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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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“Error code 51” when launching a game using Steam

When launching a particular game - Rocket League in this case - I get "Game Launch Failed, error code 51". How can I fix this? This is what it looks like: I've seen a lot of 'solutions' around the ...
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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 your character from the old Saints Row 4 savegames, I need my data that is stored on Steam Cloud. Because ...
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How can I tell if a Steam game syncs my saved games to the Steam Cloud?

I've already seen this question and this one, but neither explicitly tells me whether a particular game syncs saved game files to the Steam Cloud. Do all Steam games with Steam Cloud enabled ...
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Is it possible to log your Steam account into two computers at once?

My gaming computer is currently downloading Napoleon: Total War and Supreme Commander 2 which I purchased on Steam, and which will take some time to complete. While this download is going on, I would ...
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How to activate Steam review comments by default?

Comments on Steam reviews have been deactivated by default. If I want people to be able to comment on my review I have to click the check box to activate comments. I want all my future and past ...
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Is it possible to sell Rocket League Items?

One of my Friends recently gave me some skins on Rocket league, but I don't play that often. Is there a possible way to sell all Rocket league Items?
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How Do I Install Stronghold 3 Gold Without A Key Code?

I'm a big fan of the Strongholds line, so picking up Stronghold 3 Gold was a no-brainer. But then I tried to install it, and I discovered it required Steam. I still prefer boxes with DVDs and manuals....
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Can I run gta 5 in intel UHD 620 [duplicate]

Hey guys i wanna ask you if I can run gta 5 in a i5 8250u , 8gb ram, and INTEL UHD 620 graphic card and frequence 1,6-3,4 GHZ pleaaaase tell meee
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Dota2 reborn download keeps restarting

I've been downloading Dota2 reborn and when it reached nearly 55% I exited Steam as I had to download another program. When I reopened Steam the download starts again from 0% and due to my slow ...
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Rainbow Six : Siege won't update and can't play

Yesterday Rainbow Six worked fine, but today something strange happened. I wanted to surf the shop, and the game won't update, and I get this error saying Update failed, with two options retry and ...
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Steam family sharing - simultaneous play [duplicate]

If my friend lets me play his copy of The Witcher 3 via Steam family sharing, is he still able to play Dota 2 while I play The Witcher? If not, am I able to go into offline mode to play The Witcher ...
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Why am I unable to play CS:GO through Steam Family Sharing anymore?

I have a friend who family shares me some games and I can play all of them except one: CSGO. I was able to play it before. He's not playing something either: I only cannot play CSGO, but I can play ...
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Does Okami HD on PC support smooth run/walk blending?

Most games, when played with an analog controller stick, allow you to seamlessly walk or run at any speed you like. But when I tried a borrowed Switch Pro controller with Okami, I was startled to ...
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Can I filter my Steam library by tags or features?

I can look through the "Store" portion of Steam using tags, and I can also do an advanced-search on certain features like local co-op support. But for some reason, when I do this I can't tell which ...
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Sort Steam games by number of reviews

Is it possible to sort the entirety of all Steam games by number of reviews? Not to be confused with percentage rating.
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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 do I get my server to work through the internet listing?

I have set up and port forwarded a DarkRP server, on Garry's Mod. When I go to local game, and select play, it works. When I search the Internet section for my server, it pops up, but when I select ...
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Family view and Skyrim

I own Skyrim, now suddenly it won't load and tells me the game is not able to be played in family view. I have disabled family view in Steam, restarted but still no joy.
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Dota 2 corrupted download file apk01_46.vpk

The newly released dota patch 7.00 caused me some trouble. Every time I exit steam It resets my download. After multiple attempts I managed to finish the download however every time I try to open the ...
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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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How can I see the gem value of an item that I do not own?

I can see how many gems an item in my inventory converts to when I turn it into gems. But is there any way to know how many gems I would get for an item I do not own?
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Free to play games go missing in the Steam library

I added the Free-To-Play Team Fortress 2 to my favorite games in the Steam library, and played the game. After reinstalling steam, the game went missing from the library completely - it does show up ...
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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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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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Cannot add a game to my Xbox app games list in Windows 10

Using Windows 10 and trying to add some Steam games to the My games list in the Xbox app. When I click on the Add a game from your PC it shows a list of apps that have shortcuts in the Start Menu. I'...
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How to delete old DotA 2 item builds created before the guide system?

With the patch from 20 February the new guide system is online which provides skill builds and item builds. I have been using the online tool to create those builds, but my old itembuilds saved in \...
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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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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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Batch file to open Steam shortcuts not working

I created a batch file to pick a random file from a folder. This includes steam games as URL shortcuts but the games fail to read Steam and end up crashing because they lack a connection to their DRM. ...
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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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Steam and the recently played games jump list

I've had steam installed for a long time now and have had no problems. Recently it keeps forgetting my recently played games and only displays a single game (Age of Empires Online) there, where ...
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Where are the Steam-Link statistic snapshots located?

In Steam, when you go to Settings -> In-Home Streaming -> Advanced client options, you can find the option to display performance information at the client side during streaming If you check it, ...
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Can I stream non-Steam games using Steam's In-Home Streaming?

So Steam can now stream in-home. Does this only work with games tied to the Steam account, or can I play games added via the "Add non-Steam game" feature? Example: If I have Star Wars: The Old ...
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GTA 4 and black screen on steam

Each time I start GTA 4 in steam I just get a black screen. My graphic card is a 1070 with 3 GB RAM and I have found: https://support.rockstargames.com/hc/en-us/articles/200145206-Issues-with-GTA-IV-...
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Are historic Steam playtime stats available?

I know that Steam tracks certain stats related to the amount of time I've played games in my library. The stats that I'm aware of are: Time of my current session Time spent playing a game over the ...
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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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How can I move Steam games to another disk?

How can I tell Steam to put games on another disk? They are currently on C: but I'm getting a little short on space.
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Steam does not recognize I launched Civ VI

When I launch a game my status changes from "Online" to "In-Game". Except when I launch Civilization VI. Then, nothing happens. I think achievement progress also doesn't work. The hours I play are ...
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Is there a way to reset/change my Steam email without being logged on?

I cannot access the email that is linked to my Steam account and need to change it. However, Steam Guard sends a verification code to that email address. Is there any way around this?
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Social Club black screens, and I can't play GTA V

Recently my copy of GTA V decided to stop working. The launcher goes straight to a black screen after loading for a few minutes. I haven't been able to play since. This is what happens: Specs: ...
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Can I view a game's ESRB rating through Steam?

This shocking news report about portal 2 confirms the awful truth of the game -- it calls itself an educational game, and indeed, is rated for everyone 10 and older, but it cannot hide the fact that ...
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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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Abnormally slow speeds downloading from Steam

I'm trying to download Terraria in this case, and I have tested the download speed of this computer's adapter already; 1.5mb/s. Despite this, downloading things in Steam will only reach up to 150kb/s. ...
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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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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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Is it possible to queue multiple Steam games for installation in one action?

When you buy multiple games in one purchase from Steam, you have the option to set them all to be installed, and the Steam client automatically queues them all at once. However, Is there a way to do ...
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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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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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How can I remove items from my wishlist in Steam?

I was unable to find a link to remove a game from the list (in the web interface at least)