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Ok, I got quite a huge problem, Everytime i open steam, It just freezes, It has done this for the past 3 days and i have not been able to get on steam, I tryed reinstalling, Uninstalled it, Installed it and when i had to direct the folder to where i want it to go, I had the, "steam must be installed into an empty folder" error, I deleted the whole folder in my C:/Program Files/Steam folder, and installed, It went fine, I logged in, And booted up steam, It still froze no matter what, Then i got this... steam.exe (main exception): error delete of steam.exe failed, win32 error 5 "access is denied"
and now, it still just freezes...

Now, I am already guessing this is bad frown.gif, so, all help is appreciated. thumb.gif
Edited by AMDrocks - 12/10/11 at 12:05am
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hmph, 4 hours and only 11 views, C'mon guys, I really need help here. frown.gif i have searched all over the net....
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Not sure what it could be... Please keep in mind that it is the wee hours of the morning here in North America lol For instance, it is 08:35am for me...

On another note, Steam has been having problems loading for me. Pages on the Store front sometimes will not load at all for me. However, I have no issues running any of my games.
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Ok now it is still freezing, 1 time it actaully loaded up the store and i clicked the libary, it loaded, 3 seconds later, freeze, Now it is still freeezing like usual on the store. frown.gif
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I presume you have had a look at this page about your error? other than the tips on there I have no clue, sorry maye.

Sorry the link vanished, will fix in a sec.
Edited by pyra - 12/10/11 at 1:31pm
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Did this happen before the update??
On Dec 6 there was an update and you said 3 days ago so the time fits.

I know that the first time after reinstalling take a long time to load.
Leave it for like 10 15 minutes and see.
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Originally Posted by TLCH723 View Post

Did this happen before the update??
On Dec 6 there was an update and you said 3 days ago so the time fits.
I know that the first time after reinstalling take a long time to load.
Leave it for like 10 15 minutes and see.

Ok, I will let it sit for 10-15mins then.
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Originally Posted by pyra View Post

I presume you have had a look at this page about your error? other than the tips on there I have no clue, sorry maye.
Sorry the link vanished, will fix in a sec.

Thanks, But mine doesn't stall :/
Thanks though]


EDIT : OMG, Wow, I waited for 10 mins, And surprisingly, When i thought it wasen't going to load, I was about to close, And then it opened, No freezes!
Guess i was just impatient, Waiting was the key!
Thanks TLCH723!
Edited by AMDrocks - 12/10/11 at 11:36pm
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