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When do I get new Contracts on the Team Fortress Tough Break Update?

So a few days ago, the Tough Break update was released for Team Fortress 2, and I bought it on the first day. I have completed 3 contracts by now, and since yesterday morning I don't get any new ones. ...
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Can I install games from Steam while my computer is off?

I know this sounds kind of nooby, but I got my computer a day ago and tried installing CS:GO from Steam, but my internet speed is very slow. I just wanted to know if I could install it while my ...
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Steam Mobile Authenticator not working?

So due to steam requiring the mobile authenticator for trades I got it about a month ago. It's a pain but I don't trade often, just use it when I log in the steam. Recently I tried to use a Jackpot ...
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Can I “follow” games on Steam without getting desktop notifications?

I recently started using Steam's "Follow" feature for a bunch of games so I would see their updates in my activity feed. Unfortunately this also came with the side effect of popup notifications in the ...
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Transferring my RotMG broswer account to steam

I have played realm of the mad god on the original browser for ages now and I want to play on steam. How do I transfer my browser account onto steam? Do I have a Kongregate account? I have already ...
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FPS counter in Steam Big Picture mode

Is there a way to get the FPS counter to appear in Steam when using the Big Picture mode? I do not usually use the Big Picture mode, but occasionally I do due to having a steam controller. I know how ...
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What are the ranks do you earn drops?

In the new update they made a new ranking system and on rank 2 I earned a drop. I was just wondering what ranks give you drops and which ones don't?
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Steam Game Badge Count False?

I have 28 games in total but on my steam profile it shows that i only have 5. I have already gotten the badge for 5games but shouldn't it show the 25 games badge? All help is appreciated:) thanks
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Steam Market buy order functionality

I have a question about how the buy order works on the Steam Market. I will use the following picture for my examples. Scenario: Let's say I list my buy order at $11.41, after someone listed the ...
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Is using a Steam achievement manager against Steam rules?

First off, I'll give some background on why I'm asking this: I enjoy achievement hunting in my steam games, so I have no intention of unlocking all achievements. However, there are several games ...
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Is there a legal way to obtain games not available in certain Steam regions?

I'm currently living in Japan. These are the games that I want to buy but for some reason (publisher's discretion?) is not available: Valkyria Chronicles Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm series Is ...
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Unable to launch Edna & Harvey: The Breakout on Mac OS X via Steam - Wineskin

I'm new here and I got no clue about PC/Mac/Games/how to ask questions in here in general so I need some help. (I've already looked through previous questions but nothing could help me...) I wanted ...
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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 ...