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How To Fix Steam Service Error in Windows 11?

Steam service error in Windows 11 is an error message that pops up when the Steam is first loaded. If Steam does not have the correct permissions to run, the Steam client returns a Steam service error message.

Steam users can post their reviews, upload self-published content, and purchase DLC. The “Steam service error” occurs unexpectedly and users claim that they have not made any changes to their computer.
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Methods to Fix Steam Service Error in Windows 11

Run Steam as an Administrator

  1. Firstly, search for the Steam shortcut on your system and open its properties window
  2. Secondly, go to the Compatibility tab in the Properties window and check the box next to the Run this program as an administrator option
  3. After that, click on OK or Apply button.
  4. Finally, open Steam by double-clicking its icon and try relaunching the game to see if the Steam Service error still appears.

Ensure Steam Service Starts up Automatically

  1. Firstly, open the Run window and type “services.msc” command and click OK.
  2. Secondly, right-click and select Properties from the context menu which will appear.
  3. After that, under the Startup type menu in the Steam Client Service’s properties is set to Automatic before you proceed with the instructions.
  4. Finally, click on the Start button at the middle of the window before exiting.

Repair the Steam Client Service

  1. Firstly, open the Command Prompt and Run as Administrator.
  2. Secondly, find the full path by right-clicking on the Desktop and choose the Open file location option from the context menu.
  3. After that, click the address bar at the top of the folder which should display the path so use the Ctrl + C combination to copy it to the Clipboard
  4. Finally, reopen Steam and check to see if the Steam service error is gone!

Finally, after following the above methods. If you are still not able to fix this error, we suggest you to talk with our technical experts. I am sure they will help you resolve this error and provide a solution.

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