Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

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Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby FlyingPenguin » Wed Jul 25, 2018 9:20 am

If you're like me and you despise the new Steam friends list integrated with chat, you can get the old Friends list back.

Append these command lines to your steam shortcut:

-nochatui -nofriendsui

So if Steam is installed on your E: drive (as it is on my system) the shortcut will look like this:

E:\Steam\Steam.exe -nochatui -nofriendsui

If you have Steam in your startups you'll need to append these commands to that shortcut as well.
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Re: Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby Executioner » Thu Jul 26, 2018 10:44 am

Great! Thanks for that. It would have been better if during the update, they offered you the option to revert back to the old list. I guess they are learning from MS.

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Re: Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby Losbot » Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:00 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby Err » Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:58 am

Thanks. It's annoying to have the list pop up when I start steam.

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Re: Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby Executioner » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:56 pm

Another article about Steam: https://www.howtogeek.com/360177/what-t ... our-money/

After reading the article, I forgot that Valve has not put out a game since 2011. I guess they have a skeleton staff, but manages to make tons of money anyway.

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Re: Hate the new Steam Friends list? Here's how to get the old one back.

Postby FlyingPenguin » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:40 pm

They make a fortune off the Steam platform. I think all their programmers work on that, and updates to TF2 and CS GO which seems to be their two most popular games.

Actually it's amazing how many people are playing those two games. The stats are unbelievable:

Counter Strike Global Offensive:
https://steamcharts.com/app/730
Around 181 THOUSAND people playing when I just checked around midnight.

Team Fortress 2
https://steamcharts.com/app/440
Around 44 thousand.

The only games with more players than CS GO are Player Unknowns Battlegrounds and Dota 2:
https://steamcharts.com/
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