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Steam crashing my game.

Q: Steam crashing my game.


For last 5 days i'd say my CS:GO in steam library are not running as it was before.
My CS:GO crashes every most of the time i try to load a map ( offline ) but it does not happen all the time, i was playing no problem 3 hours ago, i try to run it again later, crashes no matter what map i choose. Tried running it 8 times, all times it crashed just before map loads in.

Things tried:

Verify Integrity Of Game Cache (3 files failed, were re-downloaded & still crashing)
Delete csgo.exe file and let steam re-download it (still crashing)
Uninstall csgo from steam library & completely delete folder of it. ( still crashing )

I run other games on steam no problem, but csgo does not want to cooperate with me.

What's going on?

Managed to run it after 9 attempts , minimized game to see what's the time. Went back to game and it crashed. So weird

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Preferred Solution: Steam crashing my game.

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So, I play this game on Steam called Unturned. It runs on the Unity engine, which I've heard from some people is notoriously unstable. Whenever I play this game, after a seemingly random amount of time (ranging from immediately upon start-up of the game to about 45 mins-1 hour of playing) it crashes, but not with a BSOD. It straight up reboots my computer! It's the only game that does this on my PC. I reset my PC, as I didn't have any files I needed to keep, but the problem still occurs. I suspect it is either a problem with memory, my GPU, or my CPU. Any thoughts?

Here are my specs:

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Intel Core i7 4790K @ 4.00GHz
Haswell 22nm Technology
16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 799MHz (9-9-9-27)
VE245 ([email protected])
4096MB ATI AMD Radeon R9 200 Series (MSI)
223GB SanDisk SDSSDX240GG25 (SSD)
1863GB Western Digital WDC WD20EZRX-00D8PB0 (SATA)

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I get a bsod when starting GTA 4, i think its something to do with avast however.
Please help finding what is causeing the bsod.
Zipped Files attached.

Computer build is about a month old.


A:BSOD starting Grand theft auto IV as non steam game in steam.

Memory exception caused by your Avast.

Avast can be a contributing cause of BSOD'S . Please remove and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials AT LEAST TO TEST

Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows

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I just finished developing and shipping this app for pinning your Steam games to the Start menu. Instead of the dreary icon tiles you'll have nice looking wide and square tiles for your games! It's really easy and fast to use too.

More updates are coming soon possibly with friends lists and live tiles.

Please check it out and feedback is very welcome!

Pin Steam app for Windows in the Windows Store


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Powered up my pc today, click on Counter Strike: Source, Windows says 'The item 'steam'.exe that this shortcut refers to has been changed or moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly. Do you want to delete this shortcut?'. I navigate to C:\program files\steam\steamapps\relay993\counter-strike: source and try to open hl2.exe from there, nothing happens. I also have the same problem with Team Fortress Classic. If I try and open Steam itself, the updating menu pops up. Steam - Updating - 0% completely. Underneath it, 'Steam is temporarily unavailable. Please try back later.' Been like this for hour snow.

I was able to play Steam games fine yesterday and back.

I'm running Windows Vista.

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my wife just bought me a digital copy of gta 5 and i was wondering if i would be able to play with my steam friends online plz help

A:gta 5 non steam game

You would have to add your Steam friends to Rockstar Social Club using their Social Club IDs and play with them that way.

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i even Google it. when i play my shots don't feel normal to me feels like everything is messed up, i get lag spikes my fps is 100 but drops sometimes now an i get choke/loss just not right an i tryed diff rates an stuff like that an nothing i don't know if it my computer or my internet i even reinstalled it. can some help!

an when i shoot my fps drops an i start to get choke/loss an lag to, just started doing this 4 days ago!

A:Cs1.6 Steam Game

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When i try to load planet coaster, I keep getting this error: Api-ms-win-crt-runtime-|1-1-0.dll
There is also a windows update that will not go past 0%

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So, for anyone familliar with Steam and Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, i need some help.

When i installed CODMW2, it stopped my steam in-game friends, community, all that stuff from working. it stopped it for all my other games too. i tried looking aroung everywhere and i cant find a solution... it started to work once out of the blue but when i restarted the game it didnt work again. the same thing happened to my friend when he installed it too but now he has his working again and he didnt know what happeded either. im running XP and hes running win.7 so thats not the problem... HELP! i wana play with my friends but i cant! btw it is checked "on". im not a nub like that.

A:Steam In-Game Issues

Have you tried uninstalling and reinstalling? If not, uninstall from Add and Remove Programs.

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Hi there.
Im using Windows 10 by the way
I have a problem launching a game on steam and i keep getting the error: ¨CyberLink Power2Go does not support the current screen resolution and DPI setting.¨
I have tried turning the screen resolution down from the recommended one but that doesnt work.

Thanks in advance

A:Cant launch a game on steam. Please help

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Only steam games has disconnecting problems. Every time I join a server the game lags out after 5-40 seconds. Previously I had a wired connection, but now I switched to wireless and this problem started happening. I have no choice to use wireless because I have changed the ISP from cable to dsl and they use different connections. I first noticed this problem in only left 4 dead, every server disconnects after a few seconds of playing. After 2 days zombie panic started getting the same problem, but I was still able to play TF2 fine. Then 2 days later TF2 has the same problem now. My other non-steam games play online fine, so I know it is steam related problem. I followed some of the knowledge base solutions, such as turning off uPnP, adding -tcp to target, reseting router, turning off wireless zero configuration... and nothing works. My router is Linksys WRT54GL and wireless adapter is Linksys WMP54G. I updated to latest firmware for both devices and turned off my wireless and still doesn't work. I just bought killing floor thinking that this problem was only for source games but killing floor has the exact same problem!!!!!Only steam games has disconnecting problems. Every time I join a server the game lags out after 5-40 seconds. Previously I had a wired connection, but now I switched to wireless and this problem started happening. I have no choice to use wireless because I have changed the ISP from cable to dsl and they use different connections. I first noticed this p... Read more

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Hey There,
Like a number of other users I'm getting Chrome open at login and directing to the URL zodiac-game.info (pretty nasty ).  I've got Kaspersky up to date and running, no threats detected and I've also manually scanned with MWB, again nothing found.
Here's the log output from FRST64.exe;

 FRST.txt   899.2KB
And here's the addition one;

 Addition.txt   52.62KB
All my software is legit, paid for and licensed.  How could this happen?
Thanks in advance for your help

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Received three BSODs in last few minutes while using Steam, happened while playing Warface (2x) and then Besieged (1x).

First BSOD (Warface): I thought it might have been due to trying to save a video using GeForce Experience and ShadowPlay. BSOD when I used Alt+Tab.

Second BSOD (Warface): Geforce Experience was not running. BSOD when I used Alt+Tab.

Third BSOD (Besieged): Changed games to test if it was simply Warface. Don't recall if Geforce Experience was running. BSOD when I used Alt+Tab.

Thanks for your help.

A:BSOD (3x) Alt+Tab while in game (Steam)

Just had another BSOD. Was in-game, Alt+Tabbed, no issue. While Warface was running in background, I opened Speccy. I could hear the fans spin up and 2 seconds later, BSOD.

Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 50
BCP1: FFFFFB240D5C9300
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF8800572B940
BCP4: 0000000000000007
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1

Files that help describe the problem:

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Also it randomlly shuts down my pc when im trying to play the game.

The game is called gunbound. this is the first time ive asked for help on this problem so bear with me and my spelling lol.

Ok this random shutdowns of the pc just started with in the last 3 weeks, and the game has always randomlly crashed on me (plays normally then suddenlly the screen frezes for a few secs and then im back to my desktop)

im a little unsure of the problem ive tried many things including updateing my video drivers,scan disking,opening the case and cleaning it out and dusting. im franklly at a loss ill add in my pc info and also im not huge on the tech terms so u may need to exsplane what u mean:
[os] Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600 Service Pack 1 [cpu] 1 Intel Pentium IV @ 2523.87 MHz Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.53GHz x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 7 [memory] 244/512mb [47.66%] [IIIIIIIII-----------] [display] Intel(R) 82845G Graphics Controller , NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE card(s), Default Monitor Default Monitor 1024x768x32bpp - 75Hz monitor [sound]
[10:30am] <D2Meep> [hdd] [C: 95,393.75mb (59,663.47mb free)] [F: 131,069.34mb (42,103.62mb free)] [bios] FIC - 42302e31 Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG Phoenix-Award BIOS v6.00PG [connection] Realtek RTL8139 Family PCI Fast Ethernet NIC RAS Async Adapter

all of that is from my acidmax stats on mirc wasnt sure where to get a full list of stuff without typing it out if theres any ida let me know im not sure whats wrong and yeah i... Read more

A:haveing problems playing a game with out it either randomlly crashing the game...

first of all is this limited to this game alone?do other games run fine?check for any overheating signs,install the latest drivers for your video card and your mobo,direct x and any other update.see if you meet the minimum requirements for the game.(this was just the official response you would get from a techie..so bear with me)

if this is happening in this game only and not in any other and your pc isnt overheating and meeting the minimum requirements,then there is a good chance its an issue with your optical drive,try a combo drive if you've got any around.its an incompatibility issue with some of the games.good luck

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Ive been playing these games online for about half a year but since 2 weeks ago it seems impossible to get into any servers that i used to be able to get into for example if i try to get into server it would load but half way thorugh it would stop and then it would say server timed out. Ive tried to delete most or all of the adware spyware which i my have accomplished thanks to some people on this site. But 1 out of 5 chances it may be succesfull and i may be able to play but even with that it may get laggy sometimes. Any help would be appriecated.

A:day of defeat and most of valves/steam's game

Usually the best solution (atleast for myself) for Steam games is to just re-install them.

When attempting to log into a server, a missing/corrupted file will usually cause the game to disconnect.

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Okay, first let me say I hate Steam, good Idea, bad execution. Ok now on to the meat of it.

Go to Library on your Steam go to games, and right click, Click Delete Local Content

Next, Go to command prompt (run) or windows key + R now type in C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe assuming that's where steam is installed at, at the end of that should be the install command from the disc drive.

So the whole thing should look like this:

C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe -install D:

Break down:
C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe <- Where steam is installed
D: <- Your disc drive
I hope this helps people out. I know I went crazy being I have a download speed of 26kbs damn dial-up

Being Deployed sucks

Have a good day, and play hard

A:You can install from the Disc, even though it's a steam game


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Hi, i have the newest macbook pro 15" retina, and i am trying to play an older game (left 4 dead 2) on steam on my mac..... i launch the game, it goes though the intro video and then immediately crashes.

i have already tried uninstalling and reinstalling and i already tried verifying the cache ...... what should i do???

A:Steam-game crashes after video into.....

Is this an issue with this game only or are you experiencing this with other games as well?

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I am using Windows 7 x64 bit edition. Everything works great with XP so I know I'm not having any hardware specific issues, it's definitely a compatibility issue somewhere within windows 7.

When I am playing steam games (counterstrike, team fortress 2).. about 5-10 minutes into the game, it locks up and closes. When it closes it pops up with an error but it closes out too fast to see what it says. I have an nVidia 9600 GT.

What I've tried:

-Updating my drivers to the windows 7 drivers.
-Using the drivers that windows 7 automatically installs for you.
-Running the games in compatibility mode for XP service pack 2 and administration mode.
-Reformatted three times.
-Updated directX.
-The video card is not overheating (tested it).

I really need some help. It's very frustrating and I can't figure out what's going on!

Thanks for any help.

A:Steam Games Crashing

you might want to install the drivers for your graphics card direct from nvidias site.

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I have an ongoing issue where I log onto the glyph launcher, log onto my server, play for a while, sometimes hours with no issue but then BOOM, the game just closes on me and I'm booted back to the launcher. I have to push the PLAY button again, log into the server again, but it seems once the game boots me out then the crashing becomes more frequent.

I at first reported it to Trion support (useless) all they do is copy and paste previous responses from previous games sometimes not even removing the other game titles from it, but all in all I have spent over a month with them and I have:

1. Expanded my paging file to initial size of 1X RAM size max size 2X RAM size (to handle the memory of the game)
2. Switched from DirectX11 down to DirectX9 and back again. (in game)
3. Lowered my FPS (frames per second) to 100 (in game)
4. Switched off Multithread rendering and VSync (in game)
5. They have also had me change the priority of the game archeage.exe to high to see if that helps and it doesn't
( I would start the launcher, log onto the game and the server, go into the character screen, then cntrl + alt + delete into task manager and right click the process and set the priority to high then go back into the game)

Any help would be greatly appreciated

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I bought a Steam game called ninja reflex and the icon of it on the desktop is the steam icon rather than the actual game icon. Ive tried manually searching for the games icon to change it, but its nowhere to be found, even though it has its own icon in the steam window. how do i change it?


A:Changing the icon of a Steam game on the desktop?

I don't know what to tell you, but I have steam and it did the same thing with Counter-Strike except onloy for like a day it changed it to the Recycle Bin icon. Haha

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Hi on tuesday I put together a new computer and of course installed all the drivers. Everything has been working great.

Yesterday I decided to install Steam to download and install Battlefront 2. 10 seconds into the download and then my internet gets cut-off. A red light popped up on the router. So I restarted the router and then everything went back to normal but the internet was still not working. All wireless connections work fine but my computer when connected by ethernet cannot connect to the router at all.

Ive plugged my ethernet cable into another computer and it works, so its not the wire or router port. Its just this new computer I built but it was working before, it just stopped working after the internet got cut-off.

I just reinstalled Windows and installed all the drivers but it still doesnt work.

I'm not sure where to go from here.

A:Internet problems after installing a Steam game.

Hello tomas,

Try this tutorial out and let me know how it goes: Internet Troubleshooting Guide

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I can't see this anywhere else on forum so I'd best save you people the time I wasted.

Steam, the game distribution systemf or vALVE software is offline becauseof the storm in America. They have 1 set of login servers which aren't powered because of the storm. One set of login servers...I can't get in to access my games and play. I posted this on their forums:

I'd just like to express my thanks to steam/valve for denying me access to the games that I have paid for and wish to play.

I understand the current circumstances but with all the content servers there are around the world, why is there only one login server?!!?

Another thing, why is there no announcement on the steam news page? I thought that was the main place of information.

I am not only out of my games, but out of pocket. Because nothing was said on the news page, I rang my ISP's premium rate support line number it tell them my service wasn't working!

One thing's for sure, I will NOT buy games off steam unless I have too. I saw X3 and was considering buying it because it was cheaper than other publishers. No way. I would like to play MY games when I want.

Please can you tell me why this was not prepared for? There are millions of steam users, many more are going to be mad tomorrow when they turn off their PC's and are not able to play.

Thanks guys, you've gone and done it again.

There is an 'up-to-date' thread on the issue but their forums are so ... Read more

A:Announcement: Steam game distribution offline

I've just played HL2 DM. It works fine !

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Hi !! First time here (as many I think, so Hello again !!)
First of all, I'm French (well, excuse me for my (sadly) bad english ).
I've seen many BSOD marked as answered, so I'm trying here 'cause I've exhausted all my skills .

Bug Description:
Before wiping win 7:
BSOD and freeze time to time on WebBrowsing, log on screen, Steam Description. Always BSOD hal.dll (hal+0x12A3B)

After wiping Win 7 : - BSOD on The Witcher 3 (only game reinstalled ^^) (almost everytime same same moment, same moment). And everytime on Steam in any game description. Clicking on game, video charging 2 sec and freeze or BSOD.

Background: I have performed a new Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1 installation 3 days ago, and still nothing.
What I have tried :
- MemTest with solo memory, and with both memory
- OCCT for GPU/CPU/Power Supply
- Hd Tune for SSD/HDD
- Almost all drivers up to date (not all but GPU, SDD Firmware, BIOS, and some others)
- Up to date Win 7
- Tried uplug all component except SSD (OS), and the BSOD was still there but many minutes later as usual
- Change RAM slot and playing with 1 ram only
- no Overcloking performed
- 100% fan speed and heat never go higher than 60? Celsius for GPU and 60C for CPU on stress mode
- Safe Mode and no freeze on Steam (althrough I can test The Witcher 3 on Safe mode ^^)

Config and questions :
MB :MSI Z87-G45 GAMING (MS-7821) 1.0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4770K CPU @ 3.50GHz (8 CPUs), ~3.5GHz
GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
Ram: G.Skill de 8 ... Read more

A:[SOLVED] BSOD 0x124 on Steam/Game

is your system overclocked?

is this a legit version of windows?

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Can anyone help me? I just bought a new game from Steam called,"Dragon Quest VII Echoes of Elusive. I completely downloaded the game and it crashes and never start when I try to play it, can you guys help me? Thank you

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I am having a problem with lauching my game CounterStrike: Source or any other game from the steam platform. When i run the game, it will say"The game is currently unavaliable, Please try again at another time." Then Norton autoprotect will say:
Scan type: Auto-Protect Scan
Event: Security Risk Found!
Risk: Trojan Horse
File: C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\~5CE.tmp
Location: Unknown Storage
Computer: CTRACY
User: CTRACY\Administrator
Action taken: Delete succeeded : Access denied
Date found: Sunday, July 08, 2007 5:49:10 PM

It deletes the trojans. I have run a full system scan twice with norton, with no source of the virus being found. I tried uninstalling everything form steam and deleting almost all of the folders, then reinstall the game. I also tried this with other games that steam has, and it does it with all of them.

The Hijackthis log is as follows:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 5:53:32 PM, on 7/8/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
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A:Trojan Virus created when I run a game on Steam.exe

Anyone have anything on this... ihavent got an answer for 4 days now, it would be nice. I have also tried Stinger, a few online scans and nothing really found...

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My pc crashed on BSOD whenever i play a game or sometimes just as i open the game from steam. The Error is system service exception windows 10 netio.sys. Please help.

Thank you.

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Help this happens every time i try to launch a steam game on my new laptop!!
My computer (a toshiba satalite C875d-S7225) has:
an A6 processer which tops out at around 2.7-2.8 GHz
an AMD Radeon HD 7520G it? (does it need an update or anything because this is literally a brand new computer)

A:Help this happens every time i try to launch a steam game on my new laptop!!

bumping because i need help

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when i load up steam i get the box's where it "should say"

new game

quit friends

you know what i mean,when i load it up the writing isnt there and its well anoying,do i need to reinstall?

A:steam..new game, servers,quit button,

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Hello, i am trying to help out a friend who's computer keeps blue screening when ever he try's to install a game on steam, He has recently reinstalled the OS after some component upgrades. Does anyone have any ideas?

Processor: Intel Core i3-3220 3.30GHz
Motherboard: Asus P8Z77-M
OS: 64 bit Windows 7 Ultimate
Graphic card: AMD Radion HD 6670

He has two Dump files which i have included both in the post. Thanks for any help.

A:Solved: BSOD when installing a game though steam

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· OS - Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista ? Windows 7· x86 (32-bit) or x64 ? 64· What was original installed OS on system? Windows XP· Is the OS an OEM version (came pre-installed on system) or full retail version (YOU purchased it from retailer)? Full retail version· Age of system (hardware) 4-5 years not really sure· Age of OS installation - have you re-installed the OS? I had Windows XP for 2-3 years and yeah now I have Windows 7
· CPU- Intel Core 2 Duo E6600 @ 2.40Ghz: 46°C
· Video Card- SyncMaster ([email protected])
                        2047MB NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 (EVGA): 70 °C
· System Manufacturer- Dell· Exact model number (if laptop, check label on bottom) LS24TDNSUV/ZA· Laptop or Desktop? Desktop
Basically I play a game for about 3-5 minutes, then the screen goes black and a little weird sound comes out from my computer and after that it restarts if I am not playing any game it just keeps running fine, I had tried cleaning my PC and downloading MSI Afterburner to boost the performance but it keeps restarting.
Here is the problem details given by Windows:
Problem signature:
  Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
  OS Version: 6.1.7601.
  Locale ID: 1033
Additional information about the problem:
  BCCode: 116
  BCP1: FFFFFA800... Read more

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I've had this problem for quite some time now and it is leaving me unable to play any games on my computer. The game will attempt to launch, but will immediately crash without starting up - without any on screen error message.  If I look inside the event viewer, I've found the particular error to be faulting from KERNELBASE.DLL.  Here is the event log when trying to start up "Hero Siege" (Although the same problem will happen to almost any game I have in steam) Faulting application name: Hero_Siege.exe, version:, time stamp: 0x56cdc38dFaulting module name: KERNELBASE.dll, version: 10.0.10586.306, time stamp: 0x571afb9aException code: 0xc00000fdFault offset: 0x000ad171Faulting process id: 0x3088Faulting application start time: 0x01d1acd4a9516798Faulting application path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\HeroSiege\bin\Hero_Siege.exeFaulting module path: C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\KERNELBASE.dllReport Id: f5eebf01-e5d6-4e06-a364-20a20dfc034fFaulting package full name:Faulting package-relative application ID:  I run on an HP 15 laptop (x64 bit) with AMD A8-6410 APU processor, and AMD Radeon R5 2.00 GHz graphics I'm not quite technically savvy enough to solve this, and I've tried many things such as the obvious "run as an administrator" as well as played with compatibility settings. This problem has plagued me for more than half a year, and I'm getting pretty sick of it.  

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Millions of Steam game keys stolen after hacker breaches gaming site

The data also includes an estimated 3.3 million unique site and forum accounts.

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Alright, this problem's beginning to agitate me. I've no clue when it started; to my knowledge, Steam's been working fine for months. However, today, I double-clicked the Steam icon on my desktop, and it instantly brought up a window, saying "Steam has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

Now, normally, if something like this happened, I'd go "No big deal", and restart the program. I tried that. Same thing. I've tried rebooting my computer. No dice. I've even tried checking my exceptions, and now I've no clue what the problem could be.

Anyone have any idea what could be causing this?? I'm tempted to just nuke it and grab the latest version from the Steam site, and see if that works.

A:Steam: crashing immediately after starting

Anyone have any idea what could be causing this?? I'm tempted to just nuke it and grab the latest version from the Steam site, and see if that works.
Click to expand...

It might be the simplest thing to do.

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Whenever I try to play any source games (I've tried Half-Life 2, Portal, and Team Fortress 2), they crash. I start the game fine, and can run around or do whatever for a couple minutes, but then it crashes. What usually happens is the video freezes, the sound loops for a couple seconds, and then the screen goes black and the sound turns into a horrible screeching noise. I then have to reset my computer. Before it crashes, everything is covered in little red checkers, they're kind of sparsely dotted instead of solid. This has been going on for quite some time. Half-Life 2 used to work perfectly fine. I was able to play Team Fortress 2 one time successfully until I quit myself, but after that it's crashed every time. I just formatted my computer for other reasons, and hoped that it would fix this problem too, but it still crashes the same.

I have an AMD Athlon 64 3200+, an ATI Radeon 9800 Pro, and 1gb of ram, and I'm using Windows XP Pro.


A:All source games (on Steam) keep crashing on me.

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So, I've played this game since 2003 since I'm too poor to buy a better computer, and it's run fine up until today. I wake up this morning and find that after Steam has updated, my game no longer works. I've done everything imaginable to fix this problem and have been unsuccessful so far. Anyone have any advice?

A:Steam crashing Opposing Force?

What are your specs.
It is possible that the update gave the game new features and your computer will not support (can not handle) these new updates/features.

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Hello guys

When I open some games on steam and have try almost everthing I get blue screen
and with that I get some code stuff :

BCCode: 101
BCP1: 0000000000000021
BCP2: 0000000000000000
BCP3: FFFFF88003165180
BCP4: 0000000000000002
OS Version: 6_1_7601
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 256_1

Files that help describe the problem:
C:\Users\Jakob ?r\AppData\Local\Temp\WER-40950-0.sysdata.xml

And I was just finishing putting new stuff in my pc
and I can play wow and BF3 and MW3 games from steam and origin but not Fear 3 or deus ex or some games then I get the blue screens and my computer frezzez and just restart's what can I do ??

plz help me guys

A:Crash with opening a game from steam and get blue screen

We do need the DMP file as it contains the only record of the sequence of events leading up to the crash, what drivers were loaded, and what was responsible.

If you are overclocking STOP
We could also use some system information, which you can get easily by running msinfo32.
To do that go to start>run>type msinfo32>enter

When it is finished running go to file>save>name it and upload to us here.
You may be able to get the DMP files without crashing by booting into safe mode (F8) with networking.

To enable us to assist you with your computer's BSOD symptoms, upload the contents of your "\Windows\Minidump" folder.

The procedure:

* Copy the contents of \Windows\Minidump to another (temporary) location somewhere on your machine.
* Zip up the copy.
* Attach the ZIP archive to your post using the "paperclip" (file attachments) button.
*If the files are too large please upload them to a file sharing service like "Rapidshare" and put a link to them in your reply.

To ensure minidumps are enabled:

* Go to Start, in the Search Box type: sysdm.cpl, press Enter.
* Under the Advanced tab, click on the Startup and Recovery Settings... button.
* Ensure that Automatically restart is unchecked.
* Under the Write Debugging Information header select Small memory dump (256 kB) in the dropdown box (the 256kb varies).
* Ensure that the Small Dump Directory is listed as %systemroot%\Mi... Read more

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Windows 7 is preventing a Steam game from running on standard user accounts because it says it is from an "unknown publisher" - so it requires an admin password to run - and then even after entering the admin password, a popup appears which says "Error - failed to find Steam" and the game will not run. The only workaround I've found is to change the account to an administrator account, but I do not want to do this - any advice on remedying this?

A:Can't run Steam game on standard account, because publisher is unknown

Right click the Steam.exe and Run As Administrator. https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...5688-IFHZ-2170
You can also post in the Steam Forum for better results then in this general Microsoft forum.

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Thanks for looking into my issue and helping in my past posts.

I am having a weird issue. My Lenovo Z580 works OK normally. As I play video game using Steam for 3+ hours, my laptop is heating up. It freeze subsequently. I need to hard re-boot .

I am not able to upload the output as is, so I am uploading the speccy output (as win7 zip folder) for your review. What are the areas to look into?

Thanks for helping.

** If this is not a right forum, let me know, where to post this thread.

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I am getting BSOD all time when i watching video or play on steam
attach file zip with dump file.

A:BSOD When i watch video or play game on steam

Hello, Sukuruji and welcome to the forums. I will try to help you. Could you possibly give any more information on your problem. Also, please tell me if you have installed any new hardware or software just before this started. This is what I am getting from your dump files.


Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.
BugCheck 124, {0, fffffa800777f028, ba000000, 52000402}
Probably caused by : GenuineIntel
Followup: MachineOwner


A fatal hardware error has occurred. Parameter 1 identifies the type of error
source that reported the error. Parameter 2 holds the address of the
WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure that describes the error condition.
Arg1: 0000000000000000, Machine Check Exception
Arg2: fffffa800777f028, Address of the WHEA_ERROR_RECORD structure.
Arg3: 00000000ba000000, High order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Arg4: 0000000052000402, Low order 32-bits of the MCi_STATUS value.
Debugging Details:

BUGCHECK_STR: 0x124_GenuineIntel
PROCESS_NAME: steamwebhelper
A stop code 0X124 is a generic hardware error, meaning some piece of hardware has failed or is failing. It can also be a bad driver which is causing a piece of hardware to act as if it is failing.

Have you had any problems with any hardware or drivers? Any information you could give us about the cause would help a lot. We otherwise have to run a seri... Read more

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Hey guys, for some reason when i open steam go to games an click any game, the counterstrike screen with teh 2 guys for instance comes up and says illegal operation? Then i try to hit close on the error, and teh whole screen turns white and the error is still there and it wont lemme get back to my desktop. i tried uninstalling steam and installing it again and same thing??
I just reformatted my hard drive, and wen i started up steam and clicked counterstrike, there was a new update so i dont know if tahts it or wat? All i need is steam correct, and my haf life CD key? I already have a steam account

A:STEAM Illegal Operation rite before opening game???!!!

DAMN!!! now i tried to download the installer again and when it finsihes downloading it says
"Could not initialize installation. File size expected=761177, size returned=54020. The parameter is incorrect"


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I have not been able to boot my MMORPG online game platforms ARC and Steam after the last Windows 10 anniversary update. Anyone have a suggestions to resolve this?

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Thanks for looking into my issue and helping in my past posts.

I am having a weird issue. My Lenovo Z580 works OK normally. As I play video game using Steam for 3+ hours, my laptop is heating up. It freeze subsequently. I need to hard re-boot .

I am not able to upload the output as is, so I am uploading the speccy output (as win7 zip folder) for your review. What are the areas to look into?

Thanks for helping.

** If this is not a right forum, let me know, where to post this thread.

A:What is causing to overheat/freeze during Steam Game play?

If it is overheating only thing you can do is try clean the vents and get a laptop cooler The other thing to do requires somewhat experience with opening the laptop and re-applying thermal paste. Best done by a professional if you are not proficient with the inners of a laptop.

Get HWInfo (run with sensors-only) and benchmark with FurMark. See if it will lock up.
Then run Prime95 for max heat torture test. (stop from menu when/if needed, not from x in the corner)
Don't leave your PC unattended while running these tests as they will stress/induce a lot of heat.

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Hey guys,

I've tried driver sweeper. sfc scannow. Hell I even reformatted. Twice. Every time I try launching Dirty Bomb it BSOD's with a "System Service Exception".

Now I must note that I recently upgraded to windows 10. After a big update mid March is when the BSOD's started. Prior to that I could play it fine.

Every other game on my computer works fine. Only Dirty Bomb causes this BSOD.

I am pretty sure it has something to do with the anti-cheat called "xigncode3" by wellbia. I have emailed them but they have not answered me.


Thank you so much for your time! Much appreciated!


A:BSOD trying to launch Dirty Bomb game on steam

Hi Petudy ^_^,

I am really sorry for the delayed response . There are not many analysts around and hence the delay. Do you still require help with this problem? If yes, then kindly respond to this thread and I would be notified via email about your reply. I will also try my best to reply within 48 hours.

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Well I tried avg antispyware/virus, s&d, microsoft defender, Norton antivirus and pretty much tried everything in the Preparation Guide for use before posting a HijackThis Log. This happens everytime I launch a game and it doesnt start and then norton auto protect says that two (everytime there are two) trojans that start with ~ and ends with .temp hope someone helps soon. So here is my Activescan resultsIncident Status Location Spyware:Cookie/Atwola Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Cookies\[email protected][1].txt Potentially unwanted tool:Application/Processor Not disinfected C:\Documents and Settings\admin\Local Settings\Temp\nsa5.tmp ... Read more

A:Help Trojans From Temp Folder When I Launch Any Game From Steam!

Welcome to the BleepingComputer HijackThis Logs and Analysis forum Rock_it_man My name is Richie and i'll be helping you to fix your problems.Viewpoint Manager is considered as foistware instead of malware since it is installed without users approval but doesn't spy or do anything "bad". This will change from what we know in 2006 read this article: http://www.clickz.com/news/article.php/3561546You are well advised to remove the program now. Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs and remove the following programs if present:ViewpointViewpoint ManagerViewpoint Media PlayerThen restart your pc.-------------------------------------------Your version of Sun Java is out of date.Older versions have vulnerabilities that malware can use to infect your system.Please follow these steps to remove older versions of Sun Java,and then update.1. Download the latest version of Java Runtime Environment (JRE)2. Scroll down to where it says 'Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u2'.3. Click the "Download" button to the right.4. Check the box that says: "Accept License Agreement".5. The page will refresh.6. Click on the link to download 'Windows Offline Installation, Multi-language' and save to your desktop.7. Close any programs you may have running - especially your web browser.8. Go to Start > Control Panel double-click on Add/Remove programs and remove all older versions of Java.9. Check any item with Java Runtime Environment (JRE or ... Read more

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blury text inside in-game Origin+steam app and also in everything

I am getting blurry vision in in-game Origin app and Steam app on WIn 7 64-bit

why blurry ??
please help _sorry for noob language but i have no option

i also update my AMD HD 7950 drivers to WHQL and beta too
but still blurry everything whenever directx game is running

sometimes inside real games text and textures also gets blury

I am even not OC my card
i am facing such problem since 2 weeks

( even fraps fps counter also looks blurry and i am so sad__ unable to find solution )
is my GPU's hardware fault ??

A:blury text inside in-game Origin+steam app and also in everything

Could you please create and post some screenshots using this tutorial?

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Hi all.

Steam Game UI Error video by dyrnwyn_images - Photobucket

This video shows a problem I've been having...along with the occasional minimizing of games launched or owned by Steam. It does not happen with non steam games. And after minimizing, the overlay flicker goes away.

I would really like to know wtf is going on here.

Latest drivers...vista 64, no viruses, SLI 285 GTX.


A:Game overlay problems with steam...desktop flicker

Does the game work after the flickering stops and you pull the window back up?

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