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This may not be perfect, as some game folders contain multiple executables, but I've just tested the following on my work system (which only has a few games installed) Navigate to your Steam Common Apps folder: (commonly C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\SteamApps\common) Use the Search function in the top right corner and search for *.exe Select the games ...


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I wrote this AutoHotkey script to generate shortcuts (no icon images though) #NoEnv ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases. SendMode Input ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability. SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir% ; Ensures a consistent starting directory. Loop, *, 0, 0 { if ...


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You can safely close Steam & shut down your computer in the middle of the download. You can continue it next tine you use Steam (or if you want to use Steam but not download, you can do that too - just restart the download whenever you're ready). For reference, you can also continue downloading whilst playing another game - details can be found here: ...


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You can disable DLC at the launcher. Simply click the DLC entry on the list on the DLC tab to add or remove the check-mark (Same goes for mods on the mods tab). If you are using the steam version you can also disable DLC that way, Simply right click on the game in steam and go to properties -> DLC (tab). Uncheck the checkbox for the DLC you want to disable. ...


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This isn't Steam's business, it's the publisher's. Wine is not seamless: bugs and performance issues can range from minor to gamebreaking, depending on the software.


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Yes. You can close Steam and/or restart your computer at any time while downloading with Steam. You do not need to manually pause the download before closing Steam or rebooting; the download is paused automatically and resumed next time you start Steam. Unless you delete the game (either mid-download or after downloading) by right clicking the game in your ...


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Have you tried changing the download restrictions Steam asks you for when changing the download region? You can get there by clicking Steam --> Settings --> Downloads When you change your region, you should be prompted to change your download speed (Modem towards faster speed, Dial-Up towards slower. Could be the issue you're having. I have had this ...


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Sadly, that is how the game is licensed, there is no legal way to bypass it. You can try playing in offline mode and seeing what that does, but it will might still be finicky(depends on the game. Playing AC4 offline meant no fleet stuff).


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Hover over 'Library' in the Steam interface, and go to Downloads. You can pause and resume content there. When you turn off your computer and close Steam, it's smart enough to pause the download in a place it can immediately resume again, even if you did not pause it.


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Since a recent update, you can select multiple games by holding down control and clicking them. Or, if they are adjacent in the list, select the first, hold shift and then select the last. Then right click the selection, which will allow you to install them all at once:


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I use a Chrome extension called Enhanced Steam (no affiliation). It basically provides small UI improvements to Steam store, such as highlighting games you already own. I am unsure whether or not it differentiates between different versions of the same game. I tried searching for Civilization V (which I already own) but cannot find the GOTY version you ...


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You can change your password which will log you out on your friend's computer. If you saved your password on his computer, you will need to keep your new password. If it wasn't saved, you can assume your friend can't log back in if you set your password back to its previous state. Warning: changing your password may deactivate trading and Market for some ...


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Don't worry, your items are still there, the Steam Inventory API is just down. The Steam inventory API goes down all the time. It happens often during high server-loads, like during Summer/Winter sales or during big tournaments, but it also happens at less frequently at completely arbitrary times. There is nothing any of us can do but wait. Two sites you ...


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I just created a desktop for Q.U.B.E. And it also shows just a blank icon. To change the icon right click the shortcut and select proeperties. On the Webdocument Tab you have a button to change the icon. On the dialog that opens when you click the button locate the .exe of the game and choose an icon, if more than one are available. (For Q.U.B.E. you find ...


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As far as I know, redeeming keys prompts you with an option to download or not. If this is not the case for you, you can always go to current downloads and cancel the download. If you find that you have a game you do not want downloaded, merely right click it, select 'Properties', and select 'Delete local content'.


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Steam is probably just busy patching the files. Since Steam Pipe was introduced, the patching process is not merely overwriting files anymore. Back then, Steam would just download all files affected, which led to hefty downloads for the users. Nowadays Steam is only downloading the difference between the new file and the old file. But this process also ...


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I'd try running traceroute (on Windows it is tracert) to the destination server. Then you will be able to pin down the exact point where the latency increases. The latency to your router should be as low as a couple of milliseconds. If it is higher, then you have problems with your LAN. If you are on Wi-Fi, try improving the signal, or try using an ethernet ...


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My first thing to try would be to verify the integrity of the Steam Cache. To do this find the game in your Steam library right click and select properties click Local Files click Verify Local Cache see if that helps


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I admit it: I've bought keys off the market for over retail-price before (TF2 keys, but the reasoning would be the same for Dota 2) I don't play that game, and don't have it installed - I use keys for game trading. So to buy a key, my options were: Install the game. Wait for the 8GB download to finish, then wait some more while the game installs and ...


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yes its possible to host a server via steam where only steam user can enter because protocol matches. a 47 protocol user which is generally nonsteam cannot enter a 48 protocol user which is steam. Steps to follow:- create a game type in console:- sv_lan 0 goto google:- type what is my ip give the ip to ur mate type in console:-mp_limitteams 0 ...


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This is now possible after an update to the Steam client (August 14th, 2014): You can now select multiple games and install them in one go! The changelog says: Added install option to context menu for multiple selections



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