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Steam Games Say "Preparing to Launch" And then go away and never run.

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#1 Dozzy0


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Posted 25 March 2012 - 11:50 PM

My steam games do not launch after the preparing to launch message. I have visited https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...6218-USFX-5568 and it is no luck. I think i have tried everything. May you please have a look? By the way I have been talking to steam support for half a year now and still no fix. I am hoping someone here can help me.

oh heres an error message
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BEX
Application Name: hl2.exe
Application Version:
Application Timestamp: 4ea78f27
Fault Module Name: StackHash_b4ee
Fault Module Version:
Fault Module Timestamp: 00000000
Exception Offset: 013a0000
Exception Code: c0000005
Exception Data: 00000008
OS Version: 6.1.7601.
Locale ID: 1033
Additional Information 1: b4ee
Additional Information 2: b4ee5de6a2322745523997a782b35692
Additional Information 3: 277e
Additional Information 4: 277e19c30fbd5f6bb531ec9e027c37c3

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#2 the_patriot11


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Posted 27 March 2012 - 10:46 PM

Can we get some more information please, like what version of steam, operating system, what kind of computer your running, any anti-virus and firewalls you may be using, as well as any steps youve tried to fix it already please.



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#3 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 15 May 2012 - 09:20 AM

Steam is drawing a lot of complaints across the gaming community, I personally try to avoid it like the plague.
Dozzy,what Steam games have you got that won't launch?

Edited by MickinPlymouthUK, 15 May 2012 - 09:24 AM.

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