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Cannot launch Steam with 14.0.0 and later
Anthony Helm
Anthony Helm
Posted 2015-03-20 17:18
I dowloaded the latest Crossover Mac, 14.1.0 today, and set about to create a new Steam bottle. Everything looks fine, but Steam never successfully launches. It attempts to download the latest update, and promptly crashes out, never reaching a login screen.

The log file from the bottle install ends with:
** Fri Mar 20 18:15:42 2015
Starting '/Applications/CrossOver' 'winewrapper.exe' '--no-convert' '--run' '--'
'/Applications/CrossOver' '--scan' '--icon-dir' '/Users/kajiai/Library/Application Support/CrossOver/Bottles/Steam/windata/Associations'

err:menubuilder:convert_to_native_icon error 0x8007000E getting frame 9
fixme:ntdll:NtLockFile I/O completion on lock not implemented yet
err:menubuilder:convert_to_native_icon error 0x8007000E getting frame 9

I've tried backing down to previous versions of Crossover with no luck, same results.

My Mac:
Late 2012 27" iMac, 3.4GHz Core i7 running Yosemite (10.10.2)

Stefan Dösinger
Stefan Dösinger  Staff Member
Posted 2015-03-22 09:31
Are launcher icons for Steam created? What happens when you try to run them?

A few other ideas:
*) Instead of letting CrossOver download the Steam installer, grab it from and point CrossOver to it. Maybe they changed the Steam URL.
*) Delete all files except of Steam.exe in the Steam installation directory and try again.
*) Try again tomorrow. Sometimes the local Steam mirrors are broken.

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