Secure connection failed, No Steam logon, or A connection to the VAC servers could not be made

Question I am trying to connect to a secure game server, but I received the error message ‘SECURE CONNECTION FAILED’. Common causes: Connection Issues Security Software Background Applications Third-party Anti-Cheat Applications Answer This issue stems from four main sources: connection issues, security software, background applications and third-party anti-cheat applications. Connection Issues Firewalls and Routers If your computer is behind a router with a firewall, you must open the ports that Steam uses to connect to the Internet. Most embedded firewalls …

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CL_FlushEntityPacket

Question I see this message when I’m playing: ‘WARNING: CL_FlushEntityPacket Answer If you are getting CL_FlushEntityPacket Warnings this typically means that either: Your internet connection or the server’s internet connection is having problems. Your connection is overloaded, for example running a peer-to-peer filesharing application in the background. There are other computers on your local network using your internet connection. The server you are on has its network connection overloaded. You are running on a wireless connection with a poor or …

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Error verifying STEAM UserID ticket

Question I receive the error: ‘You have been disconnected from the server. Reason: Error verifying STEAM UserID ticket’ when I try to connect to a server. Answer Important: If the Steam Network is down or too busy you may not be able to connect to a Game Server – to determine whether or not this may be the issue, please check the Steam Status Page – if the last update for that page is more than 20 or 30 minutes …

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