Steam crashing my computer! HELP

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#1 Posted by jking197 (916 posts) -


Steam is stuck at 0% and eventually logs in, when it does it continuously displays searching for game updates/media updates etc. I can't use my desktop because its using up 80K of memory in windows task manager - processes. Does anybody know what to do? Is it happening to anybody else?

#2 Posted by nutcrackr (12778 posts) -

If Steam continues to crash, try deleting all files and folders in the Steam directory except for steam.exe and the SteamApps folder

If you continue to have problems updating Steam, please exit from Steam, and then delete the following files from your Steam directory.

C:Program FilesSteamSteam.dll
C:Program FilesSteamSteamUI.dll
C:Program FilesSteamClientRegistry.Blob

#3 Posted by webby1 (4012 posts) -
nah mine is working fine
#4 Posted by jking197 (916 posts) -
Damnit! Looks like in gonna have to reinstall it :(
#5 Posted by jking197 (916 posts) -
Still nothing, it keeps freezing up on me and chewing up all of my memory!
#6 Posted by orchid_boy (438 posts) -

i have an idea...could help or not, i'm not really sure

running your OS in Safe mode...after that uninstall/delete any Steam files

#7 Posted by jking197 (916 posts) -
Ill give it a shot, TY