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Game client is out of date

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  • Game client is out of date

    Not to long ago (2 weeks maybe?) i had an issue with my computer that required me to use the system restore function
    Ever since then, whenever i start Dota 2 i get the message in the screenshot.
    Normally its not that big of a deal, I restart steam, verify cache on dota2, start it back up and it would work no problem
    however yesterday i tried a fresh reinstall. followed some instructions on how to do a clean reinstall (deleting local files and such) and i got in and played yesterday
    but today it happened again so i restarted steam, reverified, and started it up again. the error was still there
    tried a reinstall. still there
    now i have no real way or getting around this and am unable to play or watch any games
    is there any way to fix this?

  • #2
    You may have a corrupted configuration file that is preventing Steam from installing the game. Exit Steam then delete this file in your userdata folder located inside the Steam folder (usually Program Files\Steam or Program Files (x86)\Steam):
    After that restart Steam.


    • #3
      Dota needed a update when i restarted steam and after that it started without the error.
      thanks again for the quick response!


      • #4
        thanks it works for me as well

        Think Valve should release some fix to get the root cause - as it is clearly the problem and it last for a long time