Forum discussion tagged with Steam.
  1. Computer_Builder3

    Question Playing a shared game online with the sharer of the game

    Wondering if theres a way on steam to bypass the 5 minutes logout timer for shared steam games so me and my brother can play Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 together which requires you to be connected to online services
  2. Kezsora

    Question Steam requires me to run as Admin, how to change?

    Steam won't allow me to download any games to my HDD and won't automatically start Wallpaper Engine without exiting Steam and then running via Admin which is a bit annoying. Is there any way I can make it so Steam always runs as Admin?
  3. N

    Question Logitech G27 Racing wheel not working on steam

    Hey all, I have a Logitech G27 racing wheel this wheel is fully installed and calibrated and works in Forza Horizon 4 and Need for Speed how ever steam out right does not recognise it I've tried everything from checking generic controller support ticking and un ticking all controller support...
  4. Camfred30

    Question Steam Game Files are Empty?

    so i tried opening pubg today to play it and it said it wasnt installed, so i was like this is odd. i have had this problem before but not like this. normally when i clicked install it would recognise that the game was already installed and just verify the game files again. but this time when i...
  5. M

    Question TP-links and Epic Games Launcher throttle entire network download speed - why? how fix?

    Hi hive mind, I’d like help getting to the bottom of a networking issues I have. My download speed is about 30Mb/s. The setup is: PC – tplink (via ethernet or wireless) – router – internet. If I download via a wireless or wired connection via a tp-link (Av600) via Epic games launcher or...
  6. L

    Question Games keep crashing HELP!

    I've tried and tried but for some reason my Steam games keep crashing. I have updated my drivers, checked, double-checked and triple checked that the connections going to my motherboard are secure. I have updated windows, updated my GPU drivers MULTIPLE times, re-installed Windows, checked the...
  7. E

    [SOLVED] Downloading through Powerline Adaptor causes Router to disconnect from Internet

    Hi all, Recently purchased a Netgear Powerline 1000 adaptor, and it causes the router to disconnect from the Internet in specific situations (troubleshooting gives me the error "default gateway unavailable"). So far, it only happens when I try to do a multi-threaded downloads; e.g. a...
  8. M

    Question Push to talk causes stutter in Steam games

    Hi, The following is how Steam is working for me which is incorrect. Unlike with other game platforms where the games use the mic, in Steam games it's the Steam Client that uses the mic and not the games themselves. And unlike with the other platforms, where the games constantly use the mic...
  9. henterpriser

    Discussion CS:GO Needs your help!

    Have you played the famous breathtaking round based shooter game? I'm talking about CS:GO the record breaking first person shooter in Esports. Our baby CS:GO is currently having a bad time experiencing with hackers :cautious: The players are leaving it because Hackers are everywhere! From the...
  10. Question Steam Download Speeds Faster on Linux than Windows - Why?

    So I recently swapped over to Linux on my main gaming machine and I noticed something peculiar.... Steam downloads significantly faster (actually caps out my gigabit speeds in most cases) on Linux than on Windows. For reference, I typically have burst speeds of about 55MB/s on Windows and then...
  11. HeadLord

    Question Dual Booting (Does files works on both operating systems i got ?)

    Hello Guys, now i have windows 7 installed on my PC and I was thinking about dual booting windows 7 and windows 10 but my question here that I got about 200GBs+ games installed (on steam) so I wanted to ask is it possible that they work on windows 10 ? while I installed them on windows 7...
  12. C

    Question DS4 Windows makes my ps4 controller seen as xbox controller

    ok so i know that you do not have to use ds4 windows when playing a steam game with a ps4 controller because steam has playstation config but ds4 windows is the only way to get my controller to work with steam. Because when trying to connect the controller to steam and using playstation config...
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    Question Modding GameMaker Pro titles? (Ultimate Racing 2D, specifically)

    I just got a pretty fun simple game (Ultimate Racing 2D) from Steam and have some simple tweaks I want to make to it. Car color changes, AI driver names, etc. Nothing too complicated. The problem I'm finding is that I can't properly open, let alone edit, the data files. Primarily ""...
  14. B

    Question [Crashes\Loop] looping audio frozen screen crash on games [win 10, i7 6700 gtx 1060]

    Specs: ASUS Z170-E - Up to date BIOS version 3801 Intel i7 6700 3.4Ghz 8-core - Coolermaster Hyper EVO 212 air cooler MSI Geforce GTX 1060 6gb - Up to date driver ver. 445.75 16GB RAM 2133MHz (2 8gb DIMMS in slot A2 & B2 on mobo) Samsung 850 EVO in m.2 250GB capacity WD Caviar Black 2TB 7200RPM...
  15. Armel_08

    [SOLVED] Can Steam games work on an external drive?

    Hello there, sorry if this is a nooby question, but I want to see if it's possible to install some games on Steam on an external drive since I don't want them eating space on my main disk? And if so, would it be possible to play them on other computers with steam logged on to the same account...
  16. 1Poseidon3

    [SOLVED] Rainbow Six Siege (and other various programs) just randomly crashing

    So before today, everything was running perfectly other than I was getting some pagefile BSoDs here and there. My friend recommended I turn off pagefile settings to prevent that BSoD from happening so I did that and I haven't had any problems until today when every time I try to load into a game...
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    Hello, I recently built my own PC with pretty high end parts. I can run Call of Duty Modern Warfare at Ultra and High graphics no problem. However, whenever I try to play a game on Steam, the game will have intermittent freezing. I have tried everything I've seen on multiple different forums...
  18. Spirals

    Question Help! Im unable to log into steam.. lost my steam guard auth

    Alright, i broke my phone, i lost steam auth guard, i changed my number so i cant do anything at this point... i know that steam gave me recovery codes, i didn't really expect my phone to break..
  19. Alt F4


    Steam Is Saying I Dont Have Siege Installed But When I Go Into My Files On My PC It Just Straight Up Crashes. I Was Playing Fine Earlier And Then me And My Friend Decided To Reset Our PC And Do Some Overclocking. And I Overclocked My GPU And Launched GTA And It Crashed. So It Was A Classic...
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    Question My comcomuter spontaneously freezes in csgo so i havr to hard reset

    My computer is by no means a bad one. I have a ryzen 2600, 16gb of ram, and a 960 which is the only thing that is dated. Ill be playing then it freezes in the middle of the game. No audio either after that. I run the game well over 100 fps. Ive been comp banned twice because of this. It takes...