Users of Windows 10 after installing the latest operating system updates have noticed that the Steam network began to behave strangely. Some users report mapping the empty gray box, while others say and do a significant decline in the performance of games Valve digital network.
Ned Reddit user said that after an upgrade from Windows 10 he only displays a gray box with a small icon download. After you upgrade the operating system on your laptop this problem does not appear, but the fonts in the network began to look "strange". Attempts by the client does not help reinstall.
A little later, the representatives reported Valve in the same branch of the forum, which fixed the problem in a new updated client software. And in an hour for that company representatives thanked Microsoft employee under the pseudonym mike_msft. Subsequently, gamers began to accuse him of trying to sabotage the work of the digital network.
In his defense of Mike Microsoft assured users that similar situations have occurred in the past, and he personally does not know how to Valve to fix the problem or what caused it. In a lengthy statement, he explained that the employees of large companies who work on complex operating systems or networks such as Steam or one developer just physically can not understand how the system as a whole and every line of code in isolation. He also noted that the reason could be covered, not only in the work of Microsoft employees, but also, for example, a bug in the API Digital Valve network.
Gamers, in turn, asked the representatives of the two corporations to comment on the words of Tim Sweeney (Tim Sweeney), Epic Games founder, who had caught Microsoft's quest to destroy the Steam, as the Windows Store competitor. According to Sweeney, with each new upgrade Windows 10 to the Steam network will appear more and more problems that will make Windows Store is much more attractive alternative.
It is noteworthy that some gamers have admitted that this problem is present in the Steam client for at least six months. Members client beta Valve and earlier versions of Windows 10 and Windows An Insider program report that the same problem, one way or another, met for a long time.