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Well As posted in my comment. If you used the Ring of Whispers darksouls2.wikidot.com/ring-of-whispers to talk to Manscorpion Tark and didn't take it of, one of the effects is whenever is an enemy near you will hear the sounds you describe


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Yes, there is a way! In order to hide the update dialog, simply run Steam with the -silent command line option. As usual, any other dialogs (such as going into offline mode due to a lack of internet connection or a missing Steam Service warning) will appear. Those cannot be suppressed. If you do not want Steam to verify its files (check integrety), run ...


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88.7 is a secret underground radio network. On the Windows Phone version of Mirror's Edge, there is actually an achievement for it: I Heart 88.7 Find the pirate radio frequency graffiti While the game never explicitly covers and talks about said radio station, despite the graffiti you can find around town, its most probable uses are for relaying ...


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I need to pay 5$ but im european so i think its about 5 euros


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My problem turned out to be a WES610N Ethernet Bridge sitting between my system and my router. I have no explanation for why it blocks my system from hosting or joining a game, but that is definitely the cause. It caused the same problem when I tried to host a Minecraft server. A direct connection solves it. Crummy tech I guess! Dug through lots of ...


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See this comment on Steam Community Forum. Basically what the poster suggests is to turn the steam controller desktop settings to an XBox controller. The settings the poster is talking about I believe are here: Big Picture mode -> Settings (the gear symbol at the upper right) -> Controller (category) -> Configurations -> Desktop Configuration. I do not ...


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If you are using the Steam version and 1.3, click the cloud icon on the bottomleft of the player/world card, then go to the other computer and you can access it.


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Go to Steam\userdata\UserID\config and open shortcuts.vdf with a texteditor of your choice. Now you can edit the path.


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This error often occurs, when the steam trading server is under heavy load. In example this happens right before important e-sports matches because players bet a lot of items on these games. In order to do this they have to trade via trade-offers with the betting systems. The heavy server load makes your request (loading your trade offers) taking more time ...


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Adding to the answer provided by aytimothy. It is best for you to download the games that you want to give on your laptop and create back up of all the games on the same machine. Regardless of using your account or his own, he can restore the backed up games and be able to enjoy it at earliest. Do check if the games you are giving is available in your ...


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Games that are free to play, such as TF2 and Dota 2, like you mentioned, will work fine, and the person who logs into his Steam account on the computer with the game won't have to re-download the game. Games that are not free to play can only be accessed only if the account that owns that game is logged into in Steam. If Family Sharing is enabled and both ...


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Unless he owns the games, he'll have to purchase them again for his account, log into your account or be granted access using Steam's Family Sharing system. Games like TF2 and DoTA 2 will work fine, but other titles such as Counter-Strike: GO will require a repurchase (for his account) or family sharing licenses. As for having to download the games again, ...


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In recent versions of Windows (8+), you can easily disable it from the Start-up tab of Task Manager, which you can quickly open by clicking CTRLSHIFTESC or by right clicking the start button.


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What you've got sounds like a bug. If you aren't getting these anymore, you might try: Refreshing your Steam files Toggling this setting off, quitting steam, logging back in, then turning it back on again. Use Win+R to open the Windows Run dialog, then enter steam://open/console then enter the command clear_marketing_message_views Open the ...


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There's not a "only after login" option for displaying these friend notifications. As has been noted, it's all or nothing in Steam's settings. There's also no launch option that helps. However, you can make it go faster, if you edit your Steam style. In your Steam directory, look for resource\styles\steam.style. (Assuming you use the default skin - if ...


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The only way to disable this is to disable friend notifications entirely. In Steam's settings, go to the Friends tab and uncheck "When any Friend joins a game" "Display a notification". Edit: As @ardaozkal has pointed out, you can override this per friend by opening the friends list, clicking the down arrow next to their name and clicking Notification ...


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For this problem there is a workaround. In Origin-settings disable origin-ingame(the overlay) shut down origin add fifa16.exe from your installation directory to steam via "add a non-steam game to steam" start the recently added fifa16.exe from Steam. Now the Steam overlay should work ingame and you can setup your Steam Controller


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I'm not sure what the issue is but a few ideas you could try: Delete the eosDeviceScan.exe and re-acquire it from the entropy asset server: 166.53.175.195 in the /bin folder See what happens in the hacknet command prompt that opens when you launch the game when you attempt to launch eosDeviceScan.execmdPrompt example Start a new game - The developers ...


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Open settings, click "Cloud", check "Enable Steam Cloud synchronization for applications which support it".


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Did you block anything on your firewall ? What do you mean by it can't find ? Is it in Matchmaking ? Also, please do try to check community servers and connect to one, maybe the issue comes from valvE. You could also try to check game file integrety.


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The simplest method would be to run the game, then right click on its icon in the taskbar and pick "Pin this program to taskbar". If the game is full-screen by default, you should be able to minimise it by holding alt and pressing tab until you reach your desktop. I believe every version of Windows that allows taskbar pinning should work using this ...


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You can report a player on Steam. To do this, open Steam overlay in-game (Shift+Tab by default), click "View Players" in the Friends box. This will show you all players you've met in Steam games, ordered by time. If you have already left the game, same list can be accessed from Steam client menu, View -> Players. From the list, find the suspected ...


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If you are a developer, use this: https://gist.github.com/AndrewSav/872b1469e11d9a4b802c It's a c# script that goes through your installed games and create a shortcut for each. You will need to compile this script either with VS or from command line with csc.exe or run it form LinqPad. All paths are tried to be automatically detected, so if this does not ...


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I have figured out what was the problem. I have turned off one of my network adapters. It seems that to detect the same machine is used you have to have exactly the same network adapters as you had during Family sharing installation.


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The best way to see recently updated steam games you own, is SteamDB - Watching. You need to login with your steam account. So you will see a list with the last 10 updated games you own, including the timestamp!


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This means that irrespective of a consumer's internet plan or download speed, his digital copy will be downloaded at a faster speed. This is a big no no. You cannot force a download to occur at a higher speed than what the user has requested to his ISP unless you had some sort of partnership with that ISP. Worse than that, you most certainly cannot ...


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You'd need to work with every internet provider in the world, to make this true. You can't simply download stuff at higher than provided internet speed. If my provider gives me 8 megabits per second internet, I will never download with speed greater than 1 megabyte per second, regardless of what the software I'm using to download does. To make it work, ...


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There is no way to legally play a game that requires steam, without the CD key. If you purchased the game, new, return to the store with your receipt and demand an exchange for a copy that has a key or a refund. No matter where you are your consumer rights should at least cover you for that1. If you purchased the game, second hand, you might have less ...


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UPDATE So I emailed the lead (only?) developer and got a pretty quick reply! It turns out he adds free Steam keys into the game every time he does a major patch. Below is a copy of his reply to me: Keys to Hacknet can be found in a few places ingame. They're the same for everyone, but I change them on major patches (and some minor ones) for new saves ...


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Or, alternatively, you could use steam family sharing: http://store.steampowered.com/promotion/familysharing It's official and everything :) Edit: I stand corrected. Looks like the terms do ban it. Ignore this answer. Although... looks like it's not an instaban process, because I know that both I and a family member have played the same thing, at the ...


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No. The Steam family sharing FAQ explicitly says this is not allowed. Can two users share a library and both play at the same time? No, a shared library may only be accessed by one user at a time. If you try to get creative to work around the technical limitations of the steam family sharing, you are risking Valve's wrath, including VAC-bans. ...


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There isn't a hard limit. However, you'd hit a soft limit after crafting every single available badge. The exception is during winter and summer sales, which have badges that can be levelled an infinite number of times.


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You cannot activate it without owning the base game on steam. Steam will show you a message that you need to purchase the base game first.


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You need to contact Steam support and see what happens if you purchased, via external sources, DLCs for games you do not own. Under normal Steam store functionality, you are unable to purchase the DLC unless you own the base game. What happens if the DLC game came from redeeming a key can only be answered properly by Steam support.


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Yes you can. Or, at least, you could add of the last version. Not played since, been addicted to Kerbal.


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If you don't own the base game, Steam won't allow you to activate an add-on (eg, DLC) for it. You'll need to own the base game on Steam first. Edit: The error you get is as below:


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Once you hit level 10, you can set a featured showcase in your profile settings. You get more showcases as you level up further.


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You unlock the ability to create an extra showcase every 10 levels. If your Steam level is lower than 10, you can't have any at all. This info is in the Trading Cards FAQ. Once you've unlocked a showcase, simply go to your own Steam profile and click the "add a showcase" block with the dashed line around it.


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As of this date, you cannot turn off the notifications from the groups you have subscribed. You cannot turn off the events notification as well. In near future steam might implement this feature through updates because many people have reported this to steam including me. But for now we are out of luck.


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First of all, not all games are shareable. Any game which uses a third party DRM can't be shared across multiple accounts because they connect with the third party DRM which won't allow it to do so. Second there are several steps involves in game sharing. I'll put them here so that you can check if you have missed them. Login to parent account (From where ...


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So if games do now show up in library, be sure to log out of your account, then log back in. In most cases it is a simple lagging error. hope this helps!


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I had the same issue as well. My problem was the confirmations on my mobile authenticator were being sent to my email address instead of my phone. You can change that on your phone through the Mobile Guard settings, and set it to have confirmations sent to your phone. After you do that, remove the listing of the item you want to sell and then put it back ...


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Your Friends-list now has 5 more slots for 5 more friends.


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Yes. Source: I change hardware components and/or format my computer almost monthly, and everything is still there.


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Very simple: Steam "external link" -> AC4BFMP.exe --> voilà Steam Link support Steam Big Picture works Steam Controller works (though uplay may has to be running in background)


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Every aspect of your Steam Account is linked to the account and not the computer. With this said wherever computer you are using, as long as you are logged in, you will have everything that you have in other computers that you used. You will have the same games (of course you need to download them in the different computers), the same saves, (Saved in the ...


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Yes, that URL should be useable. When you want to set a custom URL it tells you if the URL is free or not. After you change to another URL the old one is free.


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Steam Spy is a website allows you to search for a specific game, to get estimated sales numbers and hours played. Although Valve doesn't make such data public, it is possible to estimate it, based on what data is public. Steam Spy does exactly this by random sampling of public user profiles, which list what games that user owns and how many hours they've ...


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If a player has blocked you, and their profile is still Public, then you can still see their profile. However, if you attempt to add them, then you will get an error message saying that you are unable to add them as a friend. Furthermore, attempts to send communication to them will be cut off, even if you attempt to bypass this by finding a similar group the ...


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To add on to what @DJ Pirtu said your game library is not always the same across computers. This is because free games only show up in it if they are installed and so on what PC you may have 9 games whereas another 10. I know this is about steam inventories but libraries are very closely tied onto that.



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