Steam Validation Unlock

Discussion in 'Computer Games' started by PAL-18, Jun 10, 2014.

  1. PAL-18

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    When you validate files in steam, Steam locks itself and you can't respond to any chats or use other features.

    To get around this, paste the following link into your browser:

    steam://checksysreqs/440

    This link tricks steam into checking the system requirements for TF2 which has the unintended consequence of unlocking Steam while validation is in progress. It's completely safe too because it uses steam's browser protocol which connects directly into your steam.