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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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How can I fix TF2 segfaulting running on Linux?

I run Steam natively on Linux. I installed Team Fortress 2, and when I try to start it, I get the normal "Preparing to launch Team Fortress 2" dialog. Then the screen goes black for about 15 seconds. ...
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Data file too short - Arma II: OA

I just downloaded Arma 2 OA, and upon launch, it gave me the message that the data file anims.pbo was too short. I tried verifying the integrity of the files through steam, and it tells me 1 file was ...
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Bastion sound is static

When I start Bastion directly everything works fine, but when I launch the game through Steam, the sound comes out as static. Oddly enough when I switch to a VT with CTRLALTF3, and then switch back ...
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Steam logs in without being signed in

Frequently now, when I start Steam it auto logs in and take me to my Library. If I look to the bottom right corner, under VIEW FRIENDS LIST it says 0 Online. If I actually click this the Friends ...
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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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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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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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Is there any way to retrieve a steam CD key anywhere else than in the library screen?

DCS is the last thing I play that I haven't tried running on linux, if I manage to make it work, I'll finally be able to ditch Windows. For those who don't know, DCS is a flight simulator, which uses ...
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Steam: Change Store Game Hover from Image to Description

A recent update made it so that when you hover over a game in the Steam Store (not ones like the "Popular new releases" or "Upcoming"), instead of giving a description of the game, it'll give you ...
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HTC Vive having trouble with non-steam games

I've been able to run steam VR games just fine with my Vive. I have a couple non-steam, standalone games though that support VR natively (don't need something like vorpX). I've had substantial trouble ...
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'Unable to load manifest file' when running Portal 2

I recently deleted and reinstalled Steam and my games because they weren't working properly. I just finished installing Portal 2, hit play, and it showed an error message: Unable to load manifest ...
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Sid Meier's Pirates! Steam version crashes due to pure virtual function call?

I used to love Sid Meier's Pirates! and had a physical copy of the game I sadly misplaced. In a Steam sale a year or so ago, I bought a virtual copy, but have only recently gotten around to playing it....
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Why is Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2 failing to install?

I purchased Call Of Duty Modern Warfare 2 from local retail shop, the game is brand new and never used. I started installing it on my PC, after i inserted the DISC 1 it launched the steam service ...
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Is it possible to host Magicka in a LAN without steam?

I want to play Magicka in a LAN without steam, is it possible? I am hosting the game in one pc, but the other simply cannot see the game, or connect directly with the ip address. According to the ...
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Buying a game from steam store and using dlc code

Basically I bought Civilization V pack long ago so that pack didn't contain brave new world dlc. Now I got dlc code and when I try to activate dlc code it tells me to activate main game first eventho ...
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Can I still purchase after cart expired in Steam?

I have received this email from Steam support. There was an error with a recent Steam purchase. We've saved your cart (including discounts) for 72 hours so you can attempt your purchase again. ...
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Dark Souls - change xbox sticks to always run instead of walk to running?

When you slightly move the stick your character walks, when you move the stick all the way your character runs. Is there a way so that it always runs? My controller is dodgy in that moving the stick ...
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Robocraft and the Steam Overlay

So I have 95 hours of robocraft playtime. Ever since EAC appeared I have not been able to use the Shift+Tab Steam overlay. I have made a disscusion on the forums and noone seems to be having the ...
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How to get the 15/15 badges achievement for A.V.A?

Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A) has these end of the match badge rewards which give you more of a reward for contributing to the mission. However in all of my time playing I only seem to have ...
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How do I change the time zone Steam uses?

When I receive Steam messages, the shown time that the message was received is inaccurate. It's always 3 hours earlier than I actually received the message. For example, if someone sends me a message ...
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Move hours played back to where it was

In the new update, they moved "Hours played" and "Last played" stats to the right column in the Library Detail View. Is there a way I can move it back to where it was? To help illustrate, here is a ...
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Installing AVP 2010 without Steam

The initial install of AVP 2010 worked fine with Steam. After reinstalling the OS and downloading and installing Steam, I can't install AVP 2010 from disc again. I don't want to download the game ...
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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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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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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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Record game is Invalid bug in AoM:EE

I have the Age of Mythology: Extended Edition from Steam. I've downloaded some recorded games from RTS Sanctuary (link to the subforum, which is for AoM:EE replays only, technically). While some of ...
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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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Multi controller config problems in Windows 10 and in particular on Steam games?

I have 2 Mayflash F300 Arcade Fight Stick Joysticks and 2 Mayflash PS2 PS3 PC USB Universal Arcade Fighting Stick Joysticks. Usually these work relatively well for MAME and I can make them work ...
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XBOne controller driver issues. How to use Dolphin and Steam on the same driver

Recently I discovered that the current Xbox One controller drivers are bunk and you have to use much older drivers in order to get background window control. This is critical when doing link play with ...
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Remove old games from Steam panel entry

I had a couple of games on my old PC, and now switched to another one. Now, despite having only 4 games installed, the entry on the panel (aka Linux menu bar)(that thing with all games, the 5 major ...
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How to fix “key already in use” for Trackmania² Canyon?

I bought Trackmania² Canyon via Steam. I think I was able to play regularly for some time (maybe a year ago). I have then shared my Steam library with my son via the family library sharing and now ...
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Ubuntu - Steam downloads corrupted files and the game redownload. Never ending cycle

I'm trying to download Counter-Strike GO on my Ubuntu 16.04 system and by the end of game download, Steam says that there are corrupted files and if I click on the play button, it starts re-...
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How to use custom scenario civilizations as a playable Civilization?

Is there a way to "extract" a Civilization from Civilization 5 Brave New World custom scenario (not from a mod) and use it as a playable Civilization? It is okay if it involves the creation of a mod ...
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Fix Steam In-game Overlay on Mac OSX

For quite some time Steam has been showing a popup asking me to grant Steam accessibility privileges to enable the in-game overlay even though I already did this. I have tried reinstalling steam, ...
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SteamCMD and Family Sharing on dedicated server

I'm upgrading to a new server soon and would like to make this one a bit more secure than my last one. Since many of the game server binaries I want to install require the game to have been brought, ...
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What determines the leaderboard ranking order for Arrange mode?

Some months ago, I took a look at the Mushihimesama Steam leaderboard for Arrange mode. I noticed that the rank 2 player has a better score than the rank 1 player, as you can see at this screenshot: ...
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Trine 1 and 2 close right after launch

I bought Trine 1 and 2 on steam and when I opened it didn't work. The launcher with the graphics configurations, language and Mods opens normaly, but when I try to launch, the game close itself right ...
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Steam not downloading games

Hello I have a few games on Steam that I had downloaded, i downloaded space engineers yesterday, today I log on and need to update it. I try to update it but it get's to 98.0mb/2GB and it stops. If i ...
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How to play mutliplayer on Bloons TD battles?

Hello I have Bloons TD Battles on Steam and my brother has it on Windows phone. We both have our Facebook accounts connected to our devices. How can we play together? On the Steam version, I can't see ...
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PC - Sleeping Dogs: (Definitive Edition) Radio Fix

Hey guys I recently bought Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition on PC through Steam as it was on sale. I've played the normal edition when it was released and one of the good parts of the game was the ...
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Install Dedicated Server for CS:GO beta

In Steam, you can install the 'demo_viewer' beta for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, which is basically an old version of CS:GO from 2013. I tried to install a dedicated server through steamcmd by ...
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TF2, Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in x seconds

When i connect to any server, after 1-2 minutes i get notification at the right of the corner: "Warning: Connection Problem, Auto Disconnect in 25 seconds" and after 25 seconds it disconnects from ...
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How do I turn off the steam controller start and end sound?

I thought that this would be a pretty simple setting, but somehow I couldn't find it. When you turn the steam controller on, it plays a short sound. The same happens when you turn it off. I know where ...
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Is there a way to import Amazon-bought Genesis games into the Sega Genesis Classics Hub?

The "3D bedroom" interface was recently released on Steam for the Sega Genesis Classics game series. It works fine for the 3 Genesis games I got through Steam, but the 40+ titles I bought from Amazon ...
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Walking Dead Fullscreen Second Monitor

How would I go about moving TWD to my second monitor (TV)? What does not work: Win + Shift + Right/Left (It just makes the second monitor white and displays the game on the first one) A program that ...
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Age of Mythology: Extended Edition crashing on windows 10

I've had windows 10 since it's release, never ran into a problem with any game, I'd say every game has improved since. But for AoM:EE it runs for at least 30 minutes and then, when I click on a unit's ...
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Street Fighter V won't let me sign in

When I launch the game (steam), this message pops up: "Gameplay will continue in offline mode. You must log in again to the server to use network functions." I have had the game for 3 days, ...
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Is Warrior Kings on Steam/GOG.com the “Remastered Edition”?

No official info on Steam and GOG.com, that's why I'm asking. About "Remastered Edition".
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Portal 2 will not launch on windows 10, but the CD version will

I have portal 2 on a cd that I just found. At first, the CD was not working, so I bought it off of steam. After fiddling with the steam version for what feels like 5-6 hours, i have done the following:...