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Steam - I hate you !!!

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For the past couple of days, steam in its entirety has been unresponsive and lagy. From the Steam games menu, to the server menu in Day of Defeat: Source the problem occurs...

Eventually steam just stops responding as a whole. I've tried everything I could think of.
  • Disk defragment
  • Spyware/Virus scan
  • Reinstallation of Steam and each game
  • Defragmenting all game cache files / verifying their integrity
  • Deleting the clientregistry.blob file, and replacing it
  • Disabling all background tasks
  • Disabling my firewall
  • Running registry cleaner

Halp.
    
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does it give you any error messages?

are you overclocking at all?

if this was under pc games you might get more responces
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"Cyberathlete Amateur League <pm@caleague.com> to me
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10:01 pm (5 minutes ago) The Steam update today, 5/30/07, has caused many issues with people being able to connect to servers. Please be patient and reschedule if nessecary. Forfeit wins posted because of this issue will automatically be cleared and set to pending again.

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Originally Posted by Puckbandit35 View Post
does it give you any error messages?

are you overclocking at all?
I just got this.

[IMG]http://i62.photobucket.com/albums/h91/Fatal05/***.jpg[/IMG]

Everything is at stock as of now too.
    
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i havent had any errors!! good luck on figuring it out... Steam has been good to me... I have not one problem with it!!
    
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I've had this problem a couple of days, so I don't think the Cal message applies to me
    
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thats really weird man, i havnt had any problems at all with mine, everything seems to be working fine. maybe its just that time of the month for windows? maybe it just needs a good reformat...if all else fails, that fixes everything lol
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I Had To Reinstall Steam Because Of This Update!
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post #9 of 19
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thats really weird man, i havnt had any problems at all with mine, everything seems to be working fine. maybe its just that time of the month for windows? maybe it just needs a good reformat...if all else fails, that fixes everything lol
I just reconfigured my computer to my liking after my last weeks format
    
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wow man idk, im stumped..all keep trying to find something tho.
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