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Is there a way to import Amazon-bought Genesis games into the Sega Genesis Classics Hub?

The "3D bedroom" interface was recently released on Steam for the Sega Genesis Classics game series. It works fine for the 3 Genesis games I got through Steam, but the 40+ titles I bought from Amazon ...
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What does a Valve Anti-Cheat (VAC) notification look like?

I'd like to know what messages appear when somebody is cheating and VAC detects it. Do they appear in-game (for games which support VAC natively) or via Steam's game overlay (opened by pressing ...
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Can you choose which version of a game to play on Steam?

I want to play a game in an older update, but can't see a way to choose a specific version. Is this possible?
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Steam - location and game censorship

From what I could read Steam offers differing versions of the games. For example non-censored US Fallout and non-US censored Fallout. I would like to go with the genuine versions. What do I need to do ...
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What happens when you use all of your steam cloud save space?

When I'm playing, I like to quick-save a lot! Recently I've started playing a game that generates a new save file each time I hit the quick-save key and thus I've accumulated a large amount of save ...
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Updating Workshop Items

I recently uploaded a prison to the Workshop, and am ready to upload a new version. I know there is a ChangeLog section where you can view updates, but I can't find a way to change the file. My Owner ...
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Is there any way to get a truly console-like Netflix experience from Steam Big Picture?

I really like the Netflix apps available on Playstation, Xbox, etc. and I'd like that same type of interface on my Steam Machine plugged into my TV. Is such a thing possible? All the solutions I've ...
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Bastion sound is static

When I start Bastion directly everything works fine, but when I launch the game through Steam, the sound comes out as static. Oddly enough when I switch to a VT with CTRLALTF3, and then switch back ...
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Walking Dead Fullscreen Second Monitor

How would I go about moving TWD to my second monitor(TV)? What does not work: Win + Shift + Right/Left (It just makes the second monitor white and displays the game on the first one) A program that ...
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Age of Mythology: Extended Edition crashing on windows 10

I've had windows 10 since it's release, never ran into a problem with any game, I'd say every game has improved since. But for AoM:EE it runs for at least 30 minutes and then, when I click on a unit's ...
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Is it possible to only share specific games?

On my steam account, I have some games that I don't particularly want my sister to play, but I want to share my Terraria game with her so she can play with her friends. Is it possible to just share ...
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Limit how long on steam

My son, spends large amounts of time playing steam games. However, he uses his account for work as well. How do I limit the amount that Steam.exe is allowed to run for?
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Can my brother and I play at the same time through Steam Family Sharing? [duplicate]

As far as I'm aware, if 2 steam accounts are logged into one computer they can both share each others libraries. So if I give my laptop to brother with my steam games downloaded on, and he creates ...
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How can I add a browser/web game as a non-Steam game to my library?

If you want to create a custom Steam Controller configuration for a game you have to add it to your Steam Controller first, and I want to do so for games such as slither.io, and I also would just like ...
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Game licensing across multiple pcs for a non-commercial setup, using Steam

In Steam, what options are there for installing the same game for simultaneous use, across several computers? Ease of management is the bigger concern, over game licensing costs. This is a ...
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Fallout 4 crashes so hard it gives Steam a concussion

This has happened to me twice now - the first time I assumed it was just some weird fluke because this problem is bizarre. OS is Windows 10 FWIW. Fallout 4 will freeze and I am unable to access the ...
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Call Of Duty MW2 fails to install

I purchased Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2 from local retail shop, the game is brand new and never used. I started installing it on my PC, after i inserted the DISC 1 it launched the steam service ...
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Steam game launching problem

Everytime I launch a game made in Unity from Steam, it will generate this error seen in output_log; ExecutionEngineException: SIGILL at (wrapper managed-to-native) ...
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Dark Souls 2 scholar of the first sin repetitive growling bug

In Dark Souls Scholar of the first sin. I have progressed to the shaded ruins when I reach the male scorpions den and went inside and fought the duo wielding swordsman I kept hearing this strange ...
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How do I prevent the “Updating Steam” dialog from showing up

Every time I start Steam, it takes a dozen seconds checking for updates. Is there a way to force it to only check for updates on a weekly basis?
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What is the significance of 88.7?

I have just completed Mirror's Edge and I am now going back through to locate all the courier drops. I've noticed that next to a lot of them is some graffiti. Several of the graffiti marks have ...
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I downloaded Fallout 3 Through steam, and it is re downloading it!

So, I went and got Fallout 3, and after 3 hours it was done, then steam started downloading it again! How do I make it find the game files?
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Steam across countries and accounts

I am trying to give a laptop to family member in another country (he is mostly a gamer type, but the country's internet is too slow for massive downloads), and I want to give him some steam games ...
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How do you restore Steam news/ads after closing a game?

I'm having the opposite problem as this question, where I only see the news popup after manually restarting Steam, and I'd like to restore it to how it used to be, i.e. after closing a game, since it ...
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Is there a way to disable showing what your friends are playing when first logging into steam?

Whenever I log onto steam and open it on the top right of my computer is shows everyone who is playing games but at 3 at a time. Due to my high number or friends it takes a good amount of time to ...
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eOSDeviceScan opens ThemeChanger

Running eOSDeviceScan.exe on any computer opens the ThemeChanger.exe window. Creating a new account, deleting ThemeChanger, and renaming eOSDeviceScan do nothing. This has been happening since the ...
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How do I enable cloud sync?

I'm trying to upload a mission to the Workshop, but I need to enable cloud sync before I can. How do I do this?
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Not able to find any match in CS:GO

I bought CS:GO, but when I try to play online, it's just searching for matches all the time. It never finds any matches. I have been searching for 15 minutes, and still haven't found anything. Do you ...
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How to pin Steam games to Windows 7 task bar

When I right-click on a game on my Steam Library, I have the option to add a shortcut to my desktop. However, I can NOT put that shortcut in my Windows 7 task bar with other programs and games. ...
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Moving Terraria Profiles from Mac OSX to PC Windows 10

I recently bought a new PC for gaming and I want to transfer my Terraria profiles from my Mac to my PC. I used my profile to log onto my PC my, but my worlds aren't showing up. How can I migrate my ...
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Street Fighter V won't let me sign in

When I launch the game (steam), this message pops up: "Gameplay will continue in offline mode. You must log in again to the server to use network functions." I have had the game for 3 days, ...
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Can I report a cheater in Dark Souls 3?

Yesterday I got invaded by some guy I could not deal any damage to him at all. He didn't even attempt to dodge or block my attacks. I think he could be a cheater. I understand that due to game ...
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Cannot get Steam Controller to work with FIFA16 (Origin)

I recently bought a Steam Controller and it works very well with all the Steam games and features. Some days ago I bought FIFA16 and, as you probably know, it is an EA game accessible only by Origin. ...
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How Do I Install Stronghold 3 Gold Without A Key Code?

I'm a big fan of the Strongholds line, so picking up Stronghold 3 Gold was a no-brainer. But then I tried to install it, and I discovered it required Steam. I still prefer boxes with DVDs and ...
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How do I stop Steam changing my update setting to automatic?

For each Steam game, you can change your update settings (right click game > properties) to one of three options: automatically update (default), automatically update (high priority), and only update ...
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Are the in-game Steam keys real?

Among the general gibberish that can be found on certain NPC computers, there are file that contain what look like Steam game keys. There's a thread on the Steam Hacknet discussion forums, but it ...
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Could a member of my family and I play a game in Steam at the same time? [duplicate]

I have bought a game, but a member of my family couldn't because of $$ and I was thinking if I can do this: Add his/her computer to the list of family share of steam to let him/her see and play my ...
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What is the maximum attainable level of a Steam account? [duplicate]

What is the maximum attainable level of a Steam account ?
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Can I activate a DLC on Steam without owning the base game?

You often receive DLCs on Humble Bundle or similar sites without owning the base game. Can I activate them without worries? For sure I can't play the game, but assuming that you are waiting for a ...
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Are achievements still available while playing on a prior version on the game?

Can I continue an (old) Ironman game on a prior version and earn achievements ? I was trying a World Conquest with Ottomans and a new patch has been released recently.
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How to set up a Steam profile showcase?

I noticed some people can create showcase of their Steam objects they want to trade or their in-game screenshots. Can someone explain how to set up this ?
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Is it possible to host Magicka in a LAN without steam?

I want to play Magicka in a LAN without steam, is it possible? I am hosting the game in one pc, but the other simply cannot see the game, or connect directly with the ip address. According to the ...
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Server Won't Go On Internet Listing

Ok, so. I made a gmod server a few days ago and everything. I port forwarded all ports for garrys mod. I go onto internet to search for my server but nothing pops up. But, when I go to local network ...
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Buying a game from steam store and using dlc code

Basically I bought Civilization V pack long ago so that pack didn't contain brave new world dlc. Now I got dlc code and when I try to activate dlc code it tells me to activate main game first eventho ...
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Steam has “forgotten” all of the shared libraries on the device

I have a shared library from my friend. I was able to play it fine until today, now it says that that it has to be authorized again on this device and asks to send a request to a friend to do that ...
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Earning “Friends List Slot” on Steam, what does this mean?

After I crafted a badge, I receive this a "5 slot level bonus". Does anyone know what it means ?
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How do I get my server to work through the internet listing?

I have set up and port forwarded a DarkRP server, on Garry's Mod. When I go to local game, and select play, it works. When I search the Internet section for my server, it pops up, but when I select ...
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Are custom Steam URLs reusable?

Let's say I have http://steamcommunity.com/id/xyz as my custom URL on Steam and then I change it to http://steamcommunity.com/id/qrs. Is xyz now available for someone else to claim as their URL ...
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Game sharing not working

i accidentally activated the key on my other account that i own and so the only person i game share with is myself on the same computer, so no one else could be playing my games. so when i gameshare i ...
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Is a user's Steam Inventory the same across computers?

Is the Steam inventory on two different computers, but the same Steam account the same? For example, same guns on CS:GO, even if these are two different computers, but with the same account?