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Steam doing anyone elses head in?

By Ollie30001
Dec 15, 2006
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  1. I aint been able to log on to steam for 2 days.

    says steam is unable to connect to the steam servers or something, so i dont think its just me...? anyone else unable to use steam or any of their games?
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,421   +217

    I haven't had that trouble in the last couple of days. I'll check again when I get home today.
  3. N1Hawk

    N1Hawk Newcomer, in training Posts: 248

    i've been able to login to Steam the last month no problems
  4. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 170

    hmmm interesting...maby it is just me then

    anyone no the cause for the error "steam is unable to connect to the steam servers"? then?

    ive been unable to log in all day was fine a couple days ago, everything else works ok.
  5. Jesse_hz

    Jesse_hz TechSpot Maniac Posts: 638

    That message will appear if you're not properly connected to the Internet, or if you have blocked Steam in your firewall.
  6. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    Actualy it's today because I heard that Steam's server is down at the moment so we cant log it ( that's just what I heard so dont get mad if im wrong ;) )

    Also I cant log in earlier... I want to play with garry's mod :(
  7. Grafficks

    Grafficks Newcomer, in training Posts: 454

    I couldn't get on all of today. But then again I don't play that much anymore because all I have is CS 1.6, in which every server is infected with kids yelling in their mic with high-pitched voices...Not like I get much time to play anyways, my workload is a b**** near Christmas time...

    I get the "unable to connect to Steam servers" thing and then I click the support link it gives me, and it turns out that support.steampowered.com is also down (and every other part of steampowered.com is ok...) lol :haha:
  8. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    lol yeah Steam is weird like that grafficks ;)

    I guess it's true that steam's server is down?
  9. N1Hawk

    N1Hawk Newcomer, in training Posts: 248

    but i can login fine now? Maybe i'm lucky?
  10. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    Cool, I want to play with garry's mod but I cant get into freaking steam! :(
  11. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,421   +217

    Evidently there is a power outage in the Bellevue/Seattle area in the Northwest that was caused by a severe storm. It has affected Steam server availability.
     
  12. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    Ah ok, I knew it was a storm or something in washington that messed up the server ;)
  13. danger_mouse

    danger_mouse Newcomer, in training Posts: 70

    Yea i havnt been able to log on for a few days now :(
  14. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 3,566

    I am able to log in no problem, however I do get the message:

  15. N3051M

    N3051M Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,800

    i've been off blowing steam for the last 2 days since it wouldn't connect (thought it was some nasty network problem again..). Luckly i havn't started pulling my hair yet :D

    Steam should be working now.. just logged on to it..
  16. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    Yes it works now, I was owning a few hours ago on HL deathmatch :D
  17. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 170

    problem after problem...i can now log on but counter strike source servers list doesnt come up with anything, ses there is a problem with the master server or something..:(
  18. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    Ollie30001, The reason for that problem is because your Firewall is active you have to Disable it to play ( I have to do it to ) ;)
  19. Ollie30001

    Ollie30001 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 170

    nah wasnt nothing to do with my firewall, there are no secure server at the moment for some reason, all i had to do was change the "secure" to "all" settings in the server filter
  20. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX Newcomer, in training Posts: 2,438

    :haha: yeah the VAC secure severs are down because Seattle is in a storm right now and they cant get the servers back up, they got Steam up though so you can still play games ;)
  21. cfitzarl

    cfitzarl TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,520   +9

    I had the strangest urge to play HL2 Mod yesterday and was getting angry that I couldn't get into steam. Then, I called my friend and he couldn't either. At least it's fixed now.
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