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For those of you who didn't know theres a working version of Friends which you can access by putting this after the shortcut used to launch steam

Steam.exe -clientbeta steam3friends -beta steam3friends

So get it working and get any cs buddies to enable it too, add their names (the one displayed at the top of their steam window) and you'll be able to see when they're online,instant message them and instantly join their server if they are already playing by right clicking and "join game".
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My friend tried and it said invalid target...anyone else get this?

I got it working.

I believe this might fix favorites as well.
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I'm willing to bet he screwed up the original path in the shortcut to get that message, just tested it there myself by deliberately messing it up. Ask him to verify if the shortcut points to his steam.exe and add the friends command line above.
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One question. When you insert "-clientbeta steam3friends -beta steam3friends" do you take out the " at the end of the steam directory Path, or do you just add this after it.

Example

Original Path = "C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steam.exe"

New One = "C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steam.exe" -clientbeta steam3friends -beta steam3friends Or "C:\\Program Files\\Steam\\steam.exe -clientbeta steam3friends -beta steam3friends" ?? ? ? ? ?
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Leave the quote after .exe the flags shouldn't be in quotes.
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