How to Fix Steam UserID Ticket

surffinn

FS Member
Sometimes when you join a server, you get something that says: "Error verifying STEAM UserID Ticket". This tutorial will teach you how to fix this problem without re-installing your Steam game.

Here is what you have to do:

NOTE: You will need to remember your account password otherwise you will not be able to log back in.
1) Log out of Steam - right click the Steam icon, click settings, and click "Login as a different user"

2) Close out of the Login window and open your Steam folder - usually Program Files\Valve\Steam

3) Delete a file called "ClientRegistry.blob"

4) Open Steam and it will say it is updating, and when that's done, log back in and you will be able to join servers again.
 
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WorldWarIII

Guest
Correct, it is the best way to prevent it from occurring again.
 

rushil01

Maestro of Meyhem
i always just restart steam. It hasn't really ever been such an issue for me that i have had to delete the .blob file
 

flv1333

FS Member
Ohh cool! This was happening to me all the time.... and starting to piss me off. Thanks for the fix!
 
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