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STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« on: July 23, 2018, 09:02:59 AM »
Here a quick read me first Steam games guide to solve some “known" issues.

MUST KNOW!!
When Porting Kit installs a Steam game, actually only creates the Wrapper and installs the Windows Steam into that wrapper. The game install itself happens in Steam. In the Installation process, The Steam window login screen may appear. When that happens, DON’T LOGIN, but instead close the window so portingkit can finalise the installation. Thats the most inportant step.

Troubleshooting:
1. Can’t click in the Steam window to enter username or password?
That happens a lot, I don’t know exactly the cause, but you can simply fix it by selecting the steam login window and move it a bit and click in the window again.

2. The Steam Window doesn’t appear, nothing happens!
If the install process has been done properly steam may have a process running which prevents it from launch. In that case in porting Kit go to top bar —> tools —> kill all wine proocesses and then try launch steam again. Worse case scenario restart your Mac. Still not working? Trash the wrapper and reinstall. Still not working let us know.

3. After login into Steam the Store/Library Window doesn’t appear, nothing happens!
Check in the top bar and see if the Steam icon is there and doubble click it to popup the Steam Window.

Hope this helps most common issues. If these steps don’t work, let us know.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2018, 05:15:30 AM »
I'm having the issue with the Steam Window not appearing when I try to install The Elder Scrolls IV - Oblivion.  It keeps giving me the error "Something wrong happened while installing Steam.  Do you want to perform the installation manually by selecting an installer?"  I've already tried Tools > Kill All Wine Processes to no avail.  Please help!

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2018, 09:32:33 AM »
Thats a seperate issue which is goinf on after a change by steam for the game. Same kinda issue is for steam version of steam version Fallout Vegas.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2018, 04:26:39 PM »
So is FNV not playable at the moment?

I've gotten it to load the startup but the game just loads into a black screen no matter which settings I choose.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2018, 03:08:43 PM »
So is FNV not playable at the moment?

I've gotten it to load the startup but the game just loads into a black screen no matter which settings I choose.

Just updated the wrapper. Could you please try the latest version?

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2018, 04:11:46 PM »
Hi,

I've installed the wrapper and am able to get to the steam logon screen and can now see the application in finder etc. however when i log on to steam nothing seems to happen. The steam application seems to run but just as an empty window! Any ideas?

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2018, 04:35:30 PM »
Hi,

I've installed the wrapper and am able to get to the steam logon screen and can now see the application in finder etc. however when i log on to steam nothing seems to happen. The steam application seems to run but just as an empty window! Any ideas?

You can go to your library and download the game. Until we start to use the unofficial wrapper with the newest WS10 engines, only the Steam library works in Steam ports.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #7 on: December 17, 2018, 10:11:57 PM »
Hi,

I've installed the wrapper and am able to get to the steam logon screen and can now see the application in finder etc. however when i log on to steam nothing seems to happen. The steam application seems to run but just as an empty window! Any ideas?

You can go to your library and download the game. Until we start to use the unofficial wrapper with the newest WS10 engines, only the Steam library works in Steam ports.

Thanks for responding. I'm still struggling though. When i go to my library in Porting Kit i don't get the option to download, i only get the option to 'Play'. Not sure what this means.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #8 on: December 20, 2018, 03:50:03 AM »
You can go to your library and download the game. Until we start to use the unofficial wrapper with the newest WS10 engines, only the Steam library works in Steam ports.

Unfortunately after the most recent Steam update only WineCX18.1.0 has a working Steam Store for the moment until someone/myself is able to extract the additional patch/patches that are needed to get it working.


Thanks for responding. I'm still struggling though. When i go to my library in Porting Kit i don't get the option to download, i only get the option to 'Play'. Not sure what this means.

You click "Play" to launch the Wrapper/Port then install the game from your Steam Library.

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #9 on: December 26, 2018, 12:22:04 AM »
Any solution for the error message saying "invalid platform"?

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #10 on: December 27, 2018, 11:55:03 PM »
Any solution for the error message saying "invalid platform"?

Sounds like you installed a 64Bit game into a 32Bit wrapper

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #11 on: December 28, 2018, 02:29:35 AM »
I can get to the installing after launching the stream, but it sends a message saying it has an error of an encrypted file, two patch files appear in the folder and nothing happens. Any idea what could cause this?

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #12 on: December 29, 2018, 08:04:25 PM »
I can get to the installing after launching the stream, but it sends a message saying it has an error of an encrypted file, two patch files appear in the folder and nothing happens. Any idea what could cause this?

What were you attempting to install when you had the error?

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #13 on: January 03, 2019, 02:15:23 AM »
It was Mass Effect. Now I solved this problem, but steam says the server is unavailable. I've kinda given up on this game though, nothing is working...

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Re: STEAM Games Ports Read me First!!
« Reply #14 on: January 03, 2019, 05:03:26 PM »
It was Mass Effect. Now I solved this problem, but steam says the server is unavailable. I've kinda given up on this game though, nothing is working...

Did you install Steam manually?
The content servers are unreachable error is usually handled by PortingKit directly / use winetricks to install steam or manually edit the config file to allow steam to download content.