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Steam is a platform for games where users can buy and play multiplayer games.

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Downloading games in steam for Linux through an internet with authenticated proxy [on hold]

In Windows, I login steam through my mobile phone hotspot after logging in I switch to my college WiFi and turn on proxifier to download games. I want to do the same on Linux but proxifier is not ...
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Steam Proton set Windows compatibility mode

Is it possible to set the Windows compatibility mode in Steam Proton for games like you can do in the Properties window in Windows for an executable? This could be a fix for a game that I'm trying to ...
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Access denied issues on C:\Program Files (x86) folder on fresh Windows 10 install [closed]

I recently updated my system from Window 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro (clean install) and have been having issues with a couple of applications that are in the C:\Program Files (x86) folder, which I ...
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Is the RX 550 (laptop!) able to play any games? [closed]

I have a lenovo E580 with an i7-8550U, 16GB of DDR4 and an RX550 2GB. I was wondering - can i play any games using my RX550? Would it be better to just use the intergrated graphics and run OBS ...
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Steam Friends/Chat panel pop-out off screen and cannot be retrieved

Windows 10. Can anybody advise of a registry fix to show my Steam "Friends" panel which is off screen and has been for 3 weeks now with no way of getting it back on screen. Have uninstalled and ...
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What is this error that pops up when trying to run Steam, and how do I fix it?

This error message keeps on appearing when I try to run steam.exe. I dont believe that I did anything to my computer before I started getting these errors. I am running windows 10.Below is a screen ...
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Gamepad integration bridge between steam-launcher and dolphin-emulator on linux

I've been given the task of creating a game console replacement using a PC. One of the things people who use game consoles expect of them is, you can do everything you need to do using a controller. ...
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How could I add a launch option to a URL (Steam, Shortcuts)

I want to do this because my computer is horrible and would like to launch CS:GO in my .BAT script which improves framerate. How could I do this? (not all launch options included due to clutter I ...
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How do i make a folder like C:/“folder name” go to D:/“folder name” without changing the location. (Linking)

I had a folder at C:\Steam\steamapps\common\ that was located on to D:\Steam\steamapps\common. So steam would download files in the C drive but the games would get installed on D. I fixed this ...
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Disable gamepad device while using Steam remapping functionality

I have 2 Xbox One S Gamepads that I'm trying to get to work with a game via Bluetooth on my Manjaro system (kernel 4.19.8). I'm now using xpadneo (which automatically disable ertm at boot time and ...
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How do I make Windows Steam work properly using WineBottler on macOS v10.13.6 (17G3025)

I've just installed the latest WineBottler v2.0 from https://winebottler.kronenberg.org/downloads I clicked on the supplied Steam install button, and ended up with a new application in my application ...
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Give my friend my steam game? [closed]

I recently bought Metro 2033 from Steam, and my friend wants to play it. Is there any way to share my game with my friend without buying it again? Can I just copy my game folder in C:\Program Files (...
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Lock a game folder, without denying steam access

My friend owns GTA 5, And we both love to play online, but he loves to play with mods and is scared he might get himself-banned (again), So he asked me to lock the folder, but if I do, steam doesn't ...
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How to remove an application from OS X Launchpad when it has no X, does not appear in the applications folder, and refuses to go into the trash?

I wish to remove this application from Launchpad - and preferably Spotlight as well. Screenshots are linked at the bottom of the post. I have an application (a game) called The Bridge that I ...
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A boojums sharks ultimate tf2 installer encrypted a file

Hello I am a new modder and I followed a tutorial on how to mod tf2 and Bitdefender had stopped the installer from encrypting a file called "gameconfig" and it decrypted it, but is this normal and is ...
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How to find out what's preventing the Steam's new VoIP from connecting

As you might already know Steam has updated their whole chat design and system, but there is a problem with it. I can't connect to it, whenever I try to connect it stays at "connecting..." forever. ...
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Steam DISK WRITE ERROR, nothing else reports errors

I am encountering an extremely odd error with Steam. When trying to install the game Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut it reports a DISK WRITE ERROR 1.1 GB in, which is odd because NOTHING else will ...
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Block a specific program from accessing a device

Because of a long not-fixed bug in Steam with Linux, I want to block a specific program (Steam) from having any access whatsoever to a specific device (Sony DualShock 4 controller). I tried setting ...
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Civ 5 crashes on startup

I have a fresh install of civilization 5 in steam but when I start it, I get a black screen then an instant crash. I'm seeing this error in terminal: ERROR: ld.so: object '/home/myuser/.local/share/...
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How safe are steam games running on Windows 10

My son has a child's account on my Windows 10 x64 machine. I've been letting him install pretty much anything he wants from the Windows store, since with him running under a child's account I think ...
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Internet drops whenever I play a steam game

I'm having this weird issue on my new Laptop. Whenever I play a Steam game that's connected to the internet (e.g. Rocket League or Slay The Spire with Twitch Integration enabled) my internet seems to ...
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Could this well known software be a spyware?

Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services. This ...
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Steam doesn't work over tethered wifi, how do i solve this?

So i tried to use my android phone that is connected to a wifi, and used a wifi sharing app called (Netshare), to tether the internet to my mac(wirelessly). The internet worked, the browser works and ...
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Cannot Block Steampowered with Firewall Settings

I am aware that there is already a similar question but that is more than 7 years old, am I am using Windows 10 now. My intention was to block any communication of Steam and Steam Web Helper via ...
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Steam Big Picture Mode Inverting the white spots with black

I really don't know how to fix the problem, that's why i'm asking the community here for help, I tried the Steam Community but no one responded, so i'm asking the question here: This is my problem: ...
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Uninstalling Steam when uninstall.exe is missing

When installing Steam I changed the installation directory to one on an external drive (bad idea, I know). Now that I want to uninstall it I thought I would simply use Programs and Features as usual, ...
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Autohotkey to search images

I'm learning how to use autohotkey and I wanted to create a script which open a game from steam and joins automatically to a specific server. My code so far is: F1:: Run, steam://rungameid/346110 ...
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Sound not playing out of headphones for specific steam games only

I have Razer Man O' War headphones that work fine for literally everything except a select few steam games (e.g. Hollow Knight, Cuphead, Getting Over It, Ori and the Blind Forest). I can listen to ...
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Error running steam in Virtualbox debian guest: “libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast”

I have a Debian Sid guest running in Virtualbox (on a Debian host), where I installed the steam package from the non-free repository. When I try to run steam, I get the following errors: libGL ...
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On two Windows 10 laptops and one Android 7.1.1 phone, with the same wifi, all with Firefox, getting different levels of access to sites

On two Windows 10 laptops (A and B) and one Android 7.1.1 phone, with the same wifi, getting different levels of access to sites. And this is sudden. I can only access this site with A now, but ...
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Trying to run 64-bit steam game through wine (mac)

I'm incredibly new to Wine so if the answer to this is incredibly obvious, well thanks anyway. So I installed Wine 3.0, and then I installed the Windows Steam client by double clicking the installer. ...
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Multiarch on Debian 9 breaks my system

I have a fresh, brand new installation of Debian 9. After installation was completed, I installed the NVIDIA proprietary driver and everything worked fine. The problem started when I tried to ...
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Did it install anything?

i was on steam today and somebody sent me a friend request so i accepted it 1 hour later the guy (bot) wanted to trade with me he sent me a link I didn’t read the link so I clicked on it I thought the ...
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How to cut off Steam from the internet in windows?

I want to disable internet connection for Steam in Windows 7. How can I do this? (Steam offline mode is not an option for me) After change firewall rules, Steam is automatically adding his own ...
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Standard Users able to install games without Administrator

I've setup some permissions through Group Policy (Windows Professional). One of these are restricting access to all the drives. These computers are for gaming, thus they can use steam, Battle.net and ...
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Disable windows dpi scaling through command line parameters?

I'm trying to run the original quake through steam, but I need to disable window scaling. There are like 5 executable, and I'm too lazy to do it manually. How would I disable scaling by passing ...
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Seg fault when launching Civ 6 in Steam, Ubuntu 16.04.3

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04.3 (64-bit) and Steam. When trying to launch Civilization 6 I'm getting the following error: GameAction [AppID 289070, ActionID 1] : LaunchApp changed task to ...
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Steam In home steaming not working on Chrome OS (via crouton)

I installed Debian stretch via crouton, and after navigating through "locales" problems, mounting problems, and video problems, I managed to get it to work very well on my Asus C202. However all ...
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How to add a virtual primary monitor in Windows 10?

So I have this problem: my PC running latest Windows 10 doesn't have a monitor, and it causes some GPU-accelerated applications and games to give blank or whitescreen output. The cause is well-known: ...
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How can I connect my Steam Link directly to my Windows PC?

I recently bought a Steam Link to play my PC games on TV, but playing over WiFi hasn't been a great experience, with random hiccups, delays and dropped frames. I had read in on Steam discussions that ...
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Cannot delete Steam, path leads to wrong disk

So I am trying to delete Steam. When I do so I get the error: Windows cannot find 'C:\program Files (x86)\Steam\uninstall.exe'. Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. The ...
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Is it possible to set up a VPN between two routers in the same house with different external IP addresses?

I recently moved so South Korea. My house has ethernet jacks in each room, but each jack pulls a dedicated external IP address from the ISP -- for instance, I don't need any routers in order to access ...
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Steam wants to download games every time

Yesterday my Internet connection died suddenly (ISP issues) and was disconnected in the middle of a Dota 2 match, I quickly reconnected with my mobile data and finished the match, however, every 3 ...
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Installing Steam on ElementaryOS

I'm trying to install Steam on ElementaryOS. I used the App Center to install it but i got errors : desktop:~$ steam Running Steam on elementary 0.4.1 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Steam and Steam games aren't launching on Arch Linux

Steam has been working on Arch since I installed it a few months ago but now when I try to open it I get the error "ILocalize::Add File() failed to load file "public/steambootstrapper_english.txt". ...
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How to run a program (steam) installed by another user?

I'm really new to Linux. I'm currently running an Ubuntu version and I would like to run a program that was installed by root as a non root user. Or how do I install a program for all users? Thank ...
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I cannot connect to Steam; `-tcp` option partially helps

Since last night I have not been able to connect to Steam with my main account, I would just get a screen that says Unable to connect to Steam unless I add -tcp to the shortcut, then I can at ...
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Specific executable name results in delayed execution

This issue has been going on for a while now and has started approx. 2 months ago. I am a user of the Steam gaming platform, the client of which I use on my Windows 7 Workstation comes with a ...
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Team Fortress 2 randomly crashes on Windows 10

While playing Team Fortress 2 on my Windows 10 laptop, it happens that the game randomly crashes without any message. This problem never occurred until it showed up some months ago and now it happens ...
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Make imported steam folder work with new win10

my old pc had win7 and I had a Steam folder with my games inside. I moved the disk drive to the new pc with win10, but now the steam folder is read-only. If I uncheck the atribute, a progress bar ...