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steam problem (game already running)

Discussion in 'F1 2012 - The Game' started by mizz, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. mizz

    mizz

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    hello everybody,

    i searched this forum for an answer regarding following problem.
    since the last week everytime i start f1 2012 there is
    1. shown the f1 2012 logo and then a message is promted "steam error (App already running),
    2. or the game starts and after confirming my profile the message appears.

    the first thing i made was to validate the data, took me half an hour, resulting in deleting all of my helmets and the tires from vlasovas.

    i installed some of the liveries and the tires again, resulting in the same scenario.

    weird thing is, if i start a new profile, everything is seamless and without problems.

    after two years with gfwl f1 this is very anoying.

    is there anything that i can do to prevent steam for mismatching my data all the time.
    we are talking about some helmets and car liveries from ml2166, warok, supply or gerald.
    nothing special.

    i think i´m not the only person around here using some painting mods to fresh up the game...

    thanks in advance
    andi
     
  2. Sasha Jednak

    Sasha Jednak

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    You can disable steam cloud sync if you haven't already. For error app already running, I got it last week and it was fine after restarting steam. So can't help you there.:(
     
  3. mizz

    mizz

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    sad to say, that i tried this already. reinstalling steam doesnt help either.
    i´m tired of this because it could be so easy without steam. ;-(
     
  4. samjealsha

    samjealsha

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    try using steam offline
     
  5. mizz

    mizz

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    on- and offline this problem exits (yoda quote ;-))
     
  6. Senad Subasic

    Senad Subasic

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    Don't have the game, but try deleting the .blob files from the main Steam folder.
     
  7. mizz

    mizz

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    i had to validate my cache files and delet my profile ;-(
    its so anoying, in the middle of a career season.
    all of my settings helmets and progresses are gone. its the 2nd time so far.