Tag: steam

Just Cause 2 on Steam hanging on “Preparing to Launch”

I’ve been playing Just Cause 2 for a bit. I went a few days without switching on my desktop. I wanted to get back to playing the missions today, so I launched the game on Steam and it hangs on “Preparing to Launch.” From what I’ve googled around, people have recommended verifying local game cache. […]

If I buy a game or DLC on one computer via Steam, can I play it on another?

I wanna buy it on my friends macbook tonight, then play it on my pc tomorrow night.

What happens if you complete a StickerBook during the Steam Summer Sale?

I guess the title is pretty self explanatory. What is the benefit in collecting these stickers – do you receive anything(like when crafting a badge from the trading cards) when you collect all stickers from a sticker book? Thanks

Is there a way to bypass the Steam region lock?

I want to check out a game but when I view it from Steam, it says: “This item is currently unavailable in your region” Is there a way to go around this limitation? Not simply by using a proxy to view the website but to actually get the game and play it?

I family shared all my games, but two of them say buy instead of play

My account that is sharing is not active nor is anyone else playing the game. The two titles that wont allow me to play are Counter Strike: Source, and Half life 2

Steam error: Could not connect to a network on Windows 10

As above, error occurs randomly and prevents you from logging in to your Steam account. Here the catch; I already found (sketchy) solution that works – therefore, following Stack Overflow customs I’m going to post it and accept it. Others are free to contribute. Following solutions does not work: Rebooting computer. Removing any .blob files […]

How to fix the issue of Civilization V not launching in “Direct X 10 & 11” mode

I launch Civlization V from steam and the launcher appears, it gives me the option of Direct X 9, Direct X 10 & 11 or Windows 8 Touch Enabled Mode. I wish to run it in DX11 so I select that, the window then disappears then nothing happens. How can I launch it in DX11 […]

I can't screenshot on Steam?

I’ve been able to screenshot ever since I got Steam but now when I tried to screenshot my game it didn’t work. I have Steam overlay enabled and the overlay comes up but when I press Fn+F5 it doesn’t work. I tried Fn with everything still nothing. What can I do to fix this?

Playing coop games on Duels of the Planeswalkers

Is it possible to play the Two Headed Giant or Coop Campaign modes in Duels of the Planeswalkers, the Magic the Gathering game, on a PC? When I attempt to load these it tells me I need to attach a game pad and reload the game, which seems pretty stupid and potentially impossible in the […]

Should I install steam/origin on SSD and map some games to HDD or other way around?

Well the topic explains it all. I just reinstalled my PC. Now that I have a larger SSD I want to have some games on my SSD and some other games on my HDD. I wonder if I should install Steam and Origin on the SSD, and move some of the games to my HDD, […]

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