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Can I force Steam to install games on a drive that isn't C when in Big Picture mode?

I'm setting up an HTPC/Steam machine. It has a 60GB SSD drive for C (wow, small right?). There are several other drives, totalling about 2TB. I'm using Steam in big picture mode. When I install games ...
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Can I keep free games on my list when they are uninstalled?

Is there a way to keep free games on the list just like paid games when I uninstall them? I want to keep my free games in the list so I know which ones I had when I reinstall my PC.
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Copying game folder from friend's HDD onto my HDD, we both own the game [duplicate]

I have a very slow internet connection and so travelled to my friends house to download the 60 GB GTA V, played it at his house for 3 hours or so and then came home. I then put the HDD back into my ...
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Can I allow my friend to Family Share a game I own and use via Family Sharing another friend's copy [of the same game]?

Lets say I want to play Counter Strike on Steam. But my friend doesnt own this game. So I share my libary with my friend. Now my friend is able to play it. Now the complex part. When I want to play ...
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Steam starts downloading updates while in-game and ignores throttling limit

I play CS:GO fairly often and that game really requires you to pretty much have a 60 or below ping to be playable. Now, my internet isn't great, but I can usually get that - 30s to 60ish ping range. ...
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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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What are the steam trading cards you can get for the Steam summer sale 2015?

I can't get into the steam game thing that they have that gives you card drops for the Steam summer badge, so I was wondering if anyone has the names of the cards so I can just buy/trade for them.
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Time during which steam prevents the sale of items unless I buy more games

I bought some games in Steam about 1 or 2 years ago. Recently I got some cards and items and I wanted to sell them. After all this time when pressing the sell button on such items. A message ...
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How do I get card drops in the Steam summer sale game?

I tried playing the Summer Sale clicking game for a bit, but it's pretty boring. The description says that playing will win you Steam trading cards. But how: is it just time spent clicking?
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How many players In a day for a CS:GO server [closed]

How many unique players online PER DAY does typically a CS:GO server, that usually have around 20-30 players online, recieve? Or a similar game
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Can I copy Steam game files from a Mac onto a PC?

I have a very slow Internet connection at home and cannot download large files there. However, I have a Macbook and fast Internet at school. Is it possible to download a game to my Macbook, then ...
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Remove From Family Share

A few months ago a friend and I family shared eachother, and have since not talked to eachother. We are no longer friends and I have removed him from my family share, but I want him to remove me from ...
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What is the rate the cops grow in The Basement?

So I recently bought the early access basement and it has no tutorial at all. I figured it out pretty quickly though. I still don't understand one thing though. The cops raids grow increasingly as you ...
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TF2 files not changing on reinstall

On Steam, I uninstalled TF2. A while later, I reinstalled it. However, when it finished, it keeps validating the game over and over again. I've tried many things; reinstalling it countless times, ...
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Steam game transfer [duplicate]

My previous computer has basically died. And I was wondering if I could transfer all of my steam games onto my new computer? I have re installed steam, and a bunch of my games aren't there to be ...
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I don't want to be visible on Steam Friends web pages

If I become someone's friend on Steam, then I appear on their Friends list, even if I don't have a profile created, or if I do have a profile, I cannot delete it. There are people I want to be ...
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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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Company of Heroes 2 on Mac

I just bought the Relic Humble Bundle and redeemed the Steam codes. According to the Company of Heroes 2 Steam store page, and the Humble Bundle website, CoH2 is not Mac compatible. However, after ...
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Steam game download messed up!

So I downloaded the first 12 gigs of NBA2K15 on steam about a week ago. Then yesterday I downloaded the rest. When I finished the download it came up as I had to download it again, saying "update ...
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Is there a way to redeem Steam games from Steam keys while I'm not on my PC? [duplicate]

I'm going to be away from the country (and from my PC) for a month. However, I'm going to receive some steam keys from a friend sometime next week, and I was wondering if there was a way for me to ...
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Auto-Disconnect when playing Counter Strike GO

Is it normal for Steam to randomly go offline if playing CS:GO? It has happened to me a number of times and sometimes I am automatically disconnected from the match I'm playing. My ping is no ...
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Does The Witcher 2 record your play time for save files individually?

Does The Witcher 2 record your play time for each save game separately? I have it on Steam.
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What is the maximum damage that can be done in TF2? [closed]

What is the maximum damage that can be done in TF2? (No tf2x10, UberUpgrades, etc.. Just normal TF2). I have several other questions pertaining to damage calculation in TF2, such as how damage ...
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How to view Borderlands FPS without third party software

I would like to see what my framerate is for Borderlands 2 (steam). However, the only way to do this that I can find on Google, is to install 3rd-party-software (fraps, EVGA monitor...). Right now, I ...
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Can I join my account from another Steam account when I bind it to my Steam account?

I have a Robocraft account that I share with one of my friends, I recently logged in and saw a function to bind the Robocraft account to my Steam Account, if I do that, will my friend be able to join ...
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Can I search for a user who has not bought any games?

I want to play Path of Exile with my sister, so she signed up for a Steam Account. However, Path of Exile is a free game and when she tried to add friends she got a message stating she cannot yet add ...
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Accidentally deleted steam download files

I am currently downloading a game on Steam. I accidentally deleted some files in the downloading folder under steamapps but the download ran normally. Would the missing downloading folder files have ...
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Can I turn off the new item notification? [duplicate]

Once in a while, I get new trading cards from playing games. I am really not into the whole Steam trading card thing, and the constant green notification icon in the top right corner, both in the ...
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Why won't Steam use my last library settings on start?

Whenever I start Steam, my library is set to "Games" and displaying a certain game (Racer 8). I then change it to "recent" and play some other game, however after the next reboot it's back to "Games" ...
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How do I change my name in CS:GO?

I'm trying to create a mini montage on CS:GO by using GOTV and my old Steam name shows up in-game. How can I get CS:GO to use my current Steam name?
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What will happen if I get GTA V from Steam and use the code on an account with GTA V Social Club Edition on it?

I bought GTA V from Rockstar Warehouse, but now I regret that decision. Will I keep my save data / online users if I use the code I get from Steam to activate on my current rockstar account? Also what ...
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Control Games running on Windows over network (and use ESC key)

I have one (Windows 8.1) PC set up for gaming only, and I can control that for the most part using VNC from Linux. The problem is however that controling the mouse in games (Tested using Dragon Age: ...
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Is there a way to reset/change my Steam email without being logged on?

I cannot access the email that is linked to my Steam account and need to change it. However, Steam Guard sends a verification code to that email address. Is there any way around this?
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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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Unplayed games appear in Steam jumplist after reboot

A few days ago I set up family sharing with my brother. Since then, whenever I restart steam, Dota 2 and Dota 2 - English Depot appear at the top of my steam jumplist (both from steam taskbar and ...
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My friend and I can't trade

In Team Fortress 2, I got this item my friend wanted to trade for, so we established a trade. But when we go to the items, it says I don't have any to trade, even for him. He has about 23 items and it ...
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How can I get Steam to download games during off hours?

My bandwidth provider has a window at night where my data isn't counted against my cap. How can I get Steam to download during that window? I know I can set the auto-updater for a specific time, but ...
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Escapists shows blank frame when launching Steam

I have a problem, Whenever I launch the escapists on Steam, a blank frame shows up. I have reinstalled like 10 times. When i move the window and switch back, it copies the pixels under it and puts ...
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Is there a way to download Windows games on Steam but for my Macbook Pro? [duplicate]

I have a Macbook Pro and all my friends have 40+ games but most of them are for Windows. So is there anyway that I can download them but on my Mac and be able to play them?
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Can't connect to any gaming servers

I am using a desktop with a wired connection. I can use Skype, surf the web. I can login to Steam on the browser. I can't connect to League of Legends (logging in gives me a "Can't connect to maestro ...
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Why am I getting such low FPS in the Witcher 2?

I bought Witcher 2 during the Steam sales, and I don't know why I get so low FPS... My specs are : MSI GE70 Intel i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz GTX 765M 2Go 8Gb RAM HDD 7200 RPM Low or High presets doesn't ...
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How to change dota 2 map visiblity

I want to change map visibility in Dota 2 offline mode. E.g. "explored," "all visible," etc. How can I do it in the console?
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Patch 1.05 Data folder not found

Steam just updated my game with patch 1.05 on starting the game I'm getting this: There is no such folder :\
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Block a steam game from myself for a period of time

Is there a way to block a certain game in my Steam lib from myself for a fixed amount of time? I'm basically looking into a "kitchen safe for Steam games" type of solution.
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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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GTA 4 Win 8.1 social club does load up but when I click play the loading circle shows up for a second or two but nothing happens

Yeah thats all that happens. I bought it on steam digitally. But theres a ReadMe file in the Gta 4 folder and it has a list of downloads. Is that what I need or does it not work for windows 8.1? ...
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Steam Downloading error [duplicate]

i am downloading dota 2, which is 7 gb (1 may 2015) in size. i only have 1.5 Megabits Speed (150 Kb) so you can understand how annoying it could be when a 7 gb game is downloaded till 98%, suddenly ...
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Can I uninstall my Steam games but still have the save?

I realize that there was a similar problem to this that was answered, but i want to be safe by asking this. I'm running extremely low on disk space and I'm thinking of buying games because of the ...
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How do I create an shortcut to a Steam game with a server specified?

Whenever I play a certain game online, I always join the same server. Instead of starting the game through Steam, clicking "Join Server" selecting "History" then selecting the server, would it be ...
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Is it possible to see a list of which games I have marked as “Not Interested”?

If, during processing your queue, you marked a game as "Not interested", but you later reconsider based on a better understanding of the game, can you undo the "Not Interested" mark somehow? I know ...