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Steam Stopped Working with Update
Ryan Mauk
Posted 2016-12-19 02:46
Hey there,

I just let Crossover push through the most recent update and now steam won't even launch.  The icon appears and immediately goes away again.  Help!
Josh DuBois
Josh DuBois  Staff Member
Posted 2016-12-19 09:06
Did Steam stop working immediately when you updated to CrossOver 16, or did an update to the Steam client itself break things?

What version of OS X and CrossOver are you using?  What kind of bottle is steam running in (i.e., 'WinXP, Win7, etc., and 32 or 64 bit?)
Ryan Mauk
Posted 2016-12-19 17:11
Steam stopped working immediately following the update.  How do I find out which bottle I'm using?
Ryan Mauk
Posted 2016-12-19 17:13
I'm running OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 and Crossover Version 16.0 (16.0.0.30178).
Jørgen
Jørgen Omniscient Mystical Exalted Nigh-invincible Supreme Raging Atomic Dragon Turbo Chief Senior Advocate, Rank 3
Posted 2016-12-20 12:37
Ryan Mauk Posted:
Steam stopped working immediately following the update.  How do I find out which bottle I'm using?



You select the bottle, in your case the Steam bottle. From the bottom of that window you select *Configure Wine*. Select Tab *Applications*. Here you find which Windows version you are using as well as the possiblilty of changing this setting into another version of the OS.
Francisco Ruiz
Posted 2016-12-29 14:20
In my case, Steam kept on working, but a number of Steam games in my Mac (Dishonored, Mass Effect, Black Mesa, for instance) got their graphics so horribly glitched with "triangular flashes" (I with I had a better word for it) and other glitches that they became unplayable. I don't think it's Steam itself, but the way Crossover 16 (Wine 2.0?) handles graphic calls to MacOS. The problem exists both in 32-bit and 64-bit bottles.

I recommend staying out of version 16 if you care about running games until this problem is fixed.
Tyler McCoon
Tyler McCoon
Posted 2017-01-08 13:00
I agree, I have been unable to run any steam games because it crashes right when I see my game list.
Jørgen
Jørgen Omniscient Mystical Exalted Nigh-invincible Supreme Raging Atomic Dragon Turbo Chief Senior Advocate, Rank 3
Posted 2017-01-09 08:41
Francisco Ruiz Posted:
In my case, Steam kept on working, but a number of Steam games in my Mac (Dishonored, Mass Effect, Black Mesa, for instance) got their graphics so horribly glitched with "triangular flashes" (I with I had a better word for it) and other glitches that they became unplayable. I don't think it's Steam itself, but the way Crossover 16 (Wine 2.0?) handles graphic calls to MacOS. The problem exists both in 32-bit and 64-bit bottles.

I recommend staying out of version 16 if you care about running games until this problem is fixed.



It is feasible the update comes with Enhanced Graphics Modus enabled. Did you check/uncheck this option?
Benjamin Hess
Posted 2017-07-11 00:11
This just happened for me today, unfortunately!

Did anyone ever figure out how to fix this?

How do I find my save files to back them up if I wanted to re-install Steam & my games?
Matthïas Ribard-Imobersteg
Posted 2017-07-11 03:29
Hi there,

I report the exact same problem today. Yesterday all worked fine and today everything collapse. I feel cursed ... !
Sebastian Gołębniak
Posted 2017-07-11 05:27
Same here... Please fix it!
Chris Jester-Young
Chris Jester-Young
Posted 2017-07-11 09:23
The newest Steam update changed the way its networking code worked. In particular, it trips up on a Wine bug: https://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43315

The fix is straightforward and I hope it makes its way to CrossOver soon!
Sebastian Gołębniak
Posted 2017-07-11 09:37
Yes, but I don't have old version steam. I remove all steam because I thought, that problem is with Steam. Maybe someone can upload working steam?
Josh DuBois
Josh DuBois  Staff Member
Posted 2017-07-11 14:10
We're working on a new build with the fix now and hope to have it out shortly.
Benjamin Hess
Posted 2017-07-11 15:56
Can confirm, just uninstalled Steam and Crossover, re-installed both and Steam is not working. As the other reply mentioned they are working on a fix and we shall have to wait for now. Thank you for your diligence.
Balrogzzz
Posted 2017-07-12 07:01
just for the records this thread :

https://www.codeweavers.com/compatibility/crossover/forum/steam?msg=197678

is related to here, so i post the link.

Wine guyz fix seem working.but only in Wine.

but in Crossover the new Steam update from today will not run too.

here is the change (july 11)
http://store.steampowered.com/news/?feed=steam_client


i dont know if Valve will make another fix/update today or tomorrow , or if crossover will make a patch asap. we have to wait...

Chris Jester-Young
Chris Jester-Young
Posted 2017-07-12 13:21
Speaking realistically, Valve is not going to make an update to work around this bug---Steam's code is behaving correctly, and it's just using Windows functionality that Wine/CrossOver only implemented 90% correctly, and the Steam code is touching the remaining 10%, which they're within their right to do.

So yes, you do have to wait for CrossOver to release an update. 😊 I just noticed that 16.2.5 is out now, which claims to fix the issue. Let's try it out!
Josh DuBois
Josh DuBois  Staff Member
Posted 2017-07-12 13:32
Our fix just shipped!  If you download the latest version of CrossOver you should have what you need.
Balrogzzz
Posted 2017-07-12 13:53
nice job guyz
Chris Jester-Young
Chris Jester-Young
Posted 2017-07-12 15:22
Yep, the fix worked awesomely for me. Thanks for getting it out there so quickly!
Balrogzzz
Posted 2017-07-12 16:24
yes !!

that was fast and effective :) thanks to the dev team.
Benjamin Hess
Posted 2017-07-13 12:56
Fix worked great for me!

However can I mention incase management is reading that I bought the $40 one version about a month ago, and it wouldn't let me spend just $20 to upgrade to the full $60 one year subscription for the update, I had to pay a whole new $60 to get the one year subscription. So basically, I just wasted $40 becauseI couldn't spend $20 to upgrade my previous purchase after one month.

There should be an option to upgrade the $40 purchase to the $60 purchase without just needing to buy the $60
Cameron Fleet
Posted 2017-07-16 18:22
I am having this problem, Steam closes a few seconds after trying to open it. According to these other replies an update was released to fix this apparently? The only update I have seen is updating installation recipes. Is there a way to force an update to the program?
Cameron Fleet
Posted 2017-07-16 18:29
Cameron Fleet Posted:
I am having this problem, Steam closes a few seconds after trying to open it. According to these other replies an update was released to fix this apparently? The only update I have seen is updating installation recipes. Is there a way to force an update to the program?

Nevermind, I didn't check for updates. I would delete my previous reply but I don't know how.
Gentile Senior Advocate
Posted 2017-07-17 06:43
Steam is working for me under the latest Crossover Mac (16.2.5).  I am able to open steam, update it, and browse the program with no obvious problems. I'm running Mac Sierra.
Nobody Senior Advocate
Posted 2017-09-12 16:55
Can confirm, update fixes

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