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Remember to change the settings to Do not restrict application activity as well as Do not scan opened files.Follow the ‘verify integrity of game files’ method listed above and restart your computer.It is possible that the Hard Drive that contains the game installation has been corrupted or contains bad sectors.If a Hard Drive has “Bad” sectors it slows down and certain areas of the hard drive can’t be accessed.In that case, would a smaller dataset escape from being caught? This means that Steam can’t write update files to the hard disk. The most effective one is to uninstall Steam and all the local game content and reinstall it from scratch.
Is the error really something to do with the server?
The only way is to disable the antivirus entirely until the game is updated. Then follow the following instruction to verify integrity of game files.
To do this, open Mc Afee and select “Virus and Spyware Protection”. Hopefully, after performing the above steps, your Steam won’t give any issue.
Browse to your current Steam directory and copy the address.
The default location for the Steam directory is After copying the address open ESET NOD32 and paste the location in exclude from real time scanning.
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