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Steam Needs to be online to update, but was set to offline mode

The game won't install, even though I've downloaded Steam, it keeps telling me something about Steam having to be online...
Stam's avatar Administrators Stam 2012-01-04 20:01
gr 2317 posts 809 likes joined Oct 03, 2006
Go to:
/Users/$yourusername/Library/Application Support/Steam/
and locate registry.vdf

Open registry.vdf with a text editor (e.g. Notepad) and find:
Registry / HKCU / Software / Valve / Steam /

Under Steam, find the line:
"Offline"    "1"

Change it to:
"Offline"    "0"

Save the file and try installing the game again.

A note for Mac users
In case the Library folder is hidden, you can go to the "GO" menu, select 'Go To Folder' and enter: ~/Library
You should now be able to see the Steam folder, and the registry.vdf file inside that.
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picturematic118's avatar Group picturematic118 2012-06-18 10:43
00 1 posts joined Jun 18, 2012
hey im picturematic118 and my steam cant trying to do every thing. i tried the ~/Library on the "go" and all i saw was steam. when i clicked on steam it said "steam needs to be online to update but was set to offline mode" and i need help. i wana play my games! please help. :/

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