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Why do I have to put my mailing address

When I am redeeming a code on Steam why do I have to put my mailing address? What happens if I put in my address?
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Can ios users connect and play with PC users? [duplicate]

I have Terraria on Steam and on mobile, but I want to know if I can connect with PC users. I believe my friend has accomplished this, but I do not know how. Is this possible? How do you do it if so?
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How can I use Steam Big Picture on my secondary monitor?

My primary monitor is a standard computer monitor, while my TV is connected via HDMI as a secondary monitor. I just installed the Steam beta and wanted to try out the new Big Picture mode, but to my ...
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What happens if I buy a game I own on Uplay, on Steam?

If I own a game, which requires Uplay, on Uplay, and buy the same game later on Steam, what will happen? Here are a few of my thoughts of possible outcomes. Will I get a key from Steam, which I ...
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Is there a way to bypass the Steam region lock?

I want to check out a game but when I view it from Steam, it says: "This item is currently unavailable in your region" Is there a way to go around this limitation? Not simply by using a proxy to ...
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Downloading Steam games without it being installed

I'm on a distribution that doesn't support steam - at least not without a lot of complex and incredibly repetitious workarounds. I only purchase DRM-free games, and they work out-of-the-box here - ...
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Failed to enumerate subscribed files-no mods

I got the "Failed to enumerate subscribed files" error, which I know means that I have over 50 subscribed files. Thing is, I didn't. I thought one of them was bugged, so I favorited them all and ...
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How can I stack my Gems on Steam?

I have six (!) different piles of Gems, all marked with the same tags (Common, Steam, Holiday Sale 2014, Gems, Tradable, Not Marketable). Why are my Gems not stacked and how can I make them so?
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Can I be using Steam while someone else is redeeming a Steam giftcard on my account?

What if someone's playing a game on Steam and another person is on the same account redeeming a gift card at the same time?
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Apply Steam Overlay to Chrome?

I got Chrome to launch from Steam in kiosk mode by using "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" http://www.netflix.com/browse --kiosk --user-data-dir="C:/AppData/SteamChrome" ...
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Accedently pressed Verify integrety of game cache and it deleted all my files in terraria how can I recover them.

My computer gave an notification saying that my memory was clouding up (I have 1tb added up with my two discs) so I tried everything to send all the files how my :c drive to my :E drive but I couldn't ...
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Can I use a Steam Gift Card and not give Steam credit card information?

Can I use a Steam gift card to buy games instead of giving Steam my credit card info?
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Which Steam wishlist games are shared with me over family sharing?

Is there a way to check the intersection between my wishlist and the games shared with me over family sharing? In my case, both are very large. If not through Steam, then maybe by visiting some ...
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Unable to connect to source game servers requiring steam servers

I've tried to connect to servers for games like Garry's Mod, Dota 2, CS:GO and none of them have worked I get a error message like this: I've tried port forwarding, virus scanning, disabling ...
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Where can I see my perfect games in steam?

In my achievement showcase there is an item which says that I have 1 perfect game (which means 100% of the achievements gathered). So I browsed my games game by game and was still unable to find that ...
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Installed GTA 5 Steam version greyed out, Discovering Existing Files, then completely redownloads game?

Yesterday I was playing GTA5 Steam Version just fine, today the "Grand Theft Auto V" font-color in my Steam Library isn't white anymore just greyed out, also the Installation button returned, all ...
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“Civilization V has stopped working” crash on turn processing, on exit to main menu/desktop and on load game from ingame

Civilization V keeps crashing on me. I've now had several games that suddenly crash while processing a specific turn (same turn every time). The crash usually happens during the early parts of the ...
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Company of Heroes and Company of Heroes tales of valor

I Downloaded COH Tales of valor and after play i see need coh new steam version but when i click play it's want to download it but both files is same coh is 7.5 gb and coh tales of valor is 7.6gb ...
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Getting Error When trying to play Counter strike 1.6

Everything was fine, but after a 123 MB update of Steam, I tried to connect to a server and it says "Cannot continue without script events/awp.sc, disconnecting." I get the same for every server. I ...
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What happens when I block someone on Steam?

I'm 'away' for a week and would like some friends not to know I'm playing games. What does blocking a friend actually do? I'm just looking for it to show me as offline and not show what game I'm ...
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What is the most profitable way to sell steam trading cards: as-is, or turned into gems?

My steam trading cards either turn into between 0.02 and 0.10 EUR when selling them, or I can turn them into gems. Can I sell these gems later on in some way? I see i can put them in a sack of gems, ...
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Can't add or delete friend in Steam

I'm trying to add a friend in Steam but it doesn't allow me because my friend slots are full. I am trying to delete one of my friends to open a slot but it doesn't work. It gives an error saying that ...
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Black Ops II theater successfully render movie clips but doesn't upload it to youtube

I bought Black Ops II as a steam gift, two days ago from www.g2a.com. I finished installing it one yesterday. First i connected my Youtube channel and tried to render some of my edited movies. After ...
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Black square when trying to open Steam

I am on Windows 7 and I updated Steam two days ago and it worked fine until today. Now when I click on it a dialog box shows up saying "Verifying Steam Installation" for about 3 seconds then a black ...
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Enable “Play” button for Undertale on Linux Steam

I have downloaded the game "Undertale" on the Linux Steam client using this method. However, Steam recognizes that the game does not run natively on Linux and will not allow me to start "Undertale" ...
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How to make two persons play at the same time?

My brother owns a game called Skyrim on steam. We use family share on steam, but we were wondering how both of us could play it at the same time.
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Hitman: Codename 47 “No render is selected”

I recently bought Hitman: Codename 47 from Steam. When I try to run it, this message comes up: I tried different stuff like: And: After a while with a lot of changing random settings that don't ...
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Steam says not enough space even though files are already on my hard drive

I have got gta v on A USB from a friend, I have put in the steams apps, common folder, but when I click install on steam it says not enough disc space. I have a 118 gb computer and I can only just fit ...
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Can I transfer Steam Games from Win7 to Linux?

Does the Linux version of Steam use the same .vpk files as the Windows version? And if so where is the Steam install located by default on a *nix system? /usr/share/ or /home/user/.steam or somewhere ...
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Weird CoD AW Gold Edition problem PC

Today something very weird happened to me. I played a game of FFA (on a non-DLC map) and I got a supply drop. When I opened it, there was an AE4 inside (I don't know which variant). I wanted to equip ...
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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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Where can I find my product key for Black Ops 3?

So I bought a Call of Duty Black Ops 3 game for PC at EB Games. When I put it in the disc drive and opened the link, it opened Steam and asked for a product code. Only problem is that I don't know ...
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Can you still earn cards from the Monster Summer Sale?

When the Steam Winter Sale ended a section appeared on my badges page for the Monster Summer Sale, it wasn't there before the winter sale and I can't click into it to see the details for it like my ...
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Is there any incentive to ordering my Steam Link and Steam Controller through the Steam Store?

I have neither seen or used either of these new toys. However, just the possibility of playing Civ while sprawled on the couch is an enticing $100 experiment. My quandary is that these pieces of ...
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How can I view steam purchase history when you don't have money in your account?

I'd like to view mine but I currently don't have any money on my account.
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Stop Steam opening window when computer starts

Is there a way to enable the "Run Steam when my computer starts" option without any window to appear when I login? This way Steam will start running as an icon in the system tray in the bottom right, ...
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When do Steam Workshop mods download/sync?

I currently have poor internet for downloading games or anything large (i.e. around 150 KB/s maximum download rate). When I subscribed to a very large Skyrim mod (SMIM) via the Workshop, the mod ...
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Steam Community Market - Wait Time Keeps Changing

I have steam cards that I want to sell, but I have to wait for the restriction to be lifted. BUT the problem with this is that the day the restriction gets lifted changes and becomes an even longer ...
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Can I still purchase after cart expired in Steam?

I have received this email from Steam support. There was an error with a recent Steam purchase. We've saved your cart (including discounts) for 72 hours so you can attempt your purchase ...
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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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Steam - The Latest version of Microsoft DirectX(r) is required to play [game here]

If I try to launch any game from steam, it gives this error: Steam - latest DirectX required The latest version of MicrosoftX(r) is required to play [game] Microsoft DirectX(r) download site ...
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Super Crate Box keeps crashing

Whenever I start Super Crate Box, everything works fine at first. After about 3 minutes though, the game crashes. Any help? I downloaded the game from Steam, and the version I'm using is for ...
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Cannot Trade in Team Fortess 2

Team Fortress 2 is not letting me trade. It says, "Your account cannot trade right now". I waited for 6 or 7 days but I still can't trade, what do I do?
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“Steam needs to be online to update” error while updating Steam

Someone please help me with this. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Steam multiple times, and the error continues to occur. Here is a screenshot of the error:
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Why is my account not Premium after adding funds to my Steam Wallet?

I have added funds to my Steam account and used it to buy a game (but I have not added it to my library). I also believe I have been on Steam for about 30 days, as I have been playing since the 1st ...
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How to know if your Steam account is premium?

I just got a Dota 2 gift, and I really wanna know if my account is premium. How can I check?
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Copy a Steam game to a USB flash drive [duplicate]

I have an 8GB USB drive which is completely empty and I would like to copy Retro City Rampage: DX to it. Is there a way I can copy to the USB so I can play it on another PC without Steam being ...
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TF2 Black Screen on launch?

Whenever I boot up TF2, I get a black screen but can hear the audio. I am using a Benq external monitor. If I unplug the monitor and use my laptop screen and reboot TF2, it loads fine. I can, however, ...
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How can I map a button on a controller to launch Steam Big Picture

I'd like to be able to, like with a PS3, pick up my controller and hit a button and have Steam Big Picture load up. To complicate the situation, I already have steam running (to keep games up to ...
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Team Fortress 2 wont start after installing custom GUI and content?

I have recently experienced some problems with starting Team Fortress 2. Yesterday I installed a few sprites, skins, adn GUI's, but ever since I did that the game says Failed to Start Game ...