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russianboy

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As stated in the title, Steam will not download content, saying that its servers are too busy to handle your request, it has been going on for a month now, and I'm starting to get upset.

Any help would be appreciated. :toast:
 

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As stated in the title, Steam will not download content, saying that its servers are too busy to handle your request, it has been going on for a month now, and I'm starting to get upset.

Any help would be appreciated. :toast:
what do you mean by content? i've just started downloading a demo and it's going fine for me.
 

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Games, HL2 Ep1, CS:S etc.

But I DID download HL2, HL2 DM, and Gmod, so its not my account.
 

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As stated in the title, Steam will not download content, saying that its servers are too busy to handle your request, it has been going on for a month now, and I'm starting to get upset.

Any help would be appreciated. :toast:
Have you tried logging in and out of steam.
That usually fixes a few problems.
 

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didn't help :(
 

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There is a huge STEAM update coming out soon and the STEAM network hasnt been the greatest as of late.
 

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when is it coming?

granted it is a lot more stable then the early versions of steam
 

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when is it coming?

granted it is a lot more stable then the early versions of steam
I dont know the exact date, but it has a lot of new features.
They are trying to make STEAM more user friendly and less buggy
 

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@ least they are trying.
 
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