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How to fix Steam Error Code 137?

Published on April 13th, 2022

The steam error code 137 is a bug that is caused by the game's files being corrupted. This can happen for a number of reasons, such as a power outage during the game's update process, or a virus that has infected the game's files. This error code can also be caused by a number of other factors, such as a corrupt installation of the game, or a corrupt Steam installation.

1. Restart your computer and Steam

  1. Close all open programs.
  2. Click the "Start" button and then select "Restart."
  3. Click "Yes" to restart your computer.
  4. When your computer restarts, select "Windows Update" to check for updates.
  5. Click "OK" to continue with the updates.
  6. Click "Battle.net" to sign in to your account.
  7. Click "Settings" and then "Advanced."
  8. Click "Restart Now" to restart your computer again.
  9. When your computer restarts, sign in to your Battle.net account.
  10. Click "Steam" to sign in to your Steam account.
  11. Click "Settings" and then "General."
  12. Click "Restart Now" to restart your computer again.
  13. When your computer restarts, sign in to your Steam account.
  14. Click "Steam" to open Steam.
  15. In Steam, click "Games" and then "Restart game."
  16. In the "Restart game" dialog box, click "OK."
  17. When the game restarts, it will fix the error code 137.

2. Verify your game files

  1. Launch Steam and sign in.
  2. On the Library tab, select your game.
  3. Under the Details tab, click on the “Verify Files” button.
  4. Steam will scan your game files and present any errors it finds. If there are any errors, Steam will provide a solution and a list of potential fixes.
  5. Follow the instructions provided to fix the errors. If the errors are not fixed, please contact support.

3. Delete your Steam browser cache

  1. Open Steam and sign in.
  2. Click the Games menu and select Steam.
  3. In the top left corner of the Steam window, click the Properties button.
  4. In the Properties window, click the Local Files tab.
  5. Locate the steam_cache.bin file and click the Delete button.
  6. Click Yes in the confirmation window.
  7. Close the Properties window.
  8. Click the OK button in the Local Files tab.
  9. Click the Play button to start Steam.

4. Test your computer's memory for errors

To test your computer's memory for errors, first close any programs that are using the memory, then open System Information. In the System Information window, under the "Processor" tab, look for the "Percentage of memory in use" bar. This bar should be at 100 percent, but if it's not, it means that some of your computer's memory is being used by other programs. To test your computer's memory for errors, first close any programs that are using the memory, then open System Information. In the System Information window, under the "Processor" tab, look for the "Percentage of memory in use" bar. This bar should be at 100 percent, but if it's not, it means that some of your computer's memory is being used by other programs. Next, in the System Information window, under the "Memory" tab, look for the "Available memory" bar. This bar should be at the bottom of the window, and it should be at least half full. If it's not, this means that some of your computer's memory is being used by other programs, and you'll need to close those programs to fix the steam error code 137. Finally, in the System Information window, under the "File System" tab, look for the "Free memory" bar. This bar should be at the top of the window, and it should be at least half full. If it's not, this means that some of your computer's memory is being used by other programs, and you'll need to close those programs to fix the steam error code 137.

Still not working? maybe try one of these options:

  1. Update your video drivers
  2. Test your computer's hard drive for errors
  3. Change your Steam Download Region
  4. Disable any browser extensions or add-ons that could interfere with Steam
  5. Reinstall Steam