please help

  j35t3r24 00:04 15 Nov 08
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i have a new laptop which runs on vista, which im not to clear on. i have just brought the new football manager game which reqs a program called 'STEAM VALVE' when i try to install the game i get an error saying ' steam.exe(main exception):unable to load libary steam.dll' this means nothing to me. i have read on the net that its something to do with firewall's or router settings which is where i need help.
i tried to install the game on my desktop which operates XP and i had no problems so i know it nothing to do with my internet or router.
sorry to go on abit, but all help will be gratefull as i have done everything
thanks

  Bob The Blob 00:10 15 Nov 08

Download and install the "Steam" program here.
click here
And see if installs afterwards.

  j35t3r24 00:50 15 Nov 08

hi i tried your link, and it gave me the option to repair or remove, i clicked repair and got the same error.
any more ideas
thankyou

  Bob The Blob 01:46 15 Nov 08

Make sure your laptop is connected to the internet before you install steam.

  Bob The Blob 01:48 15 Nov 08

And have a look at this Steam support page too
click here

  j35t3r24 08:47 15 Nov 08

i have been on all the support pages but none offer any help, or i have tried everything they suggest

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