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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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Server/Client file consistency

I setup a Left 4 Dead 2 Server using this guide (https://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=276173458). I subscribed to several addons from the workshop (most of them change the look of ...
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Moving my Steam account from old PC to a new PC and Library Sharing

Another 'Moving Steam from a PC to a PC' except I know about the backup/restore games (which I can do, this question is not about that). My issue is about LIBRARY SHARING. My current (soon to be old)...
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How to remove multiple steam users from a computer

Several years ago a friendly, who is no longer my friend asked if he could sign into his steam account on my computer. For whatever reason no matter what I do, I can't remove the his account data ...
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Importing files installed separately into Steam

I already have Path of Exile downloaded and installed from their site. I'd like to add it as a Steam game so I can unlock the various Steam achievements while playing it. However, Steam insists on ...
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How can I cancel Steam's cloud sync?

Is there a way to cancel a Steam cloud sync upload and start a game before it finishes syncing? I don't want to permanently disable cloud sync. Situation: Play a Steam game. Exit the game. Decide to ...
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Same game doubly shared on Steam

I have activated the steam library sharing with a couple of friends, and all works well, except for one game. The game in question is "Life is strange", though I do not believe the problem is ...
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I'm moving to the U.S. in a few months; what will happen to the games in my Indian Steam library?

Everything that's in my Steam library has been purchased from the Indian Steam Store. What will happen to them when I move? Will I still be able to play them or will they be locked?
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How to change the language of Steam games?

Some of the Steam games in my region have single language support only, next to them it is written: Notice: Purchases made in this region will only receive the Russian language. mostly games ...
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Can I buy a game in a bundle after getting a refund on the game?

I just bought XCOM 2 on Steam sale, but after reviewing the bundles that contain it, I'd much rather have the whole XCOM 2 Collection and save money on the game and the DLCs. I can't buy the bundle ...
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Does #MoreLoot Stack in Epic Clicker Journey?

I have played for a little while now with two #MoreLoot in my inventory to see if there is any noticeable increase in loot drops as compared to only having one, but chests seem to drop the same amount ...
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Steam family sharing can both users be logged in while one is playing a game?

From the steam family sharing FAQ Can two users share a library and both play at the same time? No, a shared library may only be accessed by one user at a time. My question is while two ...
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Can steamOS and steam Link run simultaneously using one PC?

I have converted a Dell Optiplex 760 to a SteamOS machine. Can I run both SteamOS and Steam Link simultaneously using one PC?
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If I delete the Undertale file in Steamapps, will it delete the soundtrack as well?

I did a Neutral Run in Undertale where I decided to kill Flowey. I then reset hoping to do the full Genocide Run when as I approached where you are usually greeted by Flowey, he does not turn up. I ...
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STEAM restarts game download after PC restart

This problem emerged recently (never had this before). I already had PUBG downloaded completely then while i was downloading its recent update my pc unexpectedly shutdown and when i opened it, pubg ...
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Steam games with multiple dualshock controllers?

I'm now using dualshock 4 as a controller to play my games on steam, but is it possible to play with two controllers on steam games too? Like you play multi player games with 2 controllers on a PS4?
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In steam I was updating a game and it reached 100% but nothing is happening and in the downloads page it says 0Gb out of 0Gb.

In steam I was updating a game and it reached 100 percent but nothing is happening and in the downloads page it says 0Gb out of 0Gb. How can I fix it?
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Set same steam launch options for all games?

I've found an incantation that gives me better FPS in all games (that I've tried so far): mesa_glthread=true R600_DEBUG=sbcl,hyperz,llvm,sisched,forcedma %command% What I'd like to do is set this as ...
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Why my dota 2 always update after switch the OS?

I have 2 OS on my laptop, windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. I use 1 steam library folder for that both OS. But my questions is why my dota 2 always update after switch the OS? The update size is always ...
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Can I obtain real money with Black Squad boxes?

I know about Counter Strike, and I don't know if Black Squad has the same system (drop random items with real money value in boxes). I took a look at the forums and it looks like this game has this ...
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Is it possible to override Family Share to continue playing?

My family friend shared Skyrim with me and I played for a while. Now, there is an issue and he cant allow me to access it anymore, so I'm wondering, since I already have it downloaded, can I somehow ...
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Can I play an Android game I own on Steam?

I recently obtained Lara Croft Go on Steam via my Humble Monthly subscription. I remembered this game runs on Android platforms. I happen to have the Steam application installed on my Android. Can I ...
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How to make Steam download game updates immediately?

My Steam client always waits for an hour+ to start downloading a game update: "Scheduled for 19:35". There is a button to force update though. Auto-updates are turned on for all games. How can I make ...
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What's this red bubble on my Steam client?

My Steam client suddenly started jumping in my application dock (macOS) and now it looks like this: I don't have any new comments/messages/gifts/items/comments. I can't see even if there's a number ...
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Is it no longer possible to gift via e-mail on Steam?

I know it was previously possible on Steam to buy a game / software as a gift and let Steam send the game code to someone's e-mail address. Now all I see is the ability to select one of my Steam ...
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how long does it take to family share request to come?

How long does it take to family share request to come ?I have shared it like a day ago and it doesn't come to me please help
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might and magic from g2a [closed]

If I'll buy the game from G2A, I think I'll only get the serial number, and not the actual game. So, where can I download the game after that? G2A seams a lot cheaper than Steam.
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How to buy Steam Keys on Steam? [closed]

Is there a method to buy game keys on Steam? I saw that a few games were onsale and thought that maybe I could buy them and resell them later. All the other methods I've seen are also outdated... Send ...
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Rearranging Inventory in Fallout Shelter

Is there a way to rearrange the items in your inventory in Fallout Shelter? For example, I would like to put all of my single-stat outfits at the beginning, then two-stat and three and so-on. I ...
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Can I purchase a Steam game but install it and play it on a computer without internet?

I have a simple laptop connected to the internet with a simple graphic card, good for browsing the internet and writing emails. The graphics card is too basic and the GPU overheats when playing ...
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Tracking Clicks in Office Space: Idle Profits on Steam

In playing Office Space: Idle Profits one of the achievements available is Auto Tapper, which requires clicking 1,000,000 times. I read a Steam forum conversation that discussed whether the clicks ...
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Steam Soundtracks for Games on Other Platforms

I love the soundtrack to "Ori and the Blind Forest". It shows up in my account as purchased DLC when I look at the game in my library, but I don't see it under the Library>Music tab.* My goal is to ...
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When the mobile authenticator requires logging in again? [closed]

I had to perform a factory reset on my phone and restored the Steam application from a backup (Android) as I've done successfully a couple of times, but now the app prompted me to log in again and I ...
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In-game notification about “game XYZ just releashed a new annoucement…” : how to read it in the SHIFT + TAB Overlay?

I received an in-game notification : "[game] just released a new announcement [announcement's title]. You can click Shift + Tab to read." How can I read this very announcement in the SHIFT + TAB ...
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Are there any measures against having someone logged to your account in a different country?

Me and my brother use the same steam account but recently he had to go to USA and now we are not sure what will happen if he uses the account there and it activates some sort of anti piracy mechanism ...
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How to allow play multiply games from one steam account? [closed]

My bro buy Pubg, and he gives this game for my account and now When I play CS:GO him is cant play Pubg :( Problem: One login = One Game. How to One login = Two other games?
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How do I download texture pack from Steam app?

I want to download the Final Fantasy 15 high resolution texture pack to my PC from the Steam App. When I go to the store page to select the texture pack, it doesn't give me the option to download it, ...
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Create own steam overlay [closed]

My end goal is to create a overlay to steam games similar in functionality to the discord steam overlay. I know this is a monstrous task so I am exploring all of my possibilities. The overlay built ...
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Does steam track network usage in megabytes per second or megabits?

When you download new content in Steam it will show you the current and historical network usage. Is this tracked in megabytes or megabits?
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Can you transfer game files on Mac to a PC?

So here is my situation: I downloaded "Slime Rancher" on Steam on a Mac computer. When I try to play it on my new PC, it is very, very slow. My suspicion is that it is because I downloaded a Mac ...
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Anyway to know number of all players for Steam games?

In Steam achievements it always gives: % of all players Is there anyway to know total number of players though?
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Steam keeps logging me out of the mobile application

I have an IOS 10.3.3 iPhone 5s, and my steam app keeps logging me off. I log back in but after a few minutes I get logged out again, and this is really irritating me. How do I fix this?
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Shift key stuck in steam overlay

I've got more or less the same problem as this guy: https://steamcommunity.com/discussions/forum/1/224446340336290335/ Just that Sticky keys isn't the solution. Summary: I couldn't sprint in Skyrim ...
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Do all players need to own Age of Mythology in Steam to play multiplayer online?

A friend of mine owns Age of Mythology through Steam. I don’t own it but I have a Steam account. Can I play Age of Mythology over the Internet with him since one of us owns it? Or do I need to ...
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Can I run a Steam app with a batch script?

I have had Steam for a while now and have figured out a lot of tricks and shortcuts for the program. There is still one thing I want to do, but can't figure out: I want to run a Steam app with a batch ...
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Show Non-Steam games as Steam games? [duplicate]

So I was wondering if I could show Non-Steam games as Steam games, such as if I buy GTA V on a DVD, install it, and add it to Steam. I would like it to show GTA V as a Steam game for screenshots and ...
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Will purchasing the 'Elite Dangerous: Horizons' DLC from Steam cause conflicts?

Background: So back when Elite Dangerous first came out, I purchased the main game from the Frontier store. Present Day: I now wish to purchase the Elite Dangerous: Horizons DLC from Steam. I have ...
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Is there a way to calculate how much Harddrive Space is needed for one's entire Steam Library? [duplicate]

With the PC build I am planning, I want to have a dedicated Hard drive for Steam. While I could just get the biggest Hard drive possible, I need to work out how much space I'll need at the very least ...
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Moving Steam to an external hard drive. Unplugged during transfer

I started to move my Steam account and my games to an external hard drive and it got unplugged during the transfer. Now the hard drive has a few of the start-up apps on it but I can still play my ...
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Steam library sharing question [duplicate]

If I have 3 steam accounts, a primary one - the one that has all the games; and 2 empty ones. If I share my library on the primary account to the other two, can both of the other accounts play at the ...
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Can you bypass the space requirement when manually restoring backup of Steam game?

Before anyone tries to flag this as a duplicate, know that I have already seen How can I move an installed game from one Steam library folder to another. This question is in relation to the top ...