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NeedNike
08-21-2011, 11:16 AM
When I click on install space marine demo

The Steam servers are currently too busy to handle your request. Please try again in a few minutes (don't see other threads about this exact error)

This message for over 12 hours?!

I get it, that it was there for the first hours.
but the "hole" day?

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 12:02 PM
I don't understand how any can play this game if it won't even download?

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:35 PM
anyone els having this issue? or is it just me?

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:36 PM
have you restarted your steam client yet? usually fixes it for me

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:39 PM
have you restarted your steam client yet? usually fixes it for me

Yes, five times :(

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:41 PM
Yes, five times :(
have you tried changing your download region?

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Yes, many times also :(

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:43 PM
have you tried all of these? https://support.steampowered.com/kb_article.php?ref=5483-YUFN-0521

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:50 PM
just did, and it didn't work either :(

EDIT: have also never had any problems before with steam :/

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:51 PM
can you download other stuff from steam (alien swarm is a free game if you have nothing else you could currently try it with)

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:55 PM
hmm, your right.. I can't download other games either :/

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:56 PM
hmm, your right.. I can't download other games either :/
uninstall reinstall I would say

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 02:57 PM
steam?

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 02:58 PM
steam?
yeah.
you can keep the steamapps folder backed up of course.

NeedNike
08-21-2011, 03:17 PM
Thanks alot! it worked :)
but somehow I thought steam would backup steamapps by itself..
which it doesn't, so... :(

but thanks anyway :)

Fraxxxi
08-21-2011, 03:21 PM
happy to be of service

winterforge
08-21-2011, 04:01 PM
I don't understand how any can play this game if it won't even download?


Assuming you know that only those who preordered can play it right now. The general public can play the demo Tuesday.