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Topic # 87774 6-Aug-2011 19:01 Send private message

Having trouble with Steam, and the website support hasn't given me much help.

Tried to open Steam today, it updated - and finished the update as far as I know.

But when it tries to connect, it will say its connecting to my account but doesn't do anything else.

And then it will say Steam (Not Responding) in the bar.   

I have double checked my firewall, and have re-allowed permissions for steam.

So... I have no idea what to do, everything is the same as it was last time I used it - except the update, but I checked and the update was for things relating to a bug in a game Steam sells.

Any advice?? :P 

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  Reply # 502830 6-Aug-2011 20:27 Send private message

Try this. Had similar issues and it worked for me...

https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=7241-EYON-2343




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  Reply # 502859 6-Aug-2011 23:33 Send private message

Cloudmelon ..you might want to remove your affiliate link to mightyape from your footer...

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  Reply # 502876 7-Aug-2011 05:28 Send private message

Cloudmelon, try just letting Steam sit around for an hour. It's probably trying to update itself, but it tends to do a poor job of letting you know (freezing, unresponsive if you touch it, etc). But it should come right.




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  Reply # 503097 7-Aug-2011 20:34 Send private message

OK, so I let it sit for a while, and it sorted itself out, unsure why this happened...

Thanks for the advice guys :) 

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