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Steam won't sign in?!

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#1
Whenever I try to sign into steam it doesn't sign in, it just stays there. I put an incorrect password and it says it's incorrect though if I put my proper password it won't log in?!

This is what I see:

 

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look in steam folder and delete clientregistry.blob
 
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I'll give it a go now. K done, i'll see if it works. ATM it's updating.
 

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#5
K thanks, working now :)
 
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Wonder why does steam require us to do this ClientRegistry blob deletion thing every now and then.. and the mandatory download client update first before using..
 

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#7
Wonder why does steam require us to do this ClientRegistry blob deletion thing every now and then.. and the mandatory download client update first before using..
I think it holds the application settings and profile, which has a habit of going bad. I've not had to delete this file in quite some time now I'm glad to say. This install of Windows 7 I have now is very stable and the installed apps rarely screw up.