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So.. Ive been using steam for years now, and today I had a particular urge to play some NS. So I come home, launch steam and am greeted with "Connection Error - Could Not connect to the steam network"

***... I was using it last night no problem. I went to their little troublshooting page and tried every single one of the things on there. http://support.steampowered.com/kb_a...php?p_faqid=11


Any idea's?
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Check the Chat area - I'm pretty sure a couple of people are having the same problem. Sounds server side to me
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Chat area as in...
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post #4 of 7
hi viper
i'm having the same problem
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post #5 of 7
Looks like you made that post too...sorry.
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post #6 of 7
it should work now viper.

I just got mine working

Maybe just a temporary server issue.
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post #7 of 7
Same problem here as well...

EDIT: nvm, just got on...
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