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How TO fix steam screw ups

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Questions.
1.Why doesn't my steam's Auto-Login Thing when i try to check it, it still wont work?
2.When i delete a game(s) On steam, next time i login They come right back on it?
3.Why Doesn't my Friends in-game overlay work in my games?
4.Why Does my Hl2 client crash inside These games Cs:s, Tf2, hl2:dm, hl2, and other games?

Answers.
1.Because, Steam might need to be restarted every now and then, or you must delete The winui.gcf.
2.Because, steam might need to be restarted every now and then, or you have to delete the winui.gcf.
What is the winui.gcf? It holds all the configurations of steam, your favorited servers, games you have downloaded in the past, And keeps the things what steam has, Friends menu, support menu, server menu, and etc.
3.Because, You might have an Anti-virus protections that might thing Friends in-game overlay is a riskware, How do i fix it? You might have to update that software, get a new one or Just leave it as it is.
4.Most likely it might be from Your computer not handling the System requirements,Or you need to update your drivers!


More details to Answers 1 and 2
How do i find winui.gcf?
Well since its a gcf you need to download gcfscape at Gcfscape
Now that you have Gcfscape

Shut down steam

Goto C:\Program Files\Steam\Steamapps Now in steamapps you see Gcf folders of all the models sounds etc to the games you have Now in that folder Find the one called winui.gcf And delete it.
Once deleted Run steam again And you will have steam almost like a fresh new start!
But except that you still have your games installed!

Well thanks for reading i hope you enjoyed, and got this to work!

For extra support on updating drivers read down here.

Just goto the website And scroll down and you will get the information you need Driver update!

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    6 years ago:
    'tis great,it works now,Thanks so much!

    And when you shout at others for disapproving it tends to bring more trolls to dissaprove.

    Ty anyway

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    8 years ago:
    Is there any way to remove a game from my steam account and I don't want to uninstall my game I want to remove it from my computer
    I am the ruler of all slugs.
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    8 years ago:
    Ok here i got one for you ive been having issues with steam for about 2 months now, i sent them pics of my cd key and crap and all they did for me was reset my password, i explained to them in the message that i couldnt ANY menus except for login which doesnt even look like the login screen. (its weird) but when i try to delete the winui.gcf file the message i get says (Cannot delete winui : Data check (cyclic redundancy check)

    tell me what the hell that means... i cant uninstall steam, for control panel or anywhere... i think ive been hijacked or som3thing..
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    8 years ago:
    Pros: Good because steam screws up alot
    Cons: None
    Improvements: None
    Notes: Thanks for ur help man

    10/10

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    8 years ago:
    LISTEN UP ASSHOLES, STOP DISSAPROVING MY STUFF JUST BECAUSE YOUR ON YOUR PERIOD AND YOU THINK ITS FUCKING FUNNY TO GET MY SHIT TRASHED, NOW GO SUCK A DICK
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    8 years ago:
    Posted by cryptodan

    If you are having issues with Steam may I suggest heading over to http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/index.php instead of taking help from someone who doesn't know what they are talking about.


    Sorry for the long bump here, but you don't have to disapprove for that reason..
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    8 years ago:
    It just helped thanks

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    8 years ago:
    You asshole was it neccessary to give it a 0, faggot this method actually helps.
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    If you are having issues with Steam may I suggest heading over to http://forums.steampowered.com/forums/index.php instead of taking help from someone who doesn't know what they are talking about.

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    9 years ago:
    Posted by snuffles

    Is it REALLY possible to just FIX steam?? lol

    good tut though :P


    Lol i know what you mean
    Seems like steam is almost unfixable

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