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Is there any way to have privacy on Steam?

Most importantly: set your online status, in the Friends & Chat menu, to Invisible or, even better, to Offline. This can also be done quickly by clicking 'Friends' in the top menu: Not only will ...
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How to stop Steam trying to read from a non-existent drive?

Uninstall/Reinstall the game I initially assumed this would fail, given that Steam was referencing the (non-existent) I: drive, but it uninstalled instantly. Upon reinstalling, Steam asked which drive ...
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Is there any way to have privacy on Steam?

The ultimate answer for starting over: Make a new account and share your library with yourself. I'll explain more below, but consider the following: sending me harassing messages As pointed out in ...
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Can I skip the launcher when launching Baldur's Gate 3 from Steam?

To skip the launcher in Baldur's Gate 3: Right-click the game in the Steam game list and choose "Properties..." Add the following in the "Launch Options" option in the "...
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Meaning of gold border around Steam achievement

If the achievement has below 10.0% global completion, it will glow gold. Looks like this was added sometime around September 2019. Example source: https://www.pcgamesn.com/steam/gold-achievements I ...
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Is it possible to see what of my content received awards?

In Steam, go to Points Shop: In the left-hand menu, click on 'My Points History': Alternatively, when logged in to Steam on your browser, you can go to https://store.steampowered.com/pointssummary/. ...
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Meaning of gold border around Steam achievement

It means it's a rare achievement (<10% attainment rate) Source
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Is it possible to update games on Steam remotely?

You could use Steam Link for that purpose. There's a mobile app version which allows you to remotely play the games installed on your computer from your phone, but I found out it could also be used as ...
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How to update Baldur's Gate 3 to the latest patch

It's not out yet on Mac We know Mac players will be keen to get hands-on with the latest fixes and improvements, but we’ll have to ask that you sit tight for a little longer while we continue to work ...
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Is it possible to update games on Steam remotely?

Game updates can be downloaded through the steam website or mobile app(Android, iOS) provided you are logged in and that your PC is turned on. To do this: Navigate to the "Library" section ...
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What is happening when Steam downloads a little but modifies a lot?

The following is based on a combination of a SteamDB Blog entry partly about Steam's download system and the beginning of the official Steamworks documentation of SteamPipe (Steam's content delivery ...
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Ghost Recon Wildlands - stuck on "Money Truck" mission

I finally cracked it! The screenshot below is from the second half of the mission, after you have hijacked the truck and are driving towards the compound... Approaching from the north-west corner of ...
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Does Euro Truck Simulator 2 have multiplayer?

Yes, Euro Truck Simulator 2 now has official multiplayer support. Read more at https://www.pcgamesn.com/euro-truck-simulator-2/141-convoy-multiplayer
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Which visual novels are represented by the animated avatars in the 2023 Steam Visual Novel Fest?

Those 2023 Steam Visual Novel Fest avatars aren’t actually pulled from any existing games. They’re original creations, made to look like characters one would see in a visual novel. As pinckerman ...
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Where is the completed scenario data stored for RollerCoaster Tycoon: Deluxe?

After some more digging, I found a Web Archive post for an old website called RCT Station. The post confirms that CSS0.DAT is the file where scenario progress is stored, as long as you have the Loopy ...
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Where is the completed scenario data stored for RollerCoaster Tycoon: Deluxe?

According to Gymnasiast90 on Reddit, scenario progress is stored in the data folder as CSS0.DAT or scores.dat.
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What do Steam OS "minimum system requirements" guarantee in terms of playability?

The minimum system requirements is literally the specifications that your computer must meet in order to run a specific game in the lowest configuration. But, where do these specifications come from? ...
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Search Steam Store by full audio language

While this is still not possible in the Steam Store, there are two other methods: Through Steam.DB, you can (nowadays) filter by full audio language. Go to steamdb.info/instantsearch. On the right ...
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How to view your Steam Year in Review from your profile?

You can edit your profile and change your showcases which should include your "Steam Year in Review" as a showcase and include your previous years: After doing that, you can click on the ...
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Run a Steam game without steam?

Different for each software you can get through Steam and similar platforms. If you bought Displayfusion on steam you need to firstly install steam, log in, install the application through Steam and ...
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Is there a way to dismiss my PC's lockscreen when connecting via Steam Remote Play?

There is no way (I know) to enable steam to disable the lockscreen. Edit A comment clarified that the question resolves around the time based lockscreen. Open Settings / System / Power & Sleep ...
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Does Euro Truck Simulator 2 have multiplayer?

The question mentions not needing to add a multiplayer mod, but I'm documenting this here for completeness' sake. Additional to the official Convoy feature that is available in Euro Truck Simulator 2 (...
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How can I force Steam to run a post installation script again?

From Steamworks Docs about Common Redistributables (e.g. DirectX, VC++, other common DLLs): ... can also force Steam to reinstall common redistributables by deleting the following registry key: 32-...
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How to make Proton work correctly on Debian?

I recently ran into this problem on MX-Linux, which is Debian based. If it's still relevant, I solved the problem by doing the following: Running sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386 Installing Steam ...
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Is it possible to entirely disable updates for a game on Steam?

Yes - several methods with different caveats but not if you want to keep using it through steam the same way as usual. And I guess Steam's "workshop" would make things even more difficult. I ...
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Cross region steam gifting?

Yes, but only if the price difference is less than 10%. This was changed last year due to people abusing the then pricing of games in Turkey and Argentina. If this is not an option, you would need to ...
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Where's the save file stored in Linux / Ubuntu?

Thanks to @l3l_aze for their comment: Did you read the info in the Notes on PCGW? Don't have the game to test, but this seems relevant. Following the link gives: Games with Steam Cloud support may ...
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Is it possible to move Steamwork Common Redistributables to external library?

Of course. This will only work if both require the same installers that support the same platform and bitness though, e.g. Windows 64-bit. They are in Your Steam Library/steamapps/common/Steamworks\ ...
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Does opening "Steam-Family-Shared" Rockstar games link my Steam to the owner's Social Club account, or can I link my own if I buy the game myself?

Games on Steam that are use the Rockstar Games Launcher work in a special way, where the Steam account is linked to a Rockstar Games account, and only said Social Club account is allowed to play the ...
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Get Steam to realize I have games already installed

Ubuntu linux snap Copy the game directory to /home/<yourusername>/snap/steam/common/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common For example: ~/snap/steam/common/.local/share/Steam/steamapps/common $ ll ...
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