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hmmmmm 25.12.2012 kello 14.19
Portal 2 Crashing
Whenever I try to load Portal 2 from desktop or my library I have the loading message, then it disconnects me, or shows an error message, and when I click 'Play Game' it disconnects me once again.
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-- 25.12.2012 kello 15.10 
I have the same problem, ive been trying to figure it out for the last 2 hours and apparently its because i need a to update...something, i really have no idea what. I have an AMD FX 8120 processor and i think thats what needs to be updated, but i cant for the life of me find the update :/
hmmmmm 25.12.2012 kello 15.22 
My computer has better than the system requirements for P2, so I don't know what the problem is.
LordViolin 25.12.2012 kello 16.10 
have the same problem
Mash 26.12.2012 kello 11.11 
same, and I have an intel i5 so I don't think the processor is the problem
hmmmmm 26.12.2012 kello 11.13 
I just got it to work recently. It's broken again.
Mash 26.12.2012 kello 11.13 
how did you make it work?
Mash 26.12.2012 kello 11.21 
that guy,"The Assassin343" is now playing Portal 2, how did he fix it? i sent him a friend request to ask him...
hmmmmm 26.12.2012 kello 14.39 
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how did you make it work?
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*(This fix is for those people whose game won't launch after the steam is launching program window)*
Turns out there were two programs interfering with Portal 2 when I tried to launch. For me it was Norton antivirus (which I thought was deleted off my pc) and the AMD Utility manager. After you do the steps below make sure to run Portal 2. If it launches then a program is interfering with it. I'm going to post a related article and the list of programs known to interfere with Steam as well.



Click the Start button, then "Run" (or Windows key + R)

Type in:


Choose "Selective Startup"

Uncheck the box labeled "Load Startup Items".

Now, click on the "Services" tab.

Please make sure the "Hide All Microsoft Services" box *is* checked.

Then, click "Disable All".

If you are using Vista or Windows 7, please re-check the "Steam Client Service" as this is required for Steam to function on these operating systems.

Click "OK" and allow your computer to restart.

Test the issue and let us know the results. This is for diagnostic purposes only. You should not leave your computer in this state, but it may help us determine the cause of the issue.

To set the system back to normal, launch msconfig again and choose "normal startup", close the window and restart your computer.

I deleted some of the AMD things, and it worked for a little while. Remember to enable everything after you do this and see the problem. (If you find it)
Viimeisin muokkaaja on hmmmmm; 26.12.2012 kello 14.42
_DoKToR 13.1.2013 kello 20.06 
Gays problem resolved ! just re install steam and game!!! (deleted c:\program files\steam\...\porta2 2) delete all files in folder......
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