[Steam] Disc write error

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[Steam] Disc write error

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Hi, I'm having a weird issue. If I select latest experimental version (currently 1.1.8) steam tries to update game, but fails with Disc write error. 1.1.6 installs fine, other games also install fine. I tried installing it on other drives, folders, nothing helps. I tried everything from steam install & update guide (library repair, etc) no diff, still fails. Fresh install also fails. If I download game from your website, 1.1.8 works just fine. I tried pinging steam support, but they say it's my error :(
I kinda doubt it's hardware fail, since other games install and run just fine. My pc is up to date with all latest drivers, so I'm kinda out of ideas...
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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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I would first check any antivirus you have.
If you want to get ahold of me I'm almost always on Discord.

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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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I only use windows stuff. I tried disabling it, same result.

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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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The path of a file it fails to write is bogus, so it seems your Steam Client has corrupted metadata about how to install the game.
I don't know if this will fix it, but try to clear download cache: Steam > Settings > Downloads > Clear Download Cache

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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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yeah, like i said, i went through the list of what steam help suggests (clear cache, reinstall steam, try diff disc, etc..), but the result is same. I just installed a 30gb tomb raider without any issues, but a small factorio is giving me so much issues...
steam support is also no real help... "did you check the list? well, then we cant really help you" :(

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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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Delete contents of Steam\SteamApps\downloading and Steam\SteamApps\temp manually.

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Loewchen wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:51 pm
Delete contents of Steam\SteamApps\downloading and Steam\SteamApps\temp manually.
tried, didnt help

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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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Is the error message always completely identical?

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Loewchen wrote:
Mon Jan 11, 2021 3:02 pm
Is the error message always completely identical?
not really, but I think I saw "only" 3 different paths
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Re: [Steam] Disc write error

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I made another test. uninstalled everything related to factorio, cleared download/temp. then set beta to none (basically 1.0) started downloading, few minutes later "factorio was successfully installed" :O
they I switch beta to 1.1.x, 120mb updates starts downloading, and at the end, drops the "disc write error" (green-desert-bush-07.png)
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