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Ok, I'm a steam noob, just starting using it today. Downloaded GTA4, but when I hit play, nothing happens. What am I doing wrong?
    
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to do so, right click on the game, hit properties, then hit local files, then verify integrity of game cache. sounds like steam didn't download all the files.
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says validated. I restarted the computer, now it will start. however, it keeps telling me over and over that I have to apply an update. i do so, start over, rinse and repeat.
    
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That may be Games For Windows Live...unfortunately, everyone has to put up with it. Hard to tell if the continued updates are a bug, or intended.
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Run steam as a admin, because when you first download the game it has to install things for the game to work and if your computer isn't letting it that may be the reason.

When steam goes to install files after a download there should be a box that pops up in the middle of your screen saying installing 1 of 3 items of something to that effect.
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i had this issue and i found it to be a version of java that was required for win 7 x64.
you can update the steam files too,that might help.
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post #8 of 8
Update your Direct X as well. As for the GFWL update, that takes ages. Might as well go make lunch when you start it. By the time your done it should be ready.
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