steam won t open

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:bust_in_silhouette: Asked By Ted

Therefore, every “steam won’t open” solution I find on Google suggests using Task Manager to manually terminate the Steam Bootstapper task.

:bust_in_silhouette: Reply From: Norbert Webb
Even though they can see the icon, many users lament the fact that Steam won't launch from the taskbar. Computers running Windows 7, 8, and 10 are all affected by the issue. Some users claim that after logging in and starting the program in Big Picture Mode, a blank screen then displays.

You might not be able to open Steam Won’t Open because it has processes operating in the background. We must get the software off to a clean start in order to deploy it without bugs. So, close all running processes and launch Steam by following these instructions:
Either press Ctrl+Alt+Delete > Task Manager, or use the context menu that appears when you right-click the Windows icon in the taskbar and choose Task Manager.
Look for processes related to Steam under the Processes tab. Select End Task by clicking on each of them. Repeat this process until each one is finished.
stop using steam
To restart Steam, click on the shortcut.