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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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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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“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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I map the camera in League of Legends to a touchpad on the Steam Controller?

If you add League of Legends to Steam as a third-party shortcut, you can launch the game from big picture mode and configure the Steam Controller as usual. I'd like to move the camera smoothly with ...
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Disable Steam Guard email, but not phone guard?

I feel like the texts are a much more secure way to get the code, rather than my email. Anyone can access my email but my phone is always with me. I also dont like anyone having a chance to see my ...
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How do I get the hidden badge on Steam for the SteamSale ARG?

There seems to be a hidden badge on Steam which hints towards an ARG. How do I get this badge?
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Steam Family sharing - Overlapping shared libraries

Let's say I have two friends (A and B) who shared their libraries with me. Let's also say they both own a copy of the game I want to play, and that I don't own it myself. Now logic would say that if ...
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Free to play games go missing in the Steam library

I added the Free-To-Play Team Fortress 2 to my favorite games in the Steam library, and played the game. After reinstalling steam, the game went missing from the library completely - it does show up ...
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Steam gifting a region locked game can it be added to library [duplicate]

I live in India and gifted my friend, who lives in USA, Witcher 3 During the purchase steam gives the notice (which I did not see) Gift purchases for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can only be added ...
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Buying Skyrim Legendary Edition while already having Skyrim

Hello guys I want to buy Skyrim Legendary Edition because it will be cheaper than buying all the DLCs. But I already have Skyrim. What would happen if I buy Legendary Edition that including Skyrim. ...
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How to remove all items from Steam store cart?

Is there a way to empty the whole steam cart at once? I can only find a Remove link under the items. I am not really keen to have to remove all 247 DLC for train simulator one by one ...
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How to get steam to recognize game files downloaded on another machine?

Yesterday I purchased GTA V for the PC via Steam and downloaded it onto my laptop at work. When I got home to transfer the 65 GB worth of files to my main computer, I cleared up 65 GB of space on my ...
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Can I download Steam games on one computer (mac), then install them on another (Windows)?

My gaming PC (which runs on Windows) has very limited bandwith: I can connect to the internet, but cannot download a game. However I do have a macbook with access to a network with unlimited bandwith. ...
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Are games on Steam already up to date after the initial download?

I am busy downloading Witcher 3 now, and will probably be done in about a day and a half's time (slow connection here...). I would just like to know: Will I still need to download the updates after ...
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Is it possible to send a gift anonymously or at least without them knowing beforehand?

I want to send someone a gift as I may or may not be involved in a secret santa on steam. Ideally I don't want them to know I sent it at all (the secret part) but I guess steam will tell them who ...
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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, ...