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8:42 PM EST.... headscratch.gif
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I'm DLing a game right now, so it's working for me.

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I am having issues like no other.

I was thinking its just me.

Are you getting the simple " could not connect to the steam network " error?

Edit: between my 2 accounts I am consistantly getting different errors.

My mediacenter constantly says " steam is having trouble connectiong to steam servers " everytime! My PC says " could not connect to the steam network " everytime..

Its looking like login issues. the few times I made it in it was operating fine and able to DL and play games and even chat with xeb a little. :]
Edited by Xinoxide - 3/11/14 at 5:48pm
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mine is down
     
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I am having issues like no other.

I was thinking its just me.

Are you getting the simple " could not connect to the steam network " error?

Yeah it says to check my internet connection....but my internets is working fine....including Origin...
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yup looks like the client is down

http://steamstat.us/
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Steam does maintenance every Tuesday thats why its down now.
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Steam does maintenance every Tuesday thats why its down now.

Damn... I was hoping for a new DOTA 2 update.... tongue.gif
 
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Steam does maintenance every Tuesday thats why its down now.

Maintenance around 6 PM PST/9 PM EST? Probably during their highest volume of users logging in? Sounds pretty amateur to me...whose idea was this? Gaben?

Any normal company usually handles maintenance around the 3 am time slot.
Edited by themadhatterxxx - 3/11/14 at 5:55pm
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Steam does maintenance every Tuesday thats why its down now.

Maintenance around 6 PM PST/9 PM EST? Probably during their highest volume of users logging in? Sounds pretty amateur to me...whose idea was this? Gaben?

They actually outline that exact concern very early in the troubleshooting process relating to "why are they down right now?". It has to do with their team and the hours they work out there in the wild west. Cause you know, normal business hours are when well-payed people like to work.
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