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Anyone else lose a game after steam update?

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I bought Crysis and Crysis warhead the other day when they were on sale. I have been playing Crysis the last few days and even played once today. After I shut the game down, steam wanted a restart to update itself. Now everything is still there except Crysis (Warhead is still on my library).

I can not launch Crysis.

I tried renaming the clientregistry.blob file but that did not fix the problem.

Any ideas?
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Nope. Right click the game, in one of the options it will have verify local cache. Run that and it should re download what it needs.

Probably just a corrupt update.
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If you mean right click the game in my Library, i can not do that. It is not in my library.
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well in case anyone else has a similar problem, here is the reply i got from steam support

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Thank you for contacting Steam Support.

Please exit Steam and go to the folder called C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\ (this is the default location for a Steam installation - if you set a different installation directory, you will need to browse to it).

Delete all of the files in this folder except:

The \\Steamapps\\ folder and Steam.exe (this file is listed as an application and features the black and white Steam logo)

Restart your computer.

Then, launch Steam.exe from within the Steam installation folder, and not from a pre-existing shortcut.

With Steam running, re-test the original issue.

Note: This process will not affect your currently installed games.

If the issue persists, make sure your network is optimized for Steam:

Title: Troubleshooting Network Connectivity
Link: http://support.steampowered.com/kb_a...1456-EUDN-2493

If you have any further questions, please let us know.
this seems to have fixed the problem.
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good to know just in case.
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