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Hello OCN,
I have this trouble with windows compatibility issues. Under Steam/Properties I unchecked all compatiblity boxes. I even removed it from the registry. I do not want to do a clean install of steam cuz that will take a long time. Can someone suggest another solution as reinstalling will be a last resort for me?

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A clean install of steam does not take a long time. Just take the steamapps folder out of whichever folder your copy of steam is installed in, uninstall steam, reinstall, move the folder back in, and then do a cache verification on all of your games. About half of them will have a short 30 second download to fix them, everything else will remain intact.

Double check that folder name though, I'm not on my steam computer right now.
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A clean install of steam does not take a long time. Just take the steamapps folder out of whichever folder your copy of steam is installed in, uninstall steam, reinstall, move the folder back in, and then do a cache verification on all of your games. About half of them will have a short 30 second download to fix them, everything else will remain intact.
Double check that folder name though, I'm not on my steam computer right now.

You can do that?
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So long as you grab the right folder, and verify the cache of each game, yep.

I just did it while moving steam over to my SSD, and that's going from one different file system to the other. Everything works fine.
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