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This is happening to a few demos I downloaded. I open up CSS, go into console and type in playdemo xxx. It gives me the error "
xxx.dem has invalid demo header ID.
Failed to read demo header."

Anybody know what the deal is with this?
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post #2 of 6
Often is that your download is corrupt (If it's downloaded) or it was simply stopped wrong.
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post #3 of 6
It's cause of the recent update; any demo made before it doesn't work anymore... I REALLY hope Valve fixes this.
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Originally Posted by DataX
It's cause of the recent update; any demo made before it doesn't work anymore... I REALLY hope Valve fixes this.
Is it only because of the recent update? Because I've never experienced that before.
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Originally Posted by gonX
Is it only because of the recent update? Because I've never experienced that before.
The one that added the radar etc.
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Originally Posted by bigvaL
The one that added the radar etc.
Oh. Thank you very much, you need a button.
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