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Can't create a steam account through VPN

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I tried multiple servers in both Canada and the US. Steam detects that I'm using a VPN. I get the following error:
 

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Please disconnect from VPNs or proxies and try again.
(Reference ID: 3994113507796734921)

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Good info, though unsurprising due to regional pricing and the prospect of people using VPNs to create smurfs in Russia, then gifting games to accounts in the EU or US, thus undermining the whole point of Steam's price matrix.


» I am not an AirVPN team member. All opinions are my own and are not to be considered official. Only the AirVPN Staff account should be viewed as such.

» The forums is a place where you can ask questions to the community. You are not entitled to guaranteed answer times. Answer quality may vary, too. If you need professional support, please create tickets.

» If you're new, take some time to read LZ1's New User Guide to AirVPN. On questions, use the search function first. On errors, search for the error message instead.

» If you choose to create a new thread, keep in mind that we don't know your setup. Give info about it. Never forget the OpenVPN logs or, for Eddie, the support file (Logs > lifebelt icon).

» The community kindly asks you to not set up Tor exit relays when connected to AirVPN. Their IP addresses are subject to restrictions and these are relayed to all users of the affected servers.

 

» Furthermore, I propose that your paranoia is to be destroyed. If you overdo privacy, chances are you will be unique amond the mass again.

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You have not been able to gift a game across regions on Steam for years.  The only way to save on regional pricing is by moving your account to that country and using a payment method located in said country.

AirVPN is blacklisted on Steam.  There are some parts on Steam you can access if you already have an account.  But for example, if you are using AirVPN and try and access the Community, it will not connect.  The same is true for NordVPN. 

There are other VPN providers that this is not an issue.

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19 hours ago, uggugg123 said:

You have not been able to gift a game across regions on Steam for years.  The only way to save on regional pricing is by moving your account to that country and using a payment method located in said country.


You're right, thank you.

» I am not an AirVPN team member. All opinions are my own and are not to be considered official. Only the AirVPN Staff account should be viewed as such.

» The forums is a place where you can ask questions to the community. You are not entitled to guaranteed answer times. Answer quality may vary, too. If you need professional support, please create tickets.

» If you're new, take some time to read LZ1's New User Guide to AirVPN. On questions, use the search function first. On errors, search for the error message instead.

» If you choose to create a new thread, keep in mind that we don't know your setup. Give info about it. Never forget the OpenVPN logs or, for Eddie, the support file (Logs > lifebelt icon).

» The community kindly asks you to not set up Tor exit relays when connected to AirVPN. Their IP addresses are subject to restrictions and these are relayed to all users of the affected servers.

 

» Furthermore, I propose that your paranoia is to be destroyed. If you overdo privacy, chances are you will be unique amond the mass again.

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