MLGProPoopman64 Aug 10, 2014 @ 12:07pm
Error code 80
whenever i try to launch skyrim on my windows 8 it says error code 80. I rebooted my computer and it didnt work
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Grathagis Aug 10, 2014 @ 12:11pm 
Just go to start, type in MSCONFIG, open tag startup and active steam
PS then restart computer
MLGProPoopman64 Aug 10, 2014 @ 12:29pm 
it doesnt show steam
Grathagis Aug 10, 2014 @ 12:38pm 
That seams unlikely since you should have a directory with steam in the first place:
c\programfiles\steam
Kelvy Aug 10, 2014 @ 2:41pm 
Its call 'steam client bootstrapper' you need it for windows to activate steam.(the fix)
Just restart computer as well, both work.(this works but may happen again just a window/steam issue)
As above but when tick box/apply/OK/restart computer. Also pinned in front page of Hints and Tips.
Last edited by Kelvy; Aug 10, 2014 @ 2:42pm
grimus Aug 10, 2014 @ 3:07pm 
I believe you can only use the MSCONFIG fix if you've set Steam as part of the Startup process. Like the OP this fix is unavailable to me. I have 5 programs listed under the Statup tab and only 4 are ticked. ( ticked: Realtek, USB 3.0, CCC and D-link. Unticked: Adobe Reader. )

Tell me if I'm wrong, I'd like to know for sure. (I've only had the error 80 once.)
Last edited by grimus; Aug 10, 2014 @ 3:08pm
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