New install of Win 95 OSR2, I mean Win 10. And Steam.

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  1. Wyodiver

    Wyodiver [H]ard|Gawd

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    Yes, I know that I will have to talk to the Steam folks, but I'm hoping for help here first.

    After reinstalling Win 10 H I reinstalled Steam. My password was accepted just fine, but only 4 games were available to download. I've bought many games over the years from Steam, yes Steam directly. They are just not there.

    Help?
     
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    ChoGGi [H]ard|Gawd

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  3. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    what he ^ said then contact steam.
     
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  4. DF-1

    DF-1 2[H]4U

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    Best guess: you logged into a 2nd steam account that you long forgotten about.
     
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  5. ahs89

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    Well, that is strange how about you install a steam guard on your phone and check if you can see your library? If games are there you can reinstall Steam on your computer and check again.
     
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    Wyodiver [H]ard|Gawd

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    That was it! Thanks! After my recent Win10 install I installed Steam with a very similar user name. I feel stupid, LOL.
     
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  7. Domingo

    Domingo [H]ardForum Junkie

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    I had this happen a few years ago, too. At some point I had an alternate Steam account that used my e-mail address as my login rather than a login name. It seemed to have been tied to physical CD's of Half-Life and Opposing Force I bought way, way, way back when. It had nothing but a whole bunch of Half-Life games and spinoffs tied to it. I have like 40 gift copies of all of those so I eventually just had Steam shut it down.
     
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  8. DF-1

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    I think I knew that was the problem because it happened to me before long ago.
     
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    Wyodiver [H]ard|Gawd

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    DF-1, when it happened to you did you feel silly? I was just confused as hell.
     
  10. DF-1

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    i think i figured it out very quickly, but it was a confusing minute.
     
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  11. Wyodiver

    Wyodiver [H]ard|Gawd

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    Well, sometimes these kind of things require a step back, maybe a walk outside, then coming back and looking at the problem at a different angle. Also, sometimes a friends advice can be very helpful.