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Steam exe main exception to run steam

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October 31, 2010 3:54:08 AM

Hello,
was connected to steam account computer crashed had to recover to original went to reload steam and civ5
and lo and behold after 3 minutes of waiting for steam to upgrade I get "steam.exe (main exception) in order to run steam you must be connected to the internet"......was up wit dat
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October 31, 2010 4:26:54 AM

What firewall are you running? Have to allowed it through the firewall since the steam update? Many firewalls do version detection, so they will re-prompt you to allow a given program access to the internet if that program gets updated.
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November 5, 2010 4:57:21 PM

The_Prophecy said:
What firewall are you running? Have to allowed it through the firewall since the steam update? Many firewalls do version detection, so they will re-prompt you to allow a given program access to the internet if that program gets updated.


i have it by firewall. but still have same result.
i connect to internet via wireless connection (need to login first)
can you give me a solution? please??? :( 
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November 9, 2010 2:29:12 PM

just e-mail steam support and do as they say
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