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Portal 2 will not launch on windows 10, but the CD version will

I have portal 2 on a cd that I just found. At first, the CD was not working, so I bought it off of steam. After fiddling with the steam version for what feels like 5-6 hours, i have done the ...
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I have different characters in my “My Games/Terraria/Players Folder” than in my game itself

I uninstalled Terraria because it kept crashing, after reinstallation, I opened it up, but both my characters and worlds were gone. They were still in my C:/documents/my games/terraria/worlds and ...
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New Steam install question [duplicate]

I recently wiped a drive C: and reinstalled windows. Steam client was installed on C: but my game files (SteamApps/common) were on a partition G:. C: has a new Windows install on it and instead of ...
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Family sharing - Why do i still need to pay?

Me and my brother are having some trouble with the steam family sharing function, we wanted to split our account because we want to play our own games at the same time, but when we were younger we ...
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copy steam counter-strike source to second location

both my friend and i have purchased steam cs source. i downloaded all 2.4 gb of it but due to internet issues, he could not. i was wondering what would happen if i copy the entire game folder (240) ...
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How can I move an installed game from one Steam library folder to another?

I use (and have it much bigger) drive D: to store all my user data and games, but I have installed the Steam client on drive C:. When I was installing a first game (Warhammer 40000), I've chosen to ...
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How to download Windows games from Steam onto a Linux computer?

I recently switched to an Ubuntu computer and the one thing that annoys me is the lack of games available. However I have found a program called WINE which can run Windows applications (.exe) on Linux ...
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Can I remove multiple games from steam's wishlist at once?

I've got a wishlist with more than 2200 titles. Even opening it is painful and slow. Removing by one reloads the whole page each time. Is there a way to do it faster?
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Steam mobile authenticator on a Windows phone

My question is essentially the title, can you get a mobile authenticator on a Windows phone? Also related do you need the app for the mobile authenticator? I can't find any information either way but ...
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How can I find out the rarest Steam achievement?

Having completed the most difficult achievements for a couple of games, I started wondering how difficult the worst achievements can be. One well-defined measure for difficulty of an achievement is ...
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Did I get hacked? [on hold]

Is it possible for someone to have access to my computer information by making me log on to their steam account and steam guard to share a game through computers?
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How can I rank my games by number of achievements remaining? [duplicate]

I would like to try and get some "perfect" games on Steam - games for which I have collected all the achievements. Obviously, some games have much bigger lists of achievements than others and some ...
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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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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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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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Is there any way to start Steam in offline mode without logging in first?

I recently find myself needing to start Steam in offline mode rather frequently (my wife is hogging my account to play Plants Vs. Zombies, and most of what I play doesn't really need to be online). I ...
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Remove 'Steam is currently set to be in Offline Mode' dialog

Is there a way to remove or automatically skip the following dialog, which I get because I have steam set to start in offline mode: Steam is currently set to be in Offline Mode. Many features, ...
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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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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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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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What's the expected RP earnings for entering a megabot in TDM? [closed]

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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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?