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my PC locked up (bumped it when i fell) and now steam refuses to connect.
what can i do?
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Log out of steam, reastart PC and log back in steam.
Always worked for me.
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Uninstall steam and reinstall, most likely it got corrupted.
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Originally Posted by philhalo66;13632307 
my PC locked up (bumped it when i fell) and now steam refuses to connect.
what can i do?

Lol thats awesome. Try rebooting yet? If not go ahead and do that and if it doesnt work just uninstall and reinstall it.
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Originally Posted by Maxxa;13632342 
Log out of steam, reastart PC and log back in steam.
Always worked for me.

it wont even start up it says connecting then unable to connect then it closes
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf;13632352 
Lol thats awesome. Try rebooting yet? If not go ahead and do that and if it doesnt work just uninstall and reinstall it.

just did a reboot and still giving me a had time guess i got to reinstall it
Edited by philhalo66 - 5/25/11 at 10:11am
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I'm gonna need a visual representation of where, how and when you fell. Preferably video but I'll settle for a hand drawn facsimile.
Jk yeah if you can't do anything with it just re-install it I guess.
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I'm gonna need a visual representation of where, how and when you fell. Preferably video but I'll settle for a hand drawn facsimile.
Jk yeah if you can't do anything with it just re-install it I guess.

lol my pc is right next to my window and i was changing my curtains and i tripped over the new ones on the floor and my hand landed on top the the case and it froze the PC
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Originally Posted by philhalo66;13632416 
lol my pc is right next to my window and i was changing my curtains and i tripped over the new ones on the floor and my hand landed on top the the case and it froze the PC

Yeah you probably made the drives stutter which caused your machine to freeze and probably corrupted steam in the process... time for reinstall of steam.
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Yeah you probably made the drives stutter which caused your machine to freeze and probably corrupted steam in the process... time for reinstall of steam.

yeah now steam wont install keeps saying deleted file but still there and i cant delete it manually because it says i need admin rights grrr..
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