Steam Not Connecting

So every had that problem where everything is connected to the internet, but steam says it cannot connect?

Sorry Mac users this was written for windows.

Follow these steps

  1. Close all instances of steam (double check task manager), wait about 30sec then reopen steam.
  2. Still  not working?  Close all instances of steam once again.
  3. open command prompt under administrator.
  4. type the follow commands
    • netsh winsock reset catalog
    • netsh int ip reset reset.log
  5. reopen steam if it says it cannot connect click retry.

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