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Windows 7: Steam crashes as soon as I login?

02 Oct 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1
Steam crashes as soon as I login?

Just recently, I was starting up Garry's Mod 13 Beta to play it with my friend and Steam crashed. I started Steam back up, typed my Username and Password and about a second after pressing log in, it crashes. It wont crash till I click on it. I've waited a hour for it to respond, still nothing. I know it wasn't GMod 13 Beta, because I've played it plenty of times before this. I've downloaded the installer and repaired it. Will I need to fully uninstall Steam and reinstall? If so, will I have to reinstall ALL my games?

EDIT: It doesn't even go to the "USERNAME logging in" or whatever it says.
It crashes right at the Username and Password part.

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02 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 10 64bit

Backup your steamapps folder so you don't lose your steam games by moving the folder to a different location and reinstall steam and put your steamapps folder back in the steam folder. Maybe steam has corrupted,see if it works by doing a reinstall .
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02 Oct 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

Too late for that.
Sorry, I didn't think of that.
Reinstalled. It's updating now.
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02 Oct 2012   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

I've reinstalled Steam.
It still crashes on me while trying to log in.
Can someone please tell me what could be causing this?
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02 Oct 2012   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

I ran CCleaner. It scanned and fixed some registry files. I noticed some was about the hl2.exe. Don't know what about it though. It's fixed, at least for now..
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