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I can't seem to understand why this happens.. If I download a game, the taskbar will show the load percentage in relation to the download percent, but once it's done, will always revert to this, which seems to be about 60%.. Mostly all my games are downloaded, I'd like to find settings for this, or at least understand what it indicates.
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Happened to me yesterday after Steam downloaded some updates; restarting Steam fixed it for me, though.
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Unfortunately restarting steam doesnt solve my issue.. it's been like this for a week and a bit now, and is turned off every night.
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Hm.

Try deleting clientregistry.blob etc? Steam does some weird stuff sometimes. A while ago, I had to completely uninstall it and reinstall again, as it got stuck into a load->crash instantly cycle whenever I tried to start it up. Uninstall + reinstall fixed it, but it's an inelegant solution. wink.gif If you do try that, just copy 'n' paste the whole steamapps/common folder from inside the Steam directory somewhere else, then copy it back after the reinstall, so you don't have to download everything again.
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I don't have an answer, sorry, but what is that toolbar thing on the left side? I like.
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Originally Posted by General Crumples;14671540 
I don't have an answer, sorry, but what is that toolbar thing on the left side? I like.
Right? ^^
And it looks like Rainmeter. http://code.google.com/p/rainmeter/

Also, The bar in the bottom usually indicates Install / Update or Download progress. Open up your steam client, goto library, goto your downloads tab. Is there any suspended or paused downloads / updated there? If so, unpause or continue them.

Happens to me alot, but its usually because of the above.
Paused downloads still remain paused (atleast for me) even when I close / open Steam or power off my PC. ^ ^
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ShadowEW;14671581 
Right? ^^
And it looks like Rainmeter. http://code.google.com/p/rainmeter/

Also, The bar in the bottom usually indicates Install / Update or Download progress. Open up your steam client, goto library, goto your downloads tab. Is there any suspended or paused downloads / updated there? If so, unpause or continue them.

Happens to me alot, but its usually because of the above.
Paused downloads still remain paused (atleast for me) even when I close / open Steam or power off my PC. ^ ^

We has a winner, and I feel slightly embarassed..
It was the HL1 pre-load that initiated itself, hidden away in my downloads. No indication on the games list though.

And yes, General Crumples, it's Rainmeter, specifically Gnometer. Quite a clean little set up that I rather enjoy.

Thanks for all the help guys smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ducky;14681352 
We has a winner, and I feel slightly embarassed..
It was the HL1 pre-load that initiated itself, hidden away in my downloads. No indication on the games list though.

And yes, General Crumples, it's Rainmeter, specifically Gnometer. Quite a clean little set up that I rather enjoy.

Thanks for all the help guys smile.gif

Haha, I thought you said you'd gone through your downloads list... redface.gif Well, at least it's fixed! biggrin.gif
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