Steam is validating game files

Right-click the created shortcut afterwards and select Properties.

In the target path you will find the ID of the game.

I've run into an issue where when I run "Verify integrity of game cache" it ALWAYS finds files to validate.

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I recently posted this to the Steam Community, thinking that was a more appropriate place for it..they were useless (see for yourself), and I've always gotten better answers from Tom's users, so I'm hoping someone might have some insight into this.

It is using the Auto It scripting language and can either be downloaded as a script or an executable file.

While the executable file may be more convenient to use, it is suggested to use the script instead as you can go through it to verify that it is legit before you run it.

Once that is out of the way, it will load Steam and start validating all installed games on the PC. Some games on the other hand will load an installer instead when you run verification.

You can add those to a blacklist so that their verification is skipped.

The program attempts to find the right games directory automatically using the Windows Registry.

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