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Questions tagged [steam]

An online gaming, digital distribution, social and DRM platform by developer Valve. This tag should be used for questions about Steam-specific issues with games or any of Steam's features, including but not limited to the digital distribution of games, the desktop PC client, in-game overlay, social features and account management and settings.

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Grand Theft Auto V won't load in Steam on Ubuntu 18.10 using Proton 3.16-9beta ERR_GFX_D3D_NOD3D1X_4

I am not able to get Grand Theft Auto V working on my computer. I have searched the internet and tried everything I could find. So here's the details, hopefully someone can help... I have installed ...
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How do I use a steam refrence code

I forgot my password on steam and I got a reference code to help me get my account back but, I don't know where to put the code in order to sign back into my account, help would be great thanks.
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Is there a way to find out how many items total (games, software, videos) are available in Steam Discovery Queue?

I know there are regional restrictions that prevent certain items from appearing in restricted countries, but in general, how to calculate the number of games which you could go through if you browse ...
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Why am I not friends with someone on my friend list

I went to send a trade offer to someone on my friend's list on Steam and i had to go into my email to confirm the trade offer. In the email I see this However, I am; as when I go into their profile ...
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Install Sonic 3 & Knuckles Separately

I don't think I have an adequate title for this issue but oh well... Sonic 3 A.I.R. is now available and, according to the site, I have to install the Steam version of Sonic 3 & Knuckles (for ...
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Local (LAN) multiplayer with one Steam account

My son and I would like to play a Steam game in multiplayer. How do I set this up? Do I need two Steam accounts, or is this possible with one (Family) account?
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When do end game achievements activate in The Banner Saga

I just finished a hard-mode play through of The Banner Saga and the achievements did not activate. I'm on Mac playing a Steam version. I was on a spotty internet connection at the time, which has ...
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Use Steam/Proton (a.k.a. Wine) on Linux to run Windows games which are not part of Steam?

I am using Steam on Linux and am very happy. I have purchased many Windows-Only games on Steam which play flawlessly on Linux/Steam with Steam's Wine-implementation called Proton. Now I would like to ...
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Sekiro save load one account to another [duplicate]

Hi I used your guide for the save move from one account to another, but even if i follow your step when i enter the game its a new game, does not recognize my new save Any ideas why? I have tried to ...
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Does the Steam Input controller remapping work universally?

I've set up my Xbox One controller in the Steam Input options (big picture mode), entirely correctly as far as I can see: The controller doesn't work at all in the first game I tried ("The Emperor's ...
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How to set FPS limit in Steam on Linux? Nvidia-specific

System Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon 64-bit, based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Related Hardware CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q Design, 6GB Screen: 4k (UHD 3840 x 2160), laptop ...
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Is there a way I can add GFWL files or downgrade Arkham Asylum to the Steam version that had GFWL achievements?

I recently bought Arkham Asylum on Steam, and I am too obsessed with Xbox achievements. Unfortunately the current version(s) have been patched to remove GFWL, which I totally understand, but I seem to ...
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Having trouble transferring file in Sekiro [duplicate]

So I've been following the instructions posted here: How to transfer your Sekiro's save file to a new account?, and I seem to be having trouble at the parts after 8. I can't find Offset(h) 00A003D4 ...
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I'm trying to move the save in Sekiro from one account to another but it won't work [duplicate]

I saw in a different question that someone was able to move characters between users but I am still getting "save data is corrupt". Can someone please help? Bought the game and made a character, then ...
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How to transfer your Sekiro's save file to a new account?

How to share your Steam save file for Sekiro with a friend [who uses a different steam account]? I go to c:\Users[myname]\AppData\Roaming\Sekiro[folder-with-a-lot-of-numbers] and replace the file ...
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Mic input not working in Steam games but being detected in Steam

In games on Steam, my mic does not transmit any input. But my mic works in other applications like Discord and Skype. Steam detects my mic input in Voice Settings but refuses to transmit it into ...
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How can I know if a game is being played in my area (where I live)?

I keep hesitating in buying some games on Steam for not knowing if there are active servers or players on that game where I live. I live in Afghanistan, that's probably Central Asia. I can play CSGO ...
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Mods, Auto Updates, DRM, and Git - Can Git be used to preserve moddable game versions? [closed]

Can Git be used to store and archive snapshots of moddable game versions that are part of a client like Steam or UPlay? I recently had this idea because a game updated tonight (by accident) and broke ...
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Ticket to Ride local multiplayer has stopped working

I've been playing Ticket to Ride against my siblings each weekend with each of us on a different laptop with a different Steam account. This weekend though we have been having serious problems getting ...
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How does the steam market work for different currencies?

I searched on web and read many article but i still cant understand How do the steam market and its currency converter work? I also wonder why there are so many spikes in some lower valued items like ...
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Will removing mods re-enable steam achievements on an existing save?

I had downloaded a few mods for Factorio to try them out, but realized they disabled the steam achievements. I've since updated to .17 and removed the mods on my current saved game. Will doing ...
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A while ago, I stopped earning trading cards and such. What happened?

Quite a bit ago, I stopped earning trading cards. Now, I use Steam a whole lot, so don't give me that,"You have to actually play the game" garbage. For example, I've played TF2 for over 1k hours, but ...
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How to keep steam in offline mode?

I use Steam on Ubuntu almost exclusively without internet. I've taken the following steps to enable offline mode: Per this answer, created a file ~/.steam/steam.cfg with the following contents: ...
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Steam won't download - thinks I have less free space than I do

When downloading Rainbow Six: Siege on Steam, it gives me the error "Not enough disk space..." I tried reinstalling again, but when it reaches 90%, it shows me that error message again, even though I ...
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2 Steam Accounts W/ Different Games

I have two steam accounts with different games and gameshare is not a thing for both of them, I'm wondering if there is a way to launch a certain steam game with a specific profile without having to ...
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How can I earn trading card in Ultra Street Fighter IV?

Recently I open Steam's Inventory and realize that I have 5 trading cards from Ultra Street Fighter IV (1 Decapre, 1 Elena (foil), 2 Poison, 1 Yang - I don't even play these characters much), I have ...
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My Team Fortress 2's userconfig.cfg has gone AWOL

For whatever reason, I do not have a userconfig.cfg file. Nothing I have done so far has completely restored the file (in order): Taking another game's userconfig.cfg file and putting it into the TF2 ...
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Why do some of my friends have yellow names, and how do I get it?

Some of the friends on my list have yellow names now. I can't seem to find out if it has to do with their status or something new added in the options, but I can't recall having seen this earlier ...
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How long does it take for Steam to re-fill product key stock?

With the recent steam sales, I bought a game that was -50% (GTA V). When it finished downloading, I tried to launch it for the first time, but I had an error message saying they were out of stock for ...
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Is it possible to purchase/activate a Steam game that has been removed from the Store?

Is it somehow possible to purchase or otherwise activate a game that has been removed from the Steam Store?
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Can I make steam remember the password for both of my steam accounts? [duplicate]

I followed the instructions from this answer to an absolute t there and it works great. Only thing is that no matter what I try, whenever I double click on the icon for my second account it asks me to ...
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Why won't a friend show up under a game tab?

On Steam, every friend who plays a game that you have will appear under a "Friends" section on the games page. But, I have a friend who plays the same game as me (I can see them on my friends list, ...
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I have a question about gifting on Steam

Is it possible to purchase a second copy of a game on Steam that I already own and gift it to a friend? If so, how do I?
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Was my game activated twice on the same Uplay account?

I created a uplay account a few years ago for my little brother. I sended him FarCry Primal as a steam gift last month, and it was activated on his uplay account, because he was logged in on it. ...
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Is it possible to do a clean reinstall of Skyrim (non-Special Edition) via Steam with DLC?

I just updated my graphics driver and Skyrim won't start anymore. After disabling all mods, and manually deleting the EBN dll's, scripts, and folders, it gets as far as the company splash screen ...
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Steam Shared Library only showing Buy Option even with all shared personnel offline

I recently had a friend share his library so I could play middle earth shadow of war. I downloaded it fine, but the button to play is only showing "Buy" instead of "Play". the current sharer is ...
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What do I do If I have receive a “Duplicate Product Code?” [duplicate]

I purchased some games from someone else and I have the original discs, cases and product codes. I cannot activate the games because they were activated by the previous owner, whoever that is. What ...
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Steam mobile push notifications not working

Since 4 months ago, the steam mobile stop giving me notifications about Verification code, Friend message, etc. If I request Verification code on another pc, steam mobile crashes with no why. Is it ...
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Can I get my saved data back later if I uninstall a steam game?

If I uninstall a story mode game from steam will my saved game data will be available if I install the game in the future?
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How can I force Steam to install a DLC to a different drive?

My C drive is not big enough to hold a DLC, but the main game is installed on this C drive. Is there a way I can force the DLC to be downloaded to a different drive?
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Cannot connect to Steam LAN server

I first documented my issues here: https://steamcommunity.com/app/346110/discussions/0/1741103267317324804/ I have five total computers in my house: My desktop My wife's desktop My gaming laptop My ...
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Steam Workshop - can I save a collection of subscribed items?

I play Cities:Skylines and I have 800+ subscribed-to items in the workshop. I haven't played for a while (2 new expansions since) and I would like to do a "clean slate" of my subscriptions and start ...
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Install Company of Heroes 2 windows version on Linux (Steam Proton)?

Because of technical difficulties CoH2 Feral's native port to Linux does not support crossplatform multiplayer (Win-Lin specifically). Since there are around \~5-10k online players and Linux usage on ...
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Buying someone a Steam game without a Steam account

I deleted my Steam account with with 1k games on it recently because I wanted to combat my video game addiction. I want to gift a game (specifically Artifact) to a friend, he has a Steam account and ...
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Is it safe to apply fan-made patches to steam games? [closed]

I have an adult game in my steam account that's riddled with annoying censors. There are unofficial uncensored patches available which require modifying my game's installation files. Those patches are ...
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Can I buy a Steam game on my phone, and then just download it at the same account on my PC?

I just want to know if I can buy a Steam game from my phone, and then just download it on my PC?
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Steam installer unknown error

So, its holidays and I decided install Medieval Total War to relax and chill, but when tried to install steam client to download the game I got the following error I redownloaded the client, ...
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Share Steam games bought on parent account and computer to child account and computer

We have a number of games that have been bought with my Steam account and installed on my laptop. My child is now to get his own computer. Preferrably he would have his own Steam account. If we want ...
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Windows Steam not working properly using WineBottler on macOS v10.13.6 (17G3025)

I've just installed the latest WineBottler v2.0 from https://winebottler.kronenberg.org/downloads. I clicked on the supplied Steam install button, and ended up with a new application in my ...
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How do I make a mod for Counter-Strike 1.6 or Half-Life 1? [closed]

Is there a boilerplate mod that I can download? Can I separate the mod folders from the game folders so that it's easy to keep track of what content I added? What kind of formats are the content ...