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This is what I get when I start Portal 2, after the introduction "Look Up" "Look Down" screen.

Is this part of the game, or is there something wrong with my installation?

Error

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    Back in the Half-Life days, this was Red. Seems they changed it to fit the Portal style... :) – Tamara Wijsman Apr 20 '11 at 20:45
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    It was red in the first Portal. – Keaanu Apr 20 '11 at 20:47
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    Lovely. It recalls the work of Wayne White. esquire.com/features/esquire-100/waynewhite1007 – coneslayer Apr 20 '11 at 23:47
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    Reminds me of joining Garry's Mod servers when you don't have mods installed. – Sadly Not Apr 21 '11 at 14:34
  • @Sadly Or without CS:S installed. :P – Maxpm Apr 22 '11 at 7:42
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This means an error in the Steam download.

Verify the game integrity (Right-click Portal 2, Properties, Local Files, Verify integrity of game cache) and it should re-download the corrupt files.

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    In-game error messages? Awesome! – Konrad Rudolph Apr 22 '11 at 9:23
  • Not strictly. It's what's shown when a model can't be found. They'd need something to replace it. – user56 Apr 30 '11 at 4:45
  • Gotta love the source engine for that – BlueWizard Jun 23 '17 at 22:04

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