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    Exclamation :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    Hi
    HL2 problems, any games on steam wont run on my pc comes up with message saying , platform error: module failed to initialize, , my computer could run it 20 mins ago but auto updated steam platform and it died
    -PC Specscustom gaming pc)
    -AMD Athlon 4800+ 64 x2,
    -2gb ddr2-800,
    -gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H mobo,
    -MSI ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT 512 MB GDDR4 (directx 10.0),
    -Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate Professional 6.00.6000 (32 bit)
    questions welcome
    Any Help Appreciated
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    Default Re: :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    Have you tried reinstalling HL2? & / or the update you installed?

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    Default Re: :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    I havnt reinstalled HL2 yet, as most of the steam games are based on the hl2 engine they wont run either, i didnt install any updates, it auto uptated. I will reinstall hl2 now.
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    Default Re: :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    Close Steam.
    Go to Program files/Steam
    and delete ClientRegistry.blob

    now start up steam, it will now update steam.

    Sometimes this fixes some problems

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    Default Re: :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    I just ran HL2 EP2 no problems.
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    Default Re: :( Half Life 2 problems, platform error: module failed to initialize

    reinstalling hl2 didnt wrk so i reinstalled steam,fixed, thnx 4 da help
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