Client Update - Valve
May 6, 2010
A Steam client update is now available. To apply the update, click the File menu inside of Steam and then select "Check for Steam Client Updates...". The specific changes include:

Steam Client
  • Fixed updating URL shell handler for steam://
  • Fixed friends windows not fading in/out correctly in the in-game overlay
  • Fixed layout of bottom launch region in in-game overlay sometimes breaking after using the invite to game dialog
  • Fixed store pages not showing after exit for some game demos
  • Fixed a dialog about Cloud sync failures for "Steam Client" popping up sometimes, with a "Play Game" button
  • Added separator between user’s name and status in compact view for the friends dialog
  • Fixed automatically closing the overlay when the invite to lobby dialog is closed
  • Fixed some chat event text being underlined when the text wasn't clickable
  • Improved multi-line text entry
  • Improved updating Steam to retry more servers
  • Fix friends list updating with pending Clan Invites reading the disk for friendpanel.layout every time
  • Hint the OS to page out Steam memory more aggressively on every game launch
  • Fixed "show online friends only" setting applying to "invites" section where everyone is offline
  • Decreased frequency of some background update checks to decrease the frequency of clientregistry.blob access
  • Made TCP the default for initial connection attempts to Friends/VAC for users on single core machines
  • Several small perf optimizations to decrease CPU usage on low end machines
  • Fixed some fallback logic to improve service when Steam content servers have trouble
  • Fixed getting invalid error message when registering CD-Keys
  • Fixed Manual link in game details page to open in external browser (since it’s almost always a pdf)

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