Steam

This is a community forum and not official technical support. — If you need official support: Contact Us

The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.


Reply to Thread Back to Threads

Steam on Mac
Jamie Smith
Posted 2007-05-01 12:17
Hi,

I installed steam using the crossover installer but when I try to run steam I get an error with Steam.dll.  I found and downloaded this file from the internet and put it in my windows/system folder.  After this I now get an error in SteamUI.dll.  So I also found and downloaded this.  I still get an error even with this dll in place.  Can anyone help me?

Jamie
Jeremy Newman
Jeremy Newman  Staff Member
Posted 2007-05-01 12:21
Strange. I have never seen this error. How about you delete that bottle and re-install steam from scratch. Also, make sure you are installing Steam into a fresh bottle, i.e. nothing else installed in it.

Sounds to me like the install was corrupt, or there is some other path issue going on.
Jamie Smith
Posted 2007-05-01 12:51
I did as you said, deleted both the bottle and the steam installer and downloaded it again.  Same problem I'm afraid.  
Jeremy Newman
Jeremy Newman  Staff Member
Posted 2007-05-01 15:10
Well, you have stumped me. I don't know what could cause this. Either your CrossOver install is corrupt, or something else in your OS X is messing things up for CrossOver. Are you running a beta version of OS X 10.5?

Jamie Smith
Posted 2007-05-01 17:19
No, I'm running 10.4.9 with all the latest updates on a Core Duo Macbook with 1Gig of RAM.  I'll try reinstalling crossover.
Jamie Smith
Posted 2007-05-02 05:19
Still getting the same error.  This time it got as far as bringing up a screen that looked like steam saying updating steam but then the error appeared.
Ken Thomases
Ken Thomases  Staff Member
Posted 2007-05-03 13:43
This seems like something you'll need to take to our ticket system to get properly diagnosed.  We'll need whatever is written to console.log and we may ask for a debug log, too.
James
Posted 2007-10-13 10:53
i have the same issue, i copied steam.dll and steamui.dll to the directory and now i get error
"steam.exe (main exception): Unable to start steame engine: *steamstartengine(0x34e824) failed with error 201: cannot perform this operation while offline"

I am however able to connect to internet through internet explorer

thanks for any help

james
bonkeykong
Posted 2008-05-07 10:51
I'm getting the same error. I've tried using Crossover 6 and CrossOver games 7 and I get the same error everytime.
Peter
Posted 2008-08-19 10:45
I'm getting the same errors as well, and if I try to simply run steam from a good, known working install in bootcamp (via normal crossover), it complains that Steam cannot connect to the network. It works perfectly on bootcamp, however.

Image of the error: http://img.skitch.com/20080819-gq7baeb449w8kmkx3kbsmp6u2t.jpg
Note that this is from a fresh install of crossover Games.
Stefan Dösinger
Stefan Dösinger  Staff Member
Posted 2008-08-19 11:42
Peter, are you able to write to the boot camp partition? Windows uses NTFS by default I think, and as far as I know MacOS cannot write to NTFS.

CrossOver Forums: the place to discuss running Windows applications on Mac and Linux

Please Wait...
eyJjYXJ0IjowLCJ0enMiOi01LCJjZG4iOiJodHRwczpcL1wvbWVkaWEuY29kZXdlYXZlcnMuY29tXC9wdWJcL2Nyb3Nzb3Zlclwvd2Vic2l0ZSIsImNkbnRzIjoxNTI1ODk4MDg2fQ==