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How can I move Steam to an SSD to improve boot time?

Most of the articles I've found detail how to move Steam games to another disk. That's not what I want to do, I want to move Steam (the application itself) to an SSD in order to improve the time it ...
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Steam and Teamspeak not connecting, but internet in general is working fine?

So I logged on today, and realized Teamspeak was not connecting to the server I log on to every day. I had also realized Steam was having a tough time connecting to the internet, and I have no idea ...
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Wineskin steam games not launching

I am trying to play KOTOR 2 on my mac and I have everything set up-- my steam is wineskinned, I have wrappers and KOTOR 2 is installed. But, whenever I go to click play game nothing happens. I click ...
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Why is Steam only showing me “Buy” instead of “Play” option for a game shared via Family Sharing?

I thought the whole point of family sharing was so that multiple copies of the game didn't have to be bought. I have no problem downloading the game, but instead of "Play", my only option once it's ...
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How does one install a game off Steam from England? [on hold]

I have a friend that lives in England that's trying to install a free to play game off Steam. No purchase needed to download and install. But the EU servers for the game closed down some years ago so ...
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Final Fantasy VIII - Card Collector achievement (Steam)

I recently made the effort of collecting all the cards in the game. No biggie, I love the card game anyway. Got the PuPu card last. I now have the yellow start next to the "Cards" menu entry, and ...
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What are the potential risks of joining a Steam group?

Does joining a Steam group give that group any additional information about you? Does joining a Steam group open you up to potential fraud in some way? The source for this question is to understand ...
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Do transfering steam games to another computer reset that game's save data?

I have a steam account and I want to transfer some games to my laptop. I was just wondering if I transfer the games to my laptop, would it reset the data?
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Download steam game on mac and pc?

I have a macbook pro and i am looking to get a gaming pc. Ive downloaded a few games on steam that are mac and windows compatible. I play them on my mac. Would i be able to sign into my steam ...
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Is there a way to filter out certain tags on the Steam store?

There are some kinds of games that I really don't like, and it would be cool if I could somehow filter my Steam store view so that I don't see those games. Thankfully, there are tags that describe ...
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Steam thinks the game is not installed

I've researched the web carefully and went on about 20 pages, either from Steam itself or from this website or among other forums. Since I'm a StackOverflow user, I decided to give here a try: I have ...
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How to see steam Username by UserID?

Hey guys i just created new account on steam yesterday for my brother with same email with me. Right now i really forget the account username but i know the userID because i took screenshot in game ...
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Steam Mic Issues

Steam says that it has detected my headset and when I test the microphone it works fine. When I get into a game nothing changes with my settings but no one can hear me. I have no clue what the problem ...
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Steam library only some dlc and some not

I bought civ v complete edition which includes all dlcs and expansion for civ v. When I look in my library it only shows 2 of the dlcs and the normal coc games. I still have the features from the ...
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Can I appear offline on steam but still be online?

I have a friend that won't stop pestering me to play tf2, I don't want to be mean to him but when I want to play another game like gmod with another friend I would be in offline mode. Because I would ...
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Can Steam be prevented from updating itself on Mac?

Is there a way to tell Steam on Mac to not update itself when it hasn't been manually launched? I have now seen problems with this on two MacBooks. Without even trying to run Steam for anything, ...
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How to start Thief (2014) 64bit with Mantle enabled?

I've recently got Thief (2014 version, on Steam) and I got a pc that can run 64bit executables and use the AMD Mantle technology but if I try to start the game without the 32bit mode I just get a ...
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How do I add objects to the Workshop?

I created a mod for Skyrim, but I don't know how to add it into the Workshop. How would I go about adding it to the Workshop?
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CS:GO “LAN” Servers

I want to host a server on "de_dust2" from my PC, with another user able to join. I'd like us two to be the only joined, whilst the other players are BOTS. Another note is the player I want to join ...
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Why won't my account link to Steam in town of salem?

Hi I recently bought Town of Salem and you need to link an account in the game and I tried to link it to my steam account, but every time I try it says "error no user found" I'm sure that I wrote my ...
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Adding Family to friends on steam

Been trying to add my brother as a friend who was already in family on steam once I made my account but when I try to add him his name doesn't come up, anyone know how to do it ?
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GTA IV won't start

When I click play on gta 4 (steam) first I get the Rockstar social club login thing. I log in fine, but after that This shows up: How do I fix this, so I can play the game?
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Space Engineers Not Installing From Disc

(Originally from Steam Discussion: http://steamcommunity.com/app/244850/discussions/6/618453594741594824/) I got the retail version of Space Engineers (Limited Edition) and put it into my computer. ...
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Robocraft client not quitting completely after quitting game

Previously, closing the game window would fully quit the application but now it seems that the process remains active in the background, preventing me from relaunching the game (app already running). ...
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Is Counter-Strike 1.6 cross compatible with other platforms?

I would like to know if I buy CS 1.6 on Steam, then will I be able to play with stand-alone CS 1.6 on Windows computers via LAN/Wifi? Thank you in advance for your answers.
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Another Steam download issue - ARMA 3

So I gifted myself ARMA 3 for XMas and have been trying to download it ever since. It keeps resetting, I have downloaded 40+ GB and have 13.3GB in the download directory but no game folder. There is ...
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How to prevent profile pages from revealing when I was last online on steam?

I always start my steam with "Automatically sign into Friends when I start Steam" disabled. It seems to work — people can't see if I'm online. But when I check the profiles of my steam buddies, there ...
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How can I play Dying Light in Germany?

The game is not available for sale here, and CD keys apparently will not activate on steam from this region. Could I activate a key on the steam website using Hola Unblocker, or would the gam refuse ...
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Dark Souls 1 executable has stopped working

I reinstalled DS1 toady and right at the start DS1 crashed. With the error message : "dark souls PTDE executable has stopped working" I already did some research and apperently Games for Windows ...
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Unable to leave random steam groups

I have a huge list of steam groups I've never joined in my "Groups" tab of the "Friends" section of Steam. It looks like this: Some of the games I own, some I had on my wishlist, some I've never ...
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Is there a way to hide a Steam game from your recently played list?

A friend of mine said he's seen me playing a game (Batman: Arkham Origins) on Steam while I was at work. Since he only has two friends in his list I tend to believe him (ruling out a mix-up) But the ...
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Dragon Ball Xenoverse collecters edition

I'm planning on getting Dragon Ball Xenoverse for PC via steam. If you pre-order you get special content but I want to wait for release so i can see how it turns out. The same content is in the ...
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If I delete a game from my machine, is it deleted from Steam? [duplicate]

Say I buy a game on Steam, download / install it on my machine, and then delete it. Does it stay in my games library on Steam and can I download it again? And if so, what about my saved game data? ...
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Arma 2 Operation Arrowhead Demo+ Arma 2 Original

If i buy Arma 2 (Original) and get Arma 2 Operation Arrohead The Demo. Whould i be able to Play Arma 2:DayZ?
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Steam auto download issues [duplicate]

I have set one of my games to auto download during the night, to stop me from manually having to press the "download" button. I cannot get the download to start at the allocated time with me having to ...
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Steam Auto downloads- Help!

I am currently struggling with a major issue. I am trying to currently download a game, War Thunder, and have set my auto downloads to 2:00 am-8:00am. I want these games to auto download during the ...
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Do chat wheel messages and map pings still appear from muted players?

Sadly, sometimes I have to mute and report players who are being abusive. I know that muting a player stops me from seeing chat messages and voice from them but does it also stop me from seeing their ...
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What does the progress bar just below a steam download signify?

On Steam, whenever a download is taking place, there are two progress bars: One on the bottom which is global to the Steam application, and the other is only visible in the Downloads screen. I am ...
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Gimli That Axe Achievement Broken

I'm having trouble getting the "Gimli That Axe" Achievement in Killing Floor. I bought Dwarfs!? which and got 40,000 gold to get the "Not A War hammer" Achievement but I still didn't get the "Gimli ...
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Can I reactivate a CD-key on a new account if the old account was deleted?

Can I use the CD-key again in the new steam account if the old account in which the cd-key is used is deleted? can cd-key will be valid?
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Can't Connect to Item Server for Battleblock Theater?

When I click play on Battleblock Theater it says: You are not connected to steam item sever, you will not able to unlock or trade items. I just don't know how it work.
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Can I import my FFXIII saves from XBox to PC?

Is there any way I can import the FFXIII saves from XBox to my computer for Steam?
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Install rollercoaster tycoon 2 with steam

I used to play Rollercoaster Tycoon 2 on my old PC all the time, and it was one of the best games I've ever played. However, I have to put the disk in every time I want to play it. Now I have my new ...
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How to prevent my Steam from messing with my outside audio?

Imagine me, sitting there at my computer watching a YouTube video. While I am sitting there, a friend of me messages me. Steam, trying to be the considerate person, lowers the volume of my video. I ...
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How to disable event notifications for group I'm not in?

I used to be a part of the "Tomb Raider Multiplayer Madness" Steam Group. They have regular weekly events. I became annoyed with the event notifications, so I thought leaving the group would cease ...
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What is the best way to level up Frames in Warframe?

I am looking to level up my Frames the most efficient way possible. Doing grineer mission of low levels does not yield much experience and it is becoming too tedious. I have 4 unranked frames left.
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If I purchase a game on a Steam account, can I play that game on a second account?

If you are confused i will clear it up... Account 1 (mine) I purchased --> Left 4 Dead Then I made a new account, Account 2 (also mine) I didn't purchase anything yet. Can I play Left 4 Dead ...
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My microphone doesn't work in Garry's Mod

I press the 'Press-To-Talk' key I have set on GMod and it doesn't show my microphone is open to broadcast. I have even reset the binds and nothing worked.
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Steam Market still unavailable after specified date

I recently build a PC and installed steam with my usual steam login. Weeks later I get into CS: GO and wanted to sell a case but it says the market is unavailable. What it says right now: The Market ...
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Skyrim different addon configurations for two steam accounts on same computer

My girlfriend and I both own Skyrim on Steam. I have the Dawnguard/Hearthfire/Dragonborn DLCs, she doesn't. I was wondering how Steam treats the missing DLCs on her account if we play on the same ...