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You technically can't do anything against this. I can try to access your account myself if I really wanted to and you would get a message. It doesn't mean I know your password or will ever access your account. There is really no reason to change your password again, because the person trying to access your account is just using a script to run through a ...


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"Steam Account Password Reset" email If you're received "Steam Account Password Reset" e-mail - you're safe. The only thing you can do is filter those e-mails so they will not bother you ("skip inbox" action in gmail filters). "Your Steam account: Access from new device" email Bad. Someone just tried to login with correct password. I'm not sure if it's ...


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There is nothing in steam itself to do this and the Web API's do not have a way to retrieve a list of games in a wishlist. There are ways to get lists of games per user, but not wish list games. - Steam Web API - Steamworks Web API The only way for this to be possible would be to parse the html source behind the user's wishlist page. There is a user ...


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You don't need a new account for a new PC, in case you've somehow been convinced that you do. On the new PC, sign in with the old account and all your games will be available. You won't be able to play games on both at once but, unless you're sharing your account, that won't be an issue. Another option, if you still have both PCs and already have two ...


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Even though I'm not sure if this question should be asked in Arqade: XButton2:: IfWinActive, Spotify { MsgBox, The window here is spotify, add your code here, change game up return } IfWinActive, Idle Master { MsgBox, The window here is idle master, add your code here, change game up return } IfWinActive, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive { ...


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All games that are purchased through steam are stored in your steam library. If you log into the program using your username and password (after reinstalling steam) all of your games will be available for download there! If you are sure that you are logged into the correct account, and don't have "installed" selected in your library (thanks @DJPirtu), try ...


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CD keys are treated very carefully, to ensure that duplicates are not released, so that the system behind its use works and can be relied on. If you have received two separate copies of the same game, and both have contained already-used keys, it sounds like the source is simply unreliable. Depending on where you purchased the game from, it could simply be ...


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The Steam Machines all run a custom version of Debian called SteamOS. While usually you are jailed within the Big Picture mode, Valve does provide a method to escape to a full-on Linux desktop: Head over to the Settings menu: Select Interface and check Enable access to the Linux desktop: Now, you can use the Exit command to quit to the desktop: From ...


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Basically Steam doesn't know the game is installed any more. Just select Install from the game's page in your library and click Next Next Next... If you still have the files left over from the previous installation before your computer crashed then it will actually scan those files and validate them instead of downloading them again.. Otherwise it will just ...


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VAC bans are recorded on the user's Steam profile, and will be permanently visible to all other users. Even if your profile is set on "Private", anybody can see the ban records. Overwatch bans are Game bans ; Game bans are managed by game developers (in that case, Valve). They are recorded on your profile all the same.


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What you are looking for is called Motd, which is message of the day, or motto of the day. Way 1) No mods needed but it is doesn't work thru chat. I found a Steam Guide by Jimo about it. You basically create a png image, pick a background color, create an html for it (all available there), then you upload it to a website, save the URL to a txt file ...


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As you know, CD keys can only be used ones (or deactivated before it is used, from the developer's side). Once used, they'll go into a list of used keys, where it'll be eventually (after a very long time^) be reused. If you apply a new CD key containing a subset of games and you own copies of one (or more) of the games you have already owned is in that ...


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Yes there's a way, according to this reddit thread and this steam forum discussion, there's a option to add to your shortcut. Create a shortcut to steam then in the properties edit the the target location and add -bigpicture at the end so it should be something like; "C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe" -bigpicture Steam forum (changed < > to " ...


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Apparently, with the new "Explore your Queue", when you choose to follow the game, it adds that game to your groups and it can only be removed through the community hub of that game. Do not follow games if you do not want notifications from that game.


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It looks like this was a bug related to Ubuntu's kernel 3.13.0-59, and was found documented and discussed on Steam's Github repo. The bug prevented Steam from accessing it's own library folders. Ubuntu has since updated the kernel again to 3.13.0-61 and this update will resolve the issue.


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Higher Steam levels help with: better drop rates for booster packs - Every 10 levels gets you a 20% increase in drop rate. At level 50 you are getting 100% increase in the drop rate for booster packs profile customization - everybody gets the same set of choices it seems but you can add more showcases as your level increases. (I've got 3 showcases at ...


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According to the list of supported retail games on Steam, you can not activate The Sims 3 with Steam, if you have purchased it from a retail store. Some games are accepted, some games are not. As it is, I have found a few forum posts, complaining about how unreliable Sims 3 keys can be, while finding sources for this answer. One user reported not needing a ...


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If your profile status is set to private, you can remain online, chat, etc., and not have people join your games. To do this, log into Steam, then hover over your username at the top, click Profile > Edit Profile > My Privacy Settings (on the right) > and set Profile Status to Private. Sources My profile page (http://steamcommunity.com/id/[my public ...


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Yes, you can, but there are a few caveats: Your friend will have to trade you the items via the in game trading system (this is synonymous with the Steam trading system). That being said, some items are trade-locked, meaning that they can only be traded after a certain date, or are complete trade-locked, meaning they can never be traded. Most pre-order ...


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Open the dropdown menu in Steam. Switch to offline mode. Open CS:S and play.


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Actually, Steam-Os is running Linux(Debian linux)! The machine pre-installed Steam. Every time you boot up, the system automatically run Steam in Big Picture mode.


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This is actually being caused by SourceMod. It calls Map_IsValid internally. However, Valve changed it so Map_IsValid now takes absolute paths. Installing a SourceMod 1.7.3 snapshot should fix this issue as it now uses the new FindMap command to resolve map names instead.


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Contact steam support, provide proof that you own the account, get ready with a very good answer as to why you can't just use the old account anymore. Maybe you'll get lucky!


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You haven't installed the game in your new computer yet. Just select "Install" from the game's page in your library or double click the game's name in the list. This will open a new window that allows you to install the game. It works the exact same way as when you first installed it, just click "Next" and "Finish" a few times. This will install a fresh copy ...


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Plants Vs. Zombies' Windowed Mode runs the game at 800x600. You can access the windowed game by unchecking the 'Fullscreen' option in the menu here: You mentioned that 800x600 is too small for your screen. As a workaround that doesn't require installing additional software, you could temporarily lower your PC's screen resolution. On Windows 7 and up: ...


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The only really viable course of action here is to get an alternative Chat Client such as Jabber, ICQ, MSN or the more gaming related Raptr Client and befriend them over those services. All of them have a client. In case of Raptr (aka AMD Gaming Evolved) you can also earn points to buy games with just by playing a game. There are even more offers if you have ...


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Update for you all, the mac build is now on steam. I fired it up last night.


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I run Alpha v0,799 of the escapists and can't upgrade because of the way I downloaded it - it happened to my sister and twice with me, I just keep a working file of the game on my USB so if it breaks (which it hasn't done in a while) I can reinstall, though you will lose progress. Mine lost all speech apart from rollcall names, guards yelling and peoples ...


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To get around this, I created another Steam account, and added it as a "family" account so I could share the game library of my regular account. When I want to be anonymous, I log into the new account. If I want to be available for my friends etc, I log into the original account.


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You could consider using a phone as a mobile hotspot - set it all up with a USB, etc. then go to school, connect the computer to your phone's mobile hotspot, and then start Steam. Once it's all loaded, close steam, turn off mobile hotspot and start steam again. Because it's done it's first verification, it should work from then on. OR you could try to get ...



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