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Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:47 PM

Steam download - 10 GB
 
Hy,

Steam is downloading 10 GB "update" after i was already playing. Could you tell me why?

Second Question:
How could i prefend Steam doing that again?

Imbuse

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:48 PM

I'd appreciate knowing why it's doing this as well. :p

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:49 PM

AFAIK steam is having to re-install the whole game again. :mad:

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:51 PM

yep ... i have same ... so I can play in about 3 hour i think .... if the server is online again *haha*

and then i want my borg and my trill ... *grml*

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:51 PM

Ouch...I got rid of my QoS on my router to speed it up, but Steam caps me at 1.3 MBps this sucks! Considering I was already playing :(

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:52 PM

same here, steam froze, I restarted and now I have to re-download the whole game again, thanks.... hell of a head start....

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:53 PM

this ****es me off,:mad:
1# I have a limited bandwidth, I had to increase the download rate i.e. pay more to my ISP today to get it down...
2# I thought I would be able to log in today. since I made sure to log in yesterday and have the game up to date, I would have accepted a patch update.
BUT NOT THE WHOLE FREACKING GAME!!!:mad::mad::mad:

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:54 PM

It's a problem with steam, there is a big thread about it on the steam forum. Basically, if you have the client through steam, launch the exe directly, do not launch it through steam.

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:55 PM

+1 all the other other comments.

Hell of a headstart!

Archived Post 01-29-2010 12:56 PM

I suspect because the first copy was labeled "beta" by steam, and now they are switching us to the 'actual' game, even though in reality, they are one in the same. Sadly a pitfall of Cryptic not using Steam's update system, steam knows nothing about the game's update status.

Grin and bear it. :(


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