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Discussion in 'General Software' started by zekrahminator, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. zekrahminator

    zekrahminator McLovin

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    I tried to play Garry's Mod earlier today (the Steam version), and I get an error message saying I can't connect to the server. I'm wondering if anyone else has this problem. I did run Windows Update recently, so maybe something in there did that...I'll reinstall Steam and see if that does anything.
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    I have had those cannot connect to steam server errors before. I have a few steam accounts but it seams I always have the errors on my free/server account. When I can't connect with it I log in with my paid account (paid as I created the account when I bought HL2), let it load up fully, log out and then log back in with the first account. That is the only thing that ever works for me. I bet if you login to your account on a different pc it will work, that shows the account is fine. So just temp. log in with a different account to purge what ever the hell steam has done to itself.

    Good luck.
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    But I only have one (paid) account... :(.
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    Did it tell you password invalid, or other "insightfull" messages?
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    if u search anymore css forums you'd know that there was a storm that knocked out steam's power
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    I was just installing HL2 - fuck.

    EDit: Finished... Steam Updating - 0% (~10 minutes now...)
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2006
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    Thank you for the explanation, if you find me an exact thread I would be very happy to post that as news :).
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    my steam wont connect either.says cant find my user name.
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    tigger I'm the only one

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    zekrahminator McLovin

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    I wish...Steam still won't let me log in. This sucks, I can't play Garry's Mod :(. Same error message too (with helpful link to help forums that aren't responding)
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    Edit: Thanks oinkypig, expect to see something on the front page in 5-10 minutes.
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    NP, but I wanna play css so bad right now
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    In all the clever licensing schemes, this is when it majorly fucks up. I'm calling my class-action lawyer! Why the hell would a storm somewhere else prevent me from playing a game I have a legitimate license for?

    And BTW - my avaitar is a JOKE
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    we needa hook up some times in gmod...you have gmod10???

    :toast:

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