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Does Steam transfer offline save files from one device to another? (specifically Undertale)

My brother and I are soon going to be getting a Steam account so that we can get Undertale. The idea we have in mind is that we each install the same Steam account onto our respective PCs, but I'm ...
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FO3 - How to complete Anchorage DLC using cheats?

I am currently on the Paving the Way Quest, but I just want to complete it using cheats. I have tried the following: a) completes all objectives: CompleteAllObjectives 050009c0 b) completes the ...
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How to transfer Dark Souls 1 progress to steam?

Is it possible to transfer Dark Souls 1 progress/profile/charactes to steam? I used to play in a standalone Dark Souls aplication (PC), but it has problem with online gameplay. I realy love the ...
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Downloading restarts every time after restarting Steam

I've been downloading DoTA 2 for the past 2 weeks. When I first started downloading, my electricity was cut and my computer got shut down. The next day, when I restarted my PC, the progress has jumped ...
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Where does Magic Duels store its deck files?

I'm looking to try and create a reader to turn Magic Deck Files into decklists. But my first step is to work out where it stores those files.
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Steam Play Game (Offline) that is Partially Updated

Not sure if there is somewhere else to post this. There is a game that has such a big update I can't download it all at once, but I want to do it in bits. But I also want to play the game offline. I ...
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Retail boxed Steam activated games: can they be resold?

I recently purchased retail boxed versions of Dead Island (which is awesome) Warhammer 40k: Space Marine (not so much) I finished both games and I was thinking of reselling them or giving them to ...
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Steam gets HTTP errors updating games, anybody else with the problem?

Since yesterday Steam gets error responses like 403 Forbidden, 404 Not Found, 503 Service Unavailable and 401 Unauthorized when updating games on resources like http://*.steampowered.com/authdepot/, ...
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Can I download Steam game updates on an account that doesn't own the game?

This is a bit of a weird question and situation, but I manage an after-school computer lab and I want to have a bunch of games automatically download updates. I have the computers set up to ...
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Switched Windows to Mac, do I have to buy Steam games again to play on Mac?

I recently switched from Windows to Mac. Steam says I have fewer Mac specific games than total games and it should be an equal amount unless you can only download, install, and play once from your ...
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What's the expected RP earnings for entering a megabot in TDM? [on hold]

I have 5 bots all at 25k robot ranking and generally I earn between 50k - 400k RP per Team Deathmatch (usually a minimum of 100k when winning). As my question states, I just want an estimate of ...
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If someone's blocked me, will I be able to search for them on Steam?

Will I still be able to see the person in the "find people" search, or will they just not show up? I'd like to know so I can put certain suspicions to rest.
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Can steam create an overview of all my achievements?

I play several games on Steam and I love the achievement system. It would be great to get an overview of all the achievements ever gained in Steam games. Does Steam support this? I haven't found such ...
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Changing team name that appears in stats in CS:GO

The in-game stats window in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes a highlighted prefix before certain players's names. It seems to be a team/clan tag like players sometimes include directly in ...
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Loading addons to GMod server ubuntu 14.04

I can make a server and people can join it but when I try the "./srcds_run -console -game garrysmod +maxplayers 2 -authkey 6413E62BC3830CB92989xxxxxxxxxxxx +host_workshop_collection [ID NUMBER] +map ...
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COD BO3 on Steam won't work [on hold]

I recently bought BO3 on Steam. It takes roughly 20 minutes to get to the Treyarch animation, and another 20 to go to the press to play menu. As you guys may know, in the background of this menu sits ...
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I Suspect My “Active Effects” in Skyrim are Showing but not Working

I suspect that some of the "Active Effects" shown for my character in Skyrim (PC - Steam) are listed, but not actually applying their benefits. How can I check with the console - or otherwise - that ...
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Steam Trading Error - “Your Inventory Is Not Available At This Time”

I am having trading issues very often in Team Fortress 2. I get a message in the area where your items are stating: Your Inventory Is Not Available At This Time Which quickly closes and says: ...
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Why has my Team Fortress 2 inventory vanished and then reappeared on Steam?

I want to sell some tf2 items on the Steam Market, however, my inventory seems to have vanished, that is, the tf2 tab is no longer there. After I noticed this, I decided to try selling through the tf2 ...
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How to install backup of steam games on Ubuntu

I've got some games installed on native steam for linux. Unfortunately, my system got nuked and I had to reinstall. While I was reinstalling Ubuntu 15.04, I managed to save some of my game folders to ...
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Is there any way of viewing the CD Key for a bundle on Steam?

I've bought a few Valve Complete Pack CD-keys for Steam from game.co.uk. These bundles include 26 games. When the key is activated, the 26 games appear in your library, but there is nowhere to ...
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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

I'm trying to download Terraria in this case, and I have tested the download speed of this computer's adapter already; 1.5mb/s. Despite this, downloading things in Steam will only reach up to 150kb/s. ...
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Way to play shared game that is in use in steam?

My brother just got me a new computer but he is always on so I can't play his steam shared games. Is there a way to play his games while he is playing a game too?
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Is there any way to run an older version of the Steam client?

The latest auto-update of Steam (5 November 2015) has broken the Steam client on OS X 10.6.8. This means I can no longer install or update any of my games, nor even play games that use the Steam DRM ...
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Replacing language locked games with global on Steam

First of all, if this is the wrong forum to post this on then I'm very sorry and would like to know where I could post this instead, with that said, here's the problem. A few months back, I bought ...
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How to buy multiple case keys at once from the market?

I want to purchase many Chroma case keys (about 20) in the Steam store. But can only purchase the case keys one by one from the market as I do not have the game installed. How can I buy multiple case ...
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Can I have one steam account with 5 games and second steam account with no games on the same PC?

I want to have an account from which I won't be recognised as another account. I already have several games on my new account which kinda gives me away.
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Why do other racers show up in a GTA:5 solo session?

My SO has been playing GTA:5 on Steam in a solo session to learn how to play the game. Occasionally, when entering a race point other names show up in the race queue. We searched the web and there ...
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How do you install skins on Steam?

I've seen people who have had customized versions of the Steam application, usually with different graphics or stylings. How is this done?
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How can I get Create A World to find my game data?

I downloaded the most recent version of CAW from The Sims 3 website and I have a copy of The Sims 3 on Steam that is completely up-to-date. When I try to run the editor, I get a message saying "Game ...
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cant stop Steamclientbootsrapper from running and I cant delete steam! Help!

One day, not long ago, my Steam wouldnt start anymore and I thought I just needed to restart my PC. After 5 times of restarting and trying to open Steam, I searched for help. I tried many things, and ...
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Continue from downloading folder

Last night I've been downloading Payday2 update. It was 5.3GB and requiring over 3 hours. So I decided keep turn on my laptop and sleep. I opened cmd (command.com) and entered command -shutdown -s -f ...
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Steam Controller and Non-Steam GTA V

I have a non-Steam version of GTA V (PC), and I cannot get the Steam controller to work in GTA V. I can't get the Steam overlay to work in GTA V, either. I've Google'd this for hours, and there are ...
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Modern Warfare 3 Crashes on Launch: How can I get it running?

When I attempt to launch any part of Modern Warfare Three on my PC through Steam, it crashes immediately, and this happens (multiplayer as example): Problem Event Name: APPCRASH Application Name: ...
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Bulk activate product keys in Steam

After purchasing the current Humble Bundle, I wondered if it was possible to activate all of the 6 games in Steam at once, without having to do a "Product Activation" for every game. I could probably ...
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Computer Restart Resets My Steam Downloads?

I am trying to download the new Batman. However with the file size being 35GB it will take me a while to download this. The problem I am having is when I shutdown my pc the download for Batman resets ...
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Does US Scribblenauts Unlimited activate on a EU Steam account?

If I buy Scribblenauts Unlimited (PC) at Amazon.com and ship it to Europe, will I be able to attach it to my German Steam account or at least play it at all?
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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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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 ...