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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Steam download issues

I have had an issue with steam where it just does not download at my full speed all the time. when steam is using full speed it is at around 35MB/s but that is only for like the first 10 seconds of ...
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Garry's Mod 9 can't load single player

I have Garry's Mod 9 (the Half-Life 2 mod) installed. I can launch it from the Source SDK, but when I try to launch it from Steam and click the Single Player or Create Server buttons, no dialog ...
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Is there a way to hide that you own a game in the steam store?

I have game details on private in my profile, but when others look at a game I own in the steam storefront, they can still see if I own the game or have added it to my wish list. Is there a way to ...
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No Man's Sky and Steam Family Library…can we play at the same time?

My husband bought me No Man's Sky (NMS) for xmas. He saw how much I was enjoying it, and started playing it himself via the Steam Family Library (we share with each other). Every other game we have, ...
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'Problem reading game content' Destiny 2 error

I've downloaded Destiny 2 on an external hard drive to play on my laptop, but I'm not able to play the game. Before, normally, I even see my Guardian, the game crashes with the error 'Problem reading ...
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Find steam account associated with username in Paladins(Hirez) [duplicate]

So I met someone ingame, Paladins, and he was referring to me by my steam username, and as we were exchanging not so pleasant pleasantries I couldn't ask him. So, I guess it is possible to find steam ...
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Will Arma 3 work with Steam Play?

SO i really want to get arma 3, but i am using linux which is a problem. So i am going to purchase Arma 3, but firstly before i do i really would like to know. But i do highly doubt that it will, i ...
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Can I download Steam games to an external HDD from a city library or other public PC?

I grew up in urban areas so I am used to having ready-access to a decent internet connection. However, due to my work/career, in the future I will likely be living in places with little to no internet ...
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Errors when trying to install CS:GO via Steam

Recently i'm getting errors such as "Invalid Instalation Path" or "Disk Write Error" when i try to install CS:GO using steam. I've tried formatting my pc, re-installing steam, open ...
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DS4 - BlueTooth will not work natively on Win10, but will work with Steam/DS4Windows

I have 2 DS4 controllers I use regularly for PC gaming on Windows 10. #1 works flawlessly on both wired USB and wireless BlueTooth connections. #2 works flawless ONLY when wired by USB. BlueTooth has ...
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Who counts as a “player”, for Steam achievement percentages?

For each Steam achievement, the platform gives statistics along the lines of "23.6% of players have this achievement". Who counts as a "player" for this calculation? (To put it ...
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Is there a way to tell before checkout if there is “regional price differences”?

I have a friend on Steam who i get gifts for but because they are in the UK and i'm in Australia alot of the time i get the following error when i try to gift them an item Due to regional price ...
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Steam: share games within family. Library locked? [duplicate]

I have bought a couple of games on steam for my kids. Everything worked great until I bought another computer for them. So now I have 2 computers for them to use. I thought that login om same account ...
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Steam Game Removal on Different Drives

If I am trying to uninstall Steam and it is in my C: drive while some of my other games are installed onto my F: drive, will it remove those games on the F: and C: drive or just on the C: drive?
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Raft and objects are white

I just installed Raft, and all the objects in the game appear white. Specs: Acer Nitro 5 Ubuntu 20.10 graphics card: NVIDIA GeFORCE 1650 driver: nvidia-driver-455 PROTON_USE_WINED3D=1 %command% ...
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Cannot Purchase Games As GIfts With Steam Wallet Funds After Getting A Refund

Recently I tried to purchase a steam gift for my friends using a $50 wallet fund my father gave me for Christmas. Unfortunately, every time I attempt to make such a purchase with wallet funds, I am ...
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Star conflict (PC Linux platform)

I just downloaded it through steam, and when I entered the game instead of all beautiful space objects and ships it just show black screen. I don't know what happened, may be I am making some silly ...
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Disable Uplay overlay on Steam

I am trying to play Assassin's creed Odyssey on Ubuntu 18 with Proton 5.13-4 on Steam. The game is running but a balloon asking to shift+f2 to open Uplay is constantly on the top right corner of the ...
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Can I download updates from another computer and then transfer it?

Call of Duty Modern Warfare is very big game and it is getting new updates. The last one was 25 GB and in my home internet is very bad. I must take my PC to work then install update. Can I install ...
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How to make text size bigger in Steam on Crostini?

I'm using Steam on Chrome OS (Crostini). The text is tiny. How can I make the text bigger?
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Where can I read a list of Steam Play supported titles?

I'm using Steam on Linux. Settings shows an option 'Enable Steam Play for supported titles'. Where can I read a list of these games? I found https://www.protondb.com/ which has compatibility ...
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How do I find my Geometry Dash song files on PC through Steam file browsing?

I can't find the song file location. I tried looking through Steam>GeometryDash>Propreties>Browselocalfiles. I want to replace my Songs with non-Newgrounds songs, but I can't find the song ...
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Can I play Cyberpunk Steam Edition on two devices with the same savegame?

I wonder if Cyberpunk (resp. Steam) automatically saves my savegame in the cloud and if that is the case I can continue the game on another computer with very different Hardware (AMD GPU vs. NVIDIA ...
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Quickly browse your Steam games through webpage

Is there an easy way to quickly access all my games when visiting Steam through their webpage? Without Steam client actually being installed on particular machine. Just the web browser and me? Let's ...
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Steam says during game update “not enough free disk space” even though there is clearly enough space

$ df -h | grep -Ei '(/|games|on|tmp)$' Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/dm-0 220G 178G 31G 86% / tmpfs 16G 25M 16G 1% /tmp /dev/...
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What happens when an update to a steam game comes out while Im downloading this game?

Let's say I'm downloading a game over night and in the middle of a night, during downloading, new update to this game comes out. What happens ? Does my download stop ? Does it download but later I ...
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How can I determine steam maximum download speed?

My ISP provider released a data plan of 1GB, which roughly translates as a download speed of 100mb/s. As an early adpoter of this ISP, I had too many good experiences with them to trust that they ...
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Can I use the Steam Windows app in two laptops with same Steam and Windows account? [duplicate]

I have two laptops- and I want to install Steam in both of them and use the same account in both. Both the laptops have Windows 10, with the same Windows account. Can I do so? Also, what if I have a ...
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How can I buy an activation key for a game to activate on Steam?

I would like to buy a game to send it as gift to a friend. This is a Secret Santa though. It should be anonymous. I would like to buy legally a key on steam or any other official seller. Print this ...
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Proton 5.21-GE-1 doesn't work suddenly

Proton 5.21GE-1 doesn't work suddenly, so i launched steam on terminal to see what's happening. this is the log i got https://pastebin.com/gpebk8rW Launching proton manually on terminal works, at ...
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Steam remote play poor quality on linux as a client

I get very poor video quality (pixelated) when playing games from my laptop via steam remote play on ubuntu 20.10. When I use the same laptop, with the same settings on win10 - the quality is ...
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did the Garfield Kart 2013 online mode ever leave Beta?

I have seen posts about garfield kart 2013 (not furious racing) having a steam online beta mode. Did it ever leave beta. Also, does it support LAN multiplayer? thnx =)
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CSGO suddenly cant join any servers

I cannot join any CSGO official servers since monday. I can join any unofficial servers. I can go surfing and play on faceit but cant warm up in deathmatch or arms race. I get this error code No ping ...
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How can I restore my Baldur's Gate 2 EE save games from Steam cloud save?

According to this answer and given the information shown here, my Baldur's Gate 2 save games should be on Steam cloud. However, the game doesn't show them... how can I access my Steam cloud saves?
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If we do not have gamepad with autofire, can we have autofire anyway while playing games in steam?

I used to play games like street fighter iv. Using autofire make it easy for me to perform some moves, like Zangief piledrive or shoryuken. That's because the actual time to press doesn't have to be ...
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Transferring save files for Stardew Valley to a new computer

I have a Steam account I have used for many years on a desktop gaming computer. My wife started playing Stardew Valley on my account and she's hooked, so now I want to set her up with her own Steam ...
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How do Steam Trading cards and the trade system work?

I recently bought Terraria and have been receiving these "Steam Trading cards" while playing. I don't have any knowledge on them but I enjoy collecting items, so I'm intrigued; What are they,...
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I am having trouble setting up a terraria multiplayer sever can some please help? I am using PC btw (steam) [duplicate]

Does my friend and I need to download something such as Radmin VPN or is there an easier way without downloading anything? Also when my friend tries to connect via steam it just keeps on loading and ...
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What to do about Steam window/taskbar icon not showing up after a reboot?

Whenever I restart my computer, about 90% of the time, Steam "launches" but doesn't show up. In other words, Steam exists under "Task Manager --> Processes", but the window ...
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Can player on different platforms play Bloons TD 6 in a co-op?

Say, can a user who purchased Bloons TD 6 on Steam for macOS play in a co-op with another user who purchased Bloons TD 6 on iOS? Or do all users need to be on the same platform (say all on Steam, or ...
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Why was there a temporary 8% spike in the total price of the Steam store during April 13-16, 2019? [closed]

According to this website (which has been cited on Kotaku and elsewhere), there was an 8% spike in the total price of the Steam store during April 13-16, 2019: [ { "original": "...
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How can I get a list of the 21 Steam games that are not available on Windows?

(In this post I use the word "game" to mean anything in the Steam store, even it's not a game per se.) Earlier today I was curious what percentage of Steam games are not available on Windows,...
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Rocket League offline or single player

My 6yo son wants to play Rocket League, but my 16yo doesn't want him to mess with his online ranking or whatever it's called. It appears the current release of Rocket League doesn't have offline or ...
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How do I bring my jackbox games on a trip Without bringing my home PC?

In November, I'm taking a trip to my in-laws, and they recently got interested in Jackbox games. They are almost certainly going to be interested in playing more of it when we take a trip there. I ...
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My Cities: Skylines cities are all gone!

Every time Steam updates, when I click on the desktop shortcut to open the game, Steam opens a box asking if I would like to install Cities: Skylines. I have not found any way around this. This means ...
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Friend's games counts to steam achievements percentage?

I want to know if shared games with friends (or family like steam names it) counts to statistics on profile like average %
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Is Warframe slowing down my laptop?

Recently I downloaded Warframe. Since then I noticed my computer was doing poorly at multitasking. For example, downloading a WoT update and opening Armor Games in the Chrome Browser. I think Warframe ...
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Is there a way to download the Steam app's Update News art?

When you open up the Steam app, for the first time in a day, or go to View > Update News, Steam gives news about sales are on, like this one for La-Mulana 2. The images used seem to be variants of ...
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Can I sign into two Steam accounts on the same PC?

I have two Steam accounts with a variety of games. One was when I was younger that I lost access to and recently got back and the other is one I've used until now. Potentially, is there anyway to ...
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Trade still need 15 day hold even though steam guard is activated

I trade with my friend and get 15 day hold because my steam mobile authenticator is not activated, then after i activate its still 15 days hold i dont know why its not updated to 6/7 day

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