How to rename game .exe in steam
[size="5"]PROBLEM:[/size] Steam does not allow running (altered) game .exe which is not in the game library. The error message is [i]"This game is currently unavailable. Please try again at another time."[/i] [size="5"]SOLUTION:[/size] In windows, go to the game folder (directory), ...\Steam\steamapps\common\name_of_game\...\game_name.exe (1) Change "game_name" to "new_game_name" (2) In the Steam panel, [Games] -> [Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library ...] [Browse...] Go to location of "new_game_name" --> [Open] [Add Selected Programs] (3) new_game_name will now be shown in your steam game library. (4) Start new_game_name from your steam game library ([u]not[/u] from windows file manager) No more steam error message. Happy Gaming!
PROBLEM:

Steam does not allow running (altered) game .exe which is not in the game library. The error message is
"This game is currently unavailable. Please try again at another time."

SOLUTION:
In windows, go to the game folder (directory),
...\Steam\steamapps\common\name_of_game\...\game_name.exe

(1) Change "game_name" to "new_game_name"
(2) In the Steam panel,
[Games] -> [Add a Non-Steam Game to My Library ...]
[Browse...]
Go to location of "new_game_name" --> [Open]
[Add Selected Programs]

(3) new_game_name will now be shown in your steam game library.

(4) Start new_game_name from your steam game library (not from windows file manager)
No more steam error message. Happy Gaming!

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#1
Posted 08/29/2011 04:38 PM   
Nice idea. I'll try this tonight on Shift 2 Unleashed. It might be worth posting in the Deus Ex thread as well - the solution using mklink is described there, but some might find this preferable (especially as it adds it to the Steam UI).
Nice idea. I'll try this tonight on Shift 2 Unleashed. It might be worth posting in the Deus Ex thread as well - the solution using mklink is described there, but some might find this preferable (especially as it adds it to the Steam UI).

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#2
Posted 08/29/2011 04:49 PM   
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