Milamber_sb Apr 10, 2013 @ 5:29pm
can't open steam on mac...
It was fine yesterday. Unfortunately I can't open Steam today. No error, no crash report, nothing. Reinstalled Steam... still same issue...
Help, please?
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Master Chief Apr 14, 2013 @ 5:06am 
does it keep saying application not responding?

Got the same problem on my mac with Steam.. it was working fine yesterday in the morning and since evening it tells me first [Connecting Steam account: "nickname"] and then just not opens.. tells me that Application is not Responding.

Deleted Steam and all Steam data.. reinstalled, run through all updates and the problem is still same: Application Not Responding

please help.

Running on Macbook Pro , mountain lion 10.8.3
Milamber_sb Apr 14, 2013 @ 11:51am 
It doesn't say anything at all. The icon shows up in the dock for a second and then fanishes.
People from other discussions recommended to delete \Users\[User]\Library\Application Support\Steam\registry.vdf and open Steam again.
It does help in my case. It isn't the first time I have this issue :(
I suggest to try the method above. Hopefully your problem will be resolved :)
brianconnoly Apr 15, 2013 @ 2:22am 
Same issue!
Help plz! Tryed reinstalling several times, not helping.

MBA'12 i5 HD4000 OSX10.8
Шквачка May 1, 2013 @ 12:29am 
Solution which worked for me:
Rename your hard drive from "Macintosh HD" to "MacintoshHD" without spaces
EZ.Manaka May 1, 2013 @ 11:16am 
Posted it on other thread already. The solution is quite simple - open /Applications/Steam.app/Contents/MacOS/steam.sh in your favourite text editor, and on the second line (which is empty) write this:
rm -f '~/Library/Application Support/Steam/registry.vdf'
Save the file. Now it will always work, you don't have to remove the file manually anymore. gg.
Thunder Blade Jun 8, 2013 @ 3:25am 
Which second line on steam.sh . Please give me a pics. Thanks a lot
Outlier Jun 8, 2013 @ 12:57pm 
thanks!
[GER]dastydog Jun 9, 2013 @ 1:41am 
mac ist komisch
albrecht.daniel1990 Jun 17, 2013 @ 9:34am 
I still can`t open Steam after changing steam.sh. After starting Steam it try`s to update and crashes. Screenshot[dl.dropboxusercontent.com]
Does anybody have any ideas how to fix this error?
Marshal KeeN™ Jun 17, 2013 @ 10:57am 
oops
FrostedFox_ Jun 17, 2013 @ 11:07am 
Thank you!
x_quizit Jun 27, 2013 @ 12:47pm 
same as, didnt work for me
Chase Jun 27, 2013 @ 2:18pm 
lol maybe restart?
and I like the mac version of steam better than my windows version. it looks better.
Memorex Jun 27, 2013 @ 2:40pm 
thx
TheCluster Oct 4, 2013 @ 5:28am 
Remove file ~/Library/Application Support/Steam/.crash and run Steam.

Don't modify steam.sh or remove registry.vdf
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