ThatDeafDumbandBlindKidd Jul 31, 2013 @ 2:04pm
Please Update your Server Problem
I've updated my L4d2 dedicated server again and again. When I launch it it activates then it says please update and restart.. I've done updates many times in the past with no problems at all. Need help....
just a FYI follow-up to the above....

I have not ran my l4D ond L4D2 servers for several months. So i expected to to have to update both. I'm having the problem with only the L4D2 Server. I did not have to update the L4d server and it still launches and i can connect to it just as I did several months ago..So, I must be having some issues with that new STEAMCMD or STEAMPIPE.thinggy.
How do i use Steamcmd or Steampipe to run my L4d2 server. Help Needeed....
Last edited by ThatDeafDumbandBlindKidd; Jul 31, 2013 @ 3:19pm
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Crestfallen_Rose Aug 1, 2013 @ 12:28am 
I had a similar problem just today.

I booted up the game before letting my Steam update, which then kicked me out after the cutscenes played. So, I suggest letting your Steam update and wait until it's finished - then maybe it'll let you play.
Rectus Aug 1, 2013 @ 2:35am 
You'll have to reinstall your server completely using SteamCMD.
ThatDeafDumbandBlindKidd Aug 1, 2013 @ 12:53pm 
Ok Thank.s for the hekp but I'm still not quite understanding what's going on here.
Firist I have the SeaamCmd app in a folder named "s_clould. When I launch it it tells me that I need to have steam online. I'm online with steam because I'm writting the to this forum at the same time. So what's the problem now> I'm logged into my regular steam account. I tried to follow the link or the steam tutorial but I still get nowhere. Can someone please tell me in a Step by Step way just how to get my L4d2 server updated? Please Help. Someone sugested that I have to start with a freash L4d2 server install. Is that correct of do I just need the Steamcmd dtuff to update?
Rectus Aug 1, 2013 @ 1:25pm 
You have to start with a fresh install.

Try these commands in StamCMD:
login anonymous
force_install_dir <where you want it>
app_update 222860 validate
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