Solved Steam is not working properly


toppergraph

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I have just tried to play a game (Black mesa), and steam gave the error message saying that my steam library (drive D:: 2Tb is not accessible or corrupt).
After uninstalling steam and the library from my D: drive and reinstalling I am getting the same message after trying to re-download Black mesa with an additional message, not enough disk space.
The library on D: could only be removed in safe mode after trying all the steam suggestions it still will not download.
I have several apps installed on the D: drive and all work fine and I can read and write to the drive which has 1.6 Tb free.
I ran a disk scan and repair and no errors were reported.
 

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    windows 11 Pro
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    Me home built
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    Ryzen 5 3600x
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    Msi B450 PRO-VDH MAx
    Memory
    16Gb 3200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI RADION Rx480 8 gb
    Sound Card
    realteck HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ASUS 24" and Xpen Artidt pro 12 Monitor tablet.
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    C:\crucial 240Gb SSD >crucial M2 250Gb cache >F:\WD 2TB
    PSU
    CoolMaster G750 M
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    Cooler Master 212 thermal Heatsink 2x120mm Fans:2 x120mm in push pull above it 2"x 1 20mm on front on intake and 1 120mm exhaling on the back panel.
    Keyboard
    Logitech
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    cobra
    Internet Speed
    210M
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    Google
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    Malwarebytes
Never heard of uninstalling via Safe Mode. I always uninstall via the Steam Client because of the DRM they use.
 

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System One System Two

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    Windows 11
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    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Sapphire Radeon RX 6500XT (8 GB version)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    BenQ Mobuiz EX2710Q QHD, Iiyama ProLite X23377HDS
    Hard Drives
    MSI Spatium M461 4TB
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    Windows 11
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    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer A114
    CPU
    Intel Celeron N4020
Never heard of uninstalling via Safe Mode. I always uninstall via the Steam Client because of the DRM they use.
Never heard of uninstalling via Safe Mode. I always uninstall via the Steam Client because of the DRM they use.
I did not uninstall anything in safe mode, I deleted the library file in safe mode Because it would not delete Normaly.
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Me home built
    CPU
    Ryzen 5 3600x
    Motherboard
    Msi B450 PRO-VDH MAx
    Memory
    16Gb 3200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI RADION Rx480 8 gb
    Sound Card
    realteck HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ASUS 24" and Xpen Artidt pro 12 Monitor tablet.
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    C:\crucial 240Gb SSD >crucial M2 250Gb cache >F:\WD 2TB
    PSU
    CoolMaster G750 M
    Cooling
    Cooler Master 212 thermal Heatsink 2x120mm Fans:2 x120mm in push pull above it 2"x 1 20mm on front on intake and 1 120mm exhaling on the back panel.
    Keyboard
    Logitech
    Mouse
    cobra
    Internet Speed
    210M
    Browser
    Google
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
I have done all the steam advisors.
In terminal D: chkdsk /f
sfc /scannow
No errors
Windows scandisk reports no errors on drive D:
Installed and played Wolfenstein 2009(non-steam game) From Drive D:
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    windows 11 Pro
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Me home built
    CPU
    Ryzen 5 3600x
    Motherboard
    Msi B450 PRO-VDH MAx
    Memory
    16Gb 3200Mhz
    Graphics Card(s)
    MSI RADION Rx480 8 gb
    Sound Card
    realteck HDMI
    Monitor(s) Displays
    ASUS 24" and Xpen Artidt pro 12 Monitor tablet.
    Screen Resolution
    1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    C:\crucial 240Gb SSD >crucial M2 250Gb cache >F:\WD 2TB
    PSU
    CoolMaster G750 M
    Cooling
    Cooler Master 212 thermal Heatsink 2x120mm Fans:2 x120mm in push pull above it 2"x 1 20mm on front on intake and 1 120mm exhaling on the back panel.
    Keyboard
    Logitech
    Mouse
    cobra
    Internet Speed
    210M
    Browser
    Google
    Antivirus
    Malwarebytes
I have done all the steam advisors.
In terminal D: chkdsk /f
sfc /scannow
No errors
Windows scandisk reports no errors on drive D:
Installed and played Wolfenstein 2009(non-steam game) From Drive D:
Is that all you tried?? Steam actually advise a lot more than that ..
For instance see these guides on their support community


Judging by your problem description, I would particularly recommend trying "Clearing the Download Cache" and "Repair Library Folder". Both of these solutions can be found in the second link provided.
 

My Computers

System One System Two

  • OS
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    CPU
    AMD Ryzen 5 5600
    Motherboard
    MSI B550-A Pro
    Memory
    16 GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Sapphire Radeon RX 6500XT (8 GB version)
    Monitor(s) Displays
    BenQ Mobuiz EX2710Q QHD, Iiyama ProLite X23377HDS
    Hard Drives
    MSI Spatium M461 4TB
  • Operating System
    Windows 11
    Computer type
    Laptop
    Manufacturer/Model
    Acer A114
    CPU
    Intel Celeron N4020
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