   #1
moostafa
 
Banned
Join Date: Jan 2012
Reputation: 1
Posts: 61
is desura safe?

its a program that gives you hl2 mods, is it safe? it wants to know my steam username

Last edited by moostafa: 01-28-2012 at 05:28 PM.
moostafa is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 05:11 PM   #2
Drowned Maid
 
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Reputation: 5
Posts: 69
It wants to know your username? Did you make a desura account yet? I'm quite sure that is what it's asking for! Just make an account and you're all set!
Drowned Maid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 05:13 PM   #3
CoS_Ethan
 
 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Reputation: 0
Posts: 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by Drowned Maid View Post
It wants to know your username? Did you make a desura account yet? I'm quite sure that is what it's asking for! Just make an account and you're all set!
Agreed!!
CoS_Ethan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 05:15 PM   #4
Forsen
 
 
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Reputation: 33
Posts: 397
It wants to know because it need to know what folder to put mods in.
Its a dropdown list in the settings, and it tells you this when you hover over it.

Its safe, it should already be there in the dropdown with other steam usernames that have logged in to your computer.
Forsen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 05:18 PM   #5
dxmc
 
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Reputation: 2992
Posts: 841
Its safe, been using it for a long time. It needs to know your Steam ID so it can verify that you have HL2 and install the mods in your Steam library.HL2 is not a normal Steam installation, its not listed under Steamapps, so mods relating to it have to be specially installed. But don't worry, its a popular. well-known site.
dxmc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 05:22 PM   #6
Drowned Maid
 
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Reputation: 5
Posts: 69
Did you guys make your desura account the same as your steam login? I didn't, but I'm almost 100% positive you don't use your steam i.d. to log in...
Drowned Maid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-28-2012, 07:53 PM   #7
dxmc
 
 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Reputation: 2992
Posts: 841
You have to create a Desura account first, and download and install the Desura client. Then, if you want to install mods which use the HL2 Source engine or other HL2 components, it will ask you for your Steam ID during the installation process.So your Desura login can be different from your Steam login.My Desura login is different from my Steam ID but the Steam ID is needed to install some mods.
dxmc is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Help and Tips


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site Content Copyright Valve Corporation 1998-2014, All Rights Reserved.