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So I am not going to have acess to an internet connection for a week or two.. No possible way for me to connect

Now I try to play offline mode, but it says...

"Error, could not connect to steam network, this could be due to a problem with your internet connection or with the Steam Network. Please visit this url for more info"

Well no **** I have no connection, but I was playing steam yesterday fine... Why isn't offline mode working! Please help lol
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Did you set it to offline mode or just start steam up normally with no internet?

sry if thats a dumb question, just checking
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I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you have to be connected to the Steam network to engage the "offline" mode. After which, offline play will work fine. So if you can borrow a friends net for a minute, your problem can be taken care of quickly.
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post #4 of 18
You need your credentials (login) saved, and to have gone into offline mode at least once when you had internet before you can use it without. Borrow someone's internet? Tether your phone?
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Ughh I have nobodys internet to use.... This blows I've always hated steam... Should be able to play my single player games...
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post #6 of 18
You could try connecting to your phone's internet temporarily via wireless.
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post #7 of 18
Sure others already stated the obvious, but you have to go in offline mode while you're still connected to the internet. If you're on a laptop I'd suggest going to a friends or walk around town till you find a connection, sign in, go in offline mode. Enjoy.
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As far as I know, once you have gone into offline mode atleast once while connected to the Internet, you can go into offline mode without the Internet next time you open up Steam.
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I don't think my phone can give out an ip.. I have BB 8830 curve .. And its a desktop ***... And I didn't know I was going to lose my internet... All I wonna do is finish mafia 2 campaign lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kirus2012 View Post
I don't think my phone can give out an ip.. I have BB 8830 curve .. And its a desktop ***... And I didn't know I was going to lose my internet... All I wonna do is finish mafia 2 campaign lol
Hope this helps.

http://forums.crackberry.com/f3/how-...y-modem-19093/
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