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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)
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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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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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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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“No connection” issue with Steam, disconnect causing to drop out of multiplayer - Steam client restarts are constantly required

Every now and then Steam loses connection and doesn't reconnected afterwards, I've tried waiting for hours at most. The only way to reconnect is to restart the Steam client as far as I know. When the ...
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Having trouble getting Steam Terraria running in Linux

I followed the instruction here to run Terraria on my Fedora install, and when I went to install .NET 4, it said it was already installed. I deleted the registry node, as the instructions say, but it ...
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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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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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How do I restart steam?

Lately I have been having issues going into Team Fortress 2. It will show that team fortress 2 is preparing to launch and then close. I heard from a certain useless member that restarting steam might ...
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Morrowind bug - all keywords have 's' prefixed

Here's the problem: using Morrowind's Construction Set to change Gameplay > Settings > fEncumbranceStrMult to get more carry weight works like a charm, BUT there is a slight problem. Every text in-...
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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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Changing team name that appears in stats in CS:GO

The in-game stats window in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive includes a highlighted prefix before certain players's names. It seems to be a team/clan tag like players sometimes include directly in ...
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Steam game won't launch, says 'running' for short while then stops

When i try to launch Geometry Dash, the following things happen: 'Running' appears next to the game in my library. A 'Preparing to Launch' window appears for a short while. My profile picture turns ...
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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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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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Can Steam Achievements be successfully deleted?

When I was younger I modded a game (Dungeons of Dredmor) so that achievements were very easy to unlock. However I'm playing it again now and I'd like to legitimately earn the achievements. I've ...
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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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Can you choose which version of a game to play on Steam?

I want to play a game in an older update, but can't see a way to choose a specific version. Is this possible?
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Can I modify or delete one of my steam friends group tags?

In Steam friends, you can organize your friends by "tagging" them (in your friends list, right click someone and select "Tag as"). It's convenient since it allows you to organize your contacts ...
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Why won't my account link to Steam in Town of Salem?

I recently bought Town of Salem and you need to link an account in the game. I tried to link it to my steam account, but every time I try it says: error no user found I'm sure that I wrote my ...
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Will my Rust character differ if not using family sharing?

I downloaded Rust from the shared library of a friend. Will my character differ when I buy the game and play it over my own account?
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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: ...