Can't launch steam

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by owly-oop, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. owly-oop

    aa owly-oop im birb

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    Each time I try to launch it, it just doesn't respond and freezes up everything on my computer including steam. Whenever it stops it just closes, and I don't see the steam.exe process in the task manager.

    I don't know what to do
     
  2. Exist

    Exist L6: Sharp Member

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    Reinstall?
     
  3. Fr0Z3nR

    aa Fr0Z3nR Creator of blackholes & memes. Destroyer of forums

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    Either reinstall, but first send in a ticket.... I had this issue, i just restarted my laptop and it worked :/
     
  4. owly-oop

    aa owly-oop im birb

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    Just tried reinstalling and it still does the same thing.

    I already sent in a ticket but those take a long time

    Reinstalling seemed to create a second steam folder, that one worked but has none of my games and everything else
     
    Last edited: Jun 30, 2011
  5. Dark

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    try deleting your client.blob file
     
  6. Leminnes

    aa Leminnes

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    This is like the "Have you turned it off and on again?" of the Steam Troubleshooting Forums.
     
  7. Exist

    Exist L6: Sharp Member

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    You can drag your steamapps folder over into the new steam folder. That's what I did when I moved my steam install to USB.
     
  8. WastedMeerkat

    WastedMeerkat L3: Member

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    Yeah if you move your steamapps folder and your steam.exe to a new folder and run steam.exe, it downloads all the missing files and effectively moves your steam installation to a new location. I used this method to move my steam folder to "D:\Steam\" so it's really easy to access.