i renewed my password and after updates, i enter my ID/password. after click on LOGIN, it just gets stuck on Authenticating . . . then a moment later it does doesn't want to switch back to the game after switching to a webbrowser or another application. i reinstalled it and tried to insntall it from the website itself and still does the samething. nvm i figured out the issue, it was trying to read from steam files that were removed on a different HD. problem resolved.