Steam keeps validating game files
yet its been over 2 weeks and I have tried another 2 times and still no change.All the other forums I have seen where people have a missing file doesn't seem to have it affecting their game :/ I have this problem too I do have mods installed but I don't think they are the problem but my additional issue is that steam won't let the game run the launcher opens, I hit play, and nothing happens the launcher just closes I've looked around the internet but it seems no one else is having the same thing happen. Starting from today every time I start it up, it validates the steam cache files. One time I somehow managed to launch it, then my computer crashed because it was running to much stuff and now I can't get back on at all.It's okay if you can't help, but if you have any experience with this issue, it would be great.I downloaded & installed Skyrim DG/HF/HD-DLC through Steam and when I try to verify cache, I keep getting an error that 1 file failed to validate.I've tried the following: - Completely exiting Steam and logging back in - Rebooting my PC, - Verifying the game cache (multiple times) - Completely uninstalling Skyrim (including clearing out the registry entries with CCleaner) , then downloading and installing Skyrim again.- After re-downloading those 3 files, every time afterwards, it was 1 file invalidated - I had previously altered Skyrim's graphics profile using Nvidia inspector (I have since reverted to default settings, nothing changed) - My install path in my previous installation was C:\Program Files(86) - Someone else suggested to me that it may have something to do with Steam's CEG (Custom Executable Generation) for Steam Works games. New harddrive, so I had to re-install steam and skyrim. My guess would be that it is a file related to the launcher.
Here's what it looks like: Both were free and both download updates incessantly, so I uninstalled them.I have 4 other games installed on Steam and all of them are able to successfully validate all files.I've tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling the offending game to no avail.I'm curious as to what exactly the verify option does.
I know on some other games I have tried it on, steam will end up downloading some files, but apparently not all files are included in this.
It has happened on two games now: Total War Rome II and Call of Duty Ghosts.