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IT causes that you dont change hidden files to unhidden files, please follow this link to change hidden file to unhidden files>.." " I hop it works to you ...


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I found this guide for running Diablo 3 bypassing the Launcher. Basically: No Bnet launcher: Go to Diablo 3 installation folder. Make a shortcut of Diablo III.exe (not the launcher) on desktop. Right click the new shortcut->Properties-> Target -> type at the end of the path -launch. It should look like this: "E:\Diablo III\Diablo III.exe" -launch ...


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The official bug is pending (http://steamcommunity.com/groups/SteamClientBeta/discussions/0/616189742887319167/), so I just wrote a script to use the workaround (killing distnoted) #!/bin/bash MEM_LIMIT_PERCENTAGE=0.5 CHECK_INTERVAL=60 while true do PID=`ps -f -U $USER | grep /usr/sbin/distnoted | grep -v grep | tr -s ' ' | cut -d ' ' -f 2` ...


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Steam is compatible to windows 8, as are all games as far as I know. Basically, if it runs on windows 7 it'll run on windows 8. The issue you're having is related to something else, try looking further onto the specific message you are getting but it shouldn't have anything to do with steam compatibility. Also, before anything else, try running it as ...


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First use your browser, not the Steam client, to log into the Steam Store. Then use this Steam Store search to find all the games that are tagged with RPG, Turn-Based, and Retro. All the games that are in your library will be marked with blue boxes like in the following picture: Now in the Steam client you can set an appropriate category or categories for ...


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What you have to do is this: Go into the group/tag you want to disable, Then just click the "Tag As" on the members and uncheck them. When a tag has no users, it disappears from the list.


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You can set categories for each game (right click -> set categories...). You can set multiple categories per game. Also, searching for category names in the search bar will show all games with that category. (I should note that i am using the newest beta version of the client, which may have new features implemented which might be unavailable in the regular ...


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You simply add it as a library under settings/downloads - this is universal to all variations of Steam.


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Yes you can. Like all things you buy on the Steam Store, everything (except for timed subscription licenses, such as EVE Online subscriptions*) can be stored into the inventory. For pre-orders, the "pre-order" does not register until the gift of said pre-ordered item is binded to an account. Basically, you can pre-order something for someone else as a ...


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firewall + proxy is blocking you. By pass it.


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Short answer: No, there is not. Some kind of explanation: This topic comes up in the steam community from time to time, but the developers really doesn't seem to take any notice of it. I seems like steam treats american English (and it's timeformat) as the standard, and therefore does not want to change the way their date formatting is set up. Some report ...


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Here's a simple way to turn your shortcut into something that kills the old one and starts a new process. Right click on your shortcut and select properties Copy and paste the following into the Target field: cmd /k taskkill /f /im steam.exe & start steam.exe & exit (Windows may change the cmd at the beginning, that is ok) If you are having ...


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taskkill /f /im steam.exe start "" "X:\Path\To\Steam.exe" -login %uname %pass Save to Steam.bat, run as admin. This should just about do the trick? (Please double-check from the Task Manager that Steam is actually run NOT as Admin. Shouldn't, though.) It's really just Aytimothy's answer with a program start added to it.


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You can use Windows 7's Startup folder to open Steam to the right account when you log in. What you would want to do is open your Start Menu. There should be a folder called Startup. Every time you log in, Windows will automatically start all the programs in this folder. So, we can put a Steam shortcut with the %u and %p command-line options. How to do ...


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You can look at How do I move Steam games to a new computer without re-downloading them? but the information there may be out of date. Along as: https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7418-YUBN-8129 (Quoted from Dav's answer) There are 2 ways you can go about moving your files. 1. Copy your entire folder. Go to your ...


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The amount of games also include F2P games. Anything you get in the store is regarded as a game, regardless if it is a game or not. The only exceptions are music/Sound Tracks and programs that are regarded as software. When you uninstall a game you payed for, it will stay in the library. F2P games will disappear The only way to keep it without being ...


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-Pay close attention to these steps!!!- -Important- First go to your games folder either in Steam\SteamApps\Common or whatever folder you've already copied the game to and make a copy of the game to a different destination on the hard drive other than in the Steam folder or copy it to a external hard drive as a back up. The next step will delete the game ...


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Follow this and do it for your games executable http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/how-to-run-older-programs-under-windows-8.html and select windows 7 and then press OK and play


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Here's what you can do. Head to this location on your computer, I assume that in installed your game on the C drive: C:\Program Files (x86)\Origin Games\Dragon Age\bin_ship Once you are there, locate the file called daorigins.exe, this is your launcher file. now you just need to paste the path of the folder mentionned earlier to your Steam Explorer and ...


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From what I understand, Steam only makes an attempt to reconnect every few minutes so it doesn't overwhelm the same servers that have just been offline (perhaps due to overloading!). By clicking on that button, you forced Steam to attempt a reconnection; it just so happened that that one attempt worked. :)


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As far as I can tell, you cannot priorities addons for now through the Steam Workshop I have tried for games such as Portal 2 & Civilization 5, and there is no possible way to control there It is possible that this can be different in Garry's Mod, but unless the game controls the downloading of addons through the game itself, I would highly doubt, as it ...


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after changing fire wall settings and user account control settings and my dota resuming .......... i found this suggestion somewhere else but thank u all guys for ur help .....http://prntscr.com/4thpx1 i have downloaded 82% now and after 3 power-cuts it still resuming....


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@amit, as others have already noted, there is no "solution" per se for your problem. I suggest you try a simple workaround. As I've already stated here, you can paste the game files anywhere on your PC and when installing it on steam you just choose the folder they're in. So, if you can get a copy of Dota 2 installation files (not the package, but the ...


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I can't say for sure this will fix it, but I'd suggest: Exit Steam. Delete or rename Steam's ClientRegistry.blob file (usual location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\ClientRegistry.blob) Start Steam. This forces Steam to recheck which games it considers to be installed.


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From memory, error 0x6 means that something in the local SteamCMD file depots is corrupt. On Linux, you can remove the ~/Steam directory to (usually) fix it. I'm not sure where this is located on Windows.


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I believe this is what I had problems with as well. To update your server you need to use the force_install_dir command, because otherwise it won't know where to update something installed with the id 740. I.E: force_install_dir ./CSGO/ (the /CSGO/ is the one where your srcds_run, srcds_linux and so on are located. (not in the /csgo/ where the actual ...


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First of all, DoTA is only about 20GB. Secondly, your download constantly restarts (well, backtracks; progress jumps) because when your computer power goes out (assuming it's the instant-powercut-and-everything-goes-black-and-the-system-suddenly-shuts-off type of power cut), Steam doesn't have a chance to properly finish finish downloading the file it is ...


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You can try to do a "repair" on the game by either: clicking the "Delete local game content" and then trying to re-download the game OR clicking "Verify integrity of game cache" with the expectation that Steam should re-download any missing or corrupted files. You can find these options by: Right-clicking the game Going to Properties Going to the ...


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Yes! Every games you bought on Steam will stay on your Steam account. Games are not linked to your computer, but your Steam account. You can even install your games on multiple computers and play them without any problems. You just need to log in. The only thing that is not being backed up in all cases are your save files. Some games are using Steam Cloud, ...


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There should be Play Now button under the xxx is already in your Steam library in store page of the game. If the game is not installed on your computer, download screen should appear after clicking Play Now. I don't own that particular game but let me show you with some other game. (which also is my favourite one) After you cick that Play Now button, ...


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1) is easy enough - just build a computer with 'wake on LAN' capability, and then wake it from standby using your phone or similar. Most machines also have 'wake on USB' capability. The only downside to both is that you have to keep the machine on standby, which on a PC used more power than a console - but still a relatively small amount 2) is trickier, but ...


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If you're using the same PC and won't be playing games simultaneously, you can use Steam Family Sharing. Both you and your dad can buy your own games on your own accounts, but you both set up each others' accounts with Family Sharing and then register your shared gaming PC. Both accounts will then have access to the same set of games without needing to ...


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Normally, a Steam game will only work while Steam is logged into an account, and that account has a license for that game (from being gifted it, buying it or redeeming a CD-key). However, you can configure Steam Family Sharing to share games between a limited set of accounts on a limited set of PCs; however, if the person who shared his library with you is ...


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Only Albums, Artists, and Playlists are supported at this time. However, you could accomplish something of this sort by creating a playlist of all your songs. To do this, first make sure you're in Albums view: Then right click on the first album and select Add to Playlist > New Playlist: Then do the same for every album in the list, but add it to the ...


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Yes Booster packs will always have a chance to drop even after crafting any or all levels of your badge. Note that they will not start to drop until all your cards have been unlocked for that game. From the FAQ: Once you have received all of your card drops, you become eligible for a booster pack, which is a set of 3 trading cards that may include both ...


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Yes, you can continue to get booster packs for games you've made the badge for. There are multiple levels of badge you can craft (5 normal + 1 foil), so if you get another booster, you may want to keep it and try for the next level of badge.


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Since the "Discovery" update a few days ago, the Steam store now marks games that are in your library on various search and store pages. Here's me searching for the co-op and fps tags: The ones that are dimmed and have the 3 bar icon are games I already own. Note: I'm using common tags to demonstrate how it works, you can search by less common tags using ...


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follow the steps: go to "Library" on steam right click on DOTA2 and go to "Properties" there are 5 tabs. The last one is "DLC". Click on it In a box there is an option "DOTA 2 workshop tools DLC". Remove the tick mark.


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This may not answer the question exactly, but could help determine if the nvidia card is being switched to during high load (which is part of what the question is about). Optimus State Viewer Using this tool you could be sure about whether the optimus technology is actually working and you may not have to force anything since its for the best. But if you ...


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With the new released update, you can actually hide Early Access Games from the carousel and the "Recently Updated Box" as well as the "New Games on Steam" Box. Just click the little customize box and you can choose what to see there. In the carousel, this box only appears once you mouse over it.


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The problem might be that the game you picked is free to play. It doesn't need to be bought, so there is little reason to add it to your wish list. However, a more useful error message would definitely be in order. You might want to report this as a bug to Valve.


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I had this problem too and I think its no bug but more a "release" problem. I had the problem with a game that was unclear if it will be released in my country or not. So I think that Steam has this "Oops sorry!" for a reason.


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New, working solution (22.09.2014): Make sure you've set Steam to remember your password. Now open <Steam_installation_dir>/config/loginusers.vdf and change value of WantsOfflineMode to 1. If you don't want warning about launching Steam in offline mode just do the same with SkipOfflineModeWarning. If you can't see those values, just add them so it ...


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Since this seems to be a problem of Steam Client Beta, you gotta wait for Valve to fix it. The obvious solution is to opt-out of the Steam Client Beta the same way you opted in.



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