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Hey everyone,
for days now I'm having a weird issue in my Steam client that I've never seen before. The "Internet parts" of the program are just not working anymore, while SHOP, NEWS and COMMUNITY look like this:

(the update news don't seem to work anymore as well)

my LIBRARY looks like that:

(doesn't load any images or icons or news for the game)

I tried to disable my Skin and it didn't help, just like looking for an update or even try the beta of the client.
Did anyone here have a similar issue or knows what to do?
Edited by Kleingetier - 10/4/11 at 12:15pm
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post #2 of 10
In your Steam folder delete (or move them elsewhere if you don't want to delete them just yet) everything except Steam.exe, steamapps (folder) and userdata (folder). Relaunch Steam and wait a minute, everything should fix itself.
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post #4 of 10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dopamin3 View Post
In your Steam folder delete (or move them elsewhere if you don't want to delete them just yet) everything except Steam.exe, steamapps (folder) and userdata (folder). Relaunch Steam and wait a minute, everything should fix itself.
Steam recovered itself again and is finding my game files just now but it looks the same as it did before.
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post #6 of 10
Did you search that error on Steam forums? Also might try redownloading the client fresh and just install over the top of the existing if that's possible.
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What OS?
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post #8 of 10
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Windows 7 64bit.
Apparently it was a wrong US proxy setup which I tried for getting the Battlefield 3 Beta (awkward process for that here in Germany). Thanks everyone for your help anyways
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post #9 of 10
Are you opted into the steam beta?
post #10 of 10
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I tried the beta, it didn't help^^
Anyways, the problem is solved
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