Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Help and Tips

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-08-2012, 06:49 PM   #1
l4d3
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Reputation: 34
Posts: 387
Steam won't start with Windows 8

First off yeah, there is no reason to install Windows 8. It adds absolutely nothing useful. I got it for $15 and have it installed to try it out.

BACK ON TOPIC... With Windows 7 Steam would start when I logged into windows. With Windows 8 Steam does not start with Windows 8.

I checked the option in the Steam settings to load at start-up. Didn't work.

I even put a shortcut to Steam in the Start-up folder. Didn't work.

Is this a Windows 8 issue that Valve has overlooked?
l4d3 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2012, 06:57 PM   #2
Asuterisuku
 
 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Reputation: 93
Posts: 552
Strange... Perhaps backing up your Steamapps folder and reinstalling Steam from scratch could help? Because Steam works just fine here on a fresh install of Windows 8.
Asuterisuku is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-08-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
l4d3
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Reputation: 34
Posts: 387
I did a clean install of windows. I had Steam installed on my D drive. So I stated it up from there and it worked, after a minor file association/update.

But Steam would not start when windows booted. SO I downloaded the steam app and re-installed it. Same deal.

At least your words give me some inspiration. But I'm kind of running out of ideas :/

Maybe I can create a task. But I really shouldn't have to do this.
l4d3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Go Back   Steam Users' Forums > Steam Discussions > Help and Tips


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:02 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Site Content Copyright Valve Corporation 1998-2012, All Rights Reserved.