I get this error: 'Debug Assertion Failed Program: steam.exe' when I try to start Steam
This error message (or a similar error message) will appear in a Windows dialog:
Debug Assertion Failed Program: D:\Progra~1\steam\steam.exe
File:\p4clients\rel_beta\projects\common\misc\win32registry.cpp Line: 447 bCloseRet == 0L
(Press Retry to debug the application- JIT debugging must be enabled)
If you are getting this error and you have X-Fire installed, please uninstall X-Fire from the Add/Remove in your Control Panel. You must reboot after uninstalling to remove the processes that X-Fire installs.
Windows Compatibility Mode may cause this error - please disable Compatibility Mode for Steam.exe: