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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 ...

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Randomly disconnecting in steam

Through the last weeks I get randomly disconnected in steam all the time. Within the last week it happened quite often so I really cannot ignore it anymore. Sometimes it is 3x times within 5 minutes, ...
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How do I get my game back on Steam?

I formatted my computer recently and when I logged in only a couple of the games I had were in my library. The one I am missing needs me to pay to get it back again. The game is Total War: Warhammer ...
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Can I switch specific game to run on AMD instead of Instead of Intel? [closed]

My PC Config.: System Information Time of this report: 11/13/2018, 15:30:07 Machine name: SE7EN-PC Operating System: Windows 8.1 64-bit (6.3, Build 9600) (9600.winblue_r4.141028-1500) Language: ...
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joeys real story bendy and the ink machine [closed]

this guy named joey drew had a cartoon in his head joeys first cartoon friend named bendy that was a good cartoon friend and joey made a ink machine becuase he wanted cartoons in real life he flowed ...
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Steam: is it possible to use in-house streaming and record gameplay at the same time?

I am streaming from Windows 10 host to macOS client. What sort of solution are available? I think I should capture on host to avoid unnecessary quality lost. I would like some suggestions ...
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How do I stop Steam from downloading a game, if I already have the full game [duplicate]

I bought the Sims 3, and downloaded it on my laptop then copied the game files to my main computer. I did this because my home internet has a data cap of 15 GB, and downloading the Sims would easily ...
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How to see the followed publisher & developer pages?

Steam recently added own pages for publishers and developers (central "hubs" for their games) which count the number of followers. Can I see all followed parties at once like for followed games and ...
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Is there anything about the macOS 64-bit Steam Client installed on Mojave macOS that would interfere with playing 32-bit games?

I realize the next version beyond Mojave macOS may enforce a 64-bit application restriction. Is there potentially something about the 64-bit Steam Client for the current Mojave macOS 10.14 that could ...
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Is there any way to make steam ask for guard every time?

Yes, I know it's weird! But there is any way I can do it from steam files? For example, by editing the loginusers.vdf?
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How can I split my Steam Library across multiple portable harddrives?

I am currently downloading my Steam Library to a 4TB Portable Harddrive which when i want to play a game, i copy off from onto my gaming PC, whichever it may be (in the event i do a new build). At ...
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EU4: Mouse not recognising clicks properly in Full Screen on Mac

My PC is fried nowadays so I downloaded EU-IV on my mac. But the problem is that when I open the game, the mouse starts acting weirdly. Clicking on Single player opens the "About" screen. Clicking ...
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Has Reign Of Kings stopped being supported? [closed]

Around a year or two ago I stumbled across a video of Syndicate playing a game called Reign Of Kings which led me to buy the game. This survival game is the best one I have ever played and I have 300+ ...
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Where is the config file for Momodora Reverie Under the Moonlight

I have the slowdown issue with this game that require vsync to be disabled which is done by modifying the config file This is supposed to be where the config file is: https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/...
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The last level of Arizona Sunshine crashes my game

I have been playing Arizona Sunshine on my Oculus Rift, me and my friend were playing through with no problems at all. We finally get to the last level and just before I load into the game it crashes. ...
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Restoring game from multiple game backup file problem

I wanna use my friend steam back up file (he backed up multiple games into one folder) but I don't own all the same games as him. I want to back up a specific game from that file folder. Is this ...
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How can I get my Steam Cloud saves without installing the game?

I currently started a new game on Saints Row: Gat out of Hell from GOG. Since you can import some data from the old Saints Row 4 savegames, I need my data that is stored on Steam Cloud. Because I don'...
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Can I activate a product key in UPlay for a game that I've already bought on Steam?

I have bought a Ubisoft game on Steam, and bought its season pass product key on a retail website, which happens to be for UPlay. It seems that I have wasted my money. That, I accept. Now, I want to ...
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Steam family sharing shows “buy” instead of “play”

So my friend let me try out Arma 3 by adding my account to family sharing. So he logged onto his account on my PC (Using TeamViewer) and added my account to family sharing, and while logged into his ...
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Steam Screenshot Uploader preview resolution is low

Text like "Passive Abilities" here is unreadable in Steam's Screenshot Uploader preview (not when opened in an external editor). Is there a way to fix that?
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Steam games stuck in 'pre-loaded' state. How can I fix it?

I've gotten some games, got almost 100+ hours on some, then my PC went through an update and now all my games say, "Pre-load complete" From what I have already read, they are in essence locked. It's ...
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Permission loop at the Skyrim “Play” menu box

I tried to manually install a mod for Skyrim from Nexus, and now, Skyrim will not run. I only get a permission dialog box asking for permission for Steam to make changes. I click the yes tab. the menu ...
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How to remove uninstalled game from list of steam tray [closed]

I Uninstalling two games from my Steam, And in Steam application at LIBRARY/GAMES those don't listed, But when I right-click on Steam (icon) at my Windows tray those - uninstalled games - listed! and ...
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No Man's Sky multiplayer with Steam and GOG users

Finally No Man's Sky has a multiplayer mode. I have the Steam version. So when I want to invite people to my game I see a list of my Steam friends that own this game. But is it also possible for an ...
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How can I stop getting notifications when my friends start games? [duplicate]

Like the question disable Steam notifications in-game only is there a way to stop getting a popup when a friend starts playing a game? I tried following the global method as outlined above, as that ...
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Copy pasting non-Steam game to reduce download time

This is about Ring of Elysium specifically. It came out many months ago on Garena. I have the latest update from before it came out of closed testing. Now that it is on Steam, is there any way that ...
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Is there a way to use steam market without delay if I don't have a mobile device?

From the googling I've done it seems that without a mobile device (so without the mobile authenticator) I can only buy items on the market immediately. Trading and selling seems to force a 15 day ...
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Can I disable the Steam Community notification in Big Picture Mode with PS4 controller playing Diablo 2

I decided to try Steam because it has a nice controller mapping feature to Big Picture Mode. So what I did: Mapped the keys to PS4 controller for Diablo II config Enabled Steam Overlay (in both the ...
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How to prevent steam client from auto-updating itself?

I am downloading a 24 GB game with a connection speed of 200-300 KBPS. It will take a week almost. Thing is that I turn off the pc every night. Steps carried: Pause download Exit Steam Shut down ...
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Does Steam allow hard paywalls for games on Steam?

If a developer publishes a game on Steam, can they add a micro-transaction system where players must pay money to access certain important items? I know it's common for cosmetic items, but why is it ...
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How can I see my uncategorized friends in the new Steam friends UI?

I get a lot of friend requests, and I use a combination of categories and nicknames to help gauge who stays and who goes. In short, if they belong in a category, they stay on my friends list. Everyone ...
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Issues setting up Steam Family Sharing

I am trying to enable Steam family sharing with my brother. We have followed what little documentation we could find and completed the following steps. I logged into his computer on my steam account ...
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Now that Steam has removed the friends tab from settings how do I disable chat notifications sounds?

It used to be in settings under the friends tab. The friends tab no longer exists! Where do I find that infuriatingly missing setting now?
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Steam showing weird pop up after buying some DLCs for CK2

I bought some DLCs for CK2 at Steam. Since then, Steam is showing the following pop up before launching the game. After that, it doesn't ask me to enter the keys at all. The DLCs are showing as ...
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Why did my Xbox One Controller stop working with Steam?

I have a MacBook Pro running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 I've been connecting an Xbox One controller wirelessly through Bluetooth to play games on Steam and it has worked fine. But recently, the Xbox ...
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Steam account hacked! [closed]

My steam account got hacked by visiting a phising website via my phone. My account details including my phone number and email account that has been linked to my steam account is changed. I have ...
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Path of exile update

Hi can i copy a path of exile update to another PC which already has path of exile on but not the update? I've tried to copy it into steamapps/common/pathofexile but doesn't seem to work? please can u ...
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Is it possible to check all installed Steam games for integrity?

My hard drive started to fail recently. I've managed to copy almost all data to another drive, but 280 sectors (140kB) were corrupted. Since that drive also contains my Steam library, I want to check ...
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How do Steam download keys work?

I see people online selling Steam download keys for this game, Dirt3, but when I searched Steam it showed up as not available. How does this work? Steam still has it but you can only get it thru re-...
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Is it possible to play local multiplayer Steam games with wireless xbox one controllers on macOS?

I want to know if it is possible to play Steam games that support local multiplayer game modes(such as stick fight, Nidhogg2, Rocket League, etc.) using 2(or more) Xbox One wireless controllers on ...
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How can I download steam games files on android?

I am trying to download the files from a windows game from steam on my android phone. I don't want to remotely start a download on my PC but download the game directly to my phone. At home I have ...
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How can I change microphone sensitivity in the newest Steam update

The newest update removed the setting in steam to test and change sensitivity, and they also removed right clicking your profile pic in a call and adjusting it there. Does anyone know how to do it now?...
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How to manually-manually detect installed steam games?

I know that if you just run the install with the game present Steam does all the work for you. But before Steam even attempts to install/detect a game, it will first check if you have enough of free ...
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Steam games lose mouse focus in specific region of window

I have noticed in two different games (Civilization 6 and XCOM 2: War of the Chosen) that sometimes my mouse doesn't generate left clicks in a specific spot of the window (about half way down the ...
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Update cancelled when downloading or updating mods for Arma 3

I've recently encountered an issue with steam wherein I download a mod, in this case the mod was CUP Terrains - Core for Arma 3(with a 6gb filesize), and upon completion of the download, the steam ...
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RotMG - not loaded: Version loading error, retrying

After I installing Realm of the Mad God via Steam, I always get this error: Version loading error, retrying... and after waiting for a long time, restarting, reinstalling and ...; nothing changed! ...
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Does Invisible mode still allow you to gain hours in-game?

Invisible status (which can be access via Friends -> Invisible) has been released to the Steam client. I'm wondering - even though from your friend's perspective, you're offline - will you still gain ...
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Steam retail Serial Number “Not available for purchase in your country”

I have a retail copy of the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy for PC. When I try and redeem my code, Steam issues the error message: The product is not available for purchase in your country. The ...
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How can I transfer my SteamGuard key to the Steam mobile app?

I'd like to use Steam's mobile Android app, but in order to do so I need to either find a way to transfer my SteamGuard key to my phone, or reset my SteamGuard (which I'd rather not do because it ...
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Steam “not enough free disk space” error when attempting to move game folder

I have Steam libraries on two different disk drives. When attempting to move a game from one to the other, the operation fails with "not enough free disk space" error even though there is plenty of ...
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“VAC was unable to verify the game session”

It's CS:GO, and the error reads as the title. Now, your first thought may probably be "can this dude even use Google?", but I've been unable to solve this issue for three days now. I have tried the ...