Validating game files steam
I doubt this since I did not encounter this in the past, and tested it on another Steam game, which didn't have any invalidated files. I've been looking through some of the Steam FAQs and whatnot, so far haven't found an answer. After the handful of problems it gave me, I finally got skyrim installed and updated. After each verification of files when you access the launcher it will go thru the process of recreating your INI files.
Wherever that bit of data which says the INI files have been set is stored, that is what is most likely getting re-verified.
Validation works similar to Windows' sfc /scannow command.
It will check the integrity of game files to make sure they are in working order.
All the other forums I have seen where people have a missing file doesn't seem to have it affecting their game :/ I have this problem too I do have mods installed but I don't think they are the problem but my additional issue is that steam won't let the game run the launcher opens, I hit play, and nothing happens the launcher just closes I've looked around the internet but it seems no one else is having the same thing happen.
If you are using the Steam gaming platform you may have encountered situations where games would not run properly anymore.
Once installed, right-click on the script and select the option to run it from the context menu.
I proceeded to delete everything Skyrim related () I then re-installed the vanilla game again and it now runs like it was just this moment bought.
This is just merely one way to fix the issue at hand.
If your Steam Game is stuck in a loop where it constantly updates and validates itself, and when you try to launch it returns an error referencing corrupted update files, the quickest solution is to do a full reinstall of your game.
I downloaded & installed Skyrim DG/HF/HD-DLC through Steam and when I try to verify cache, I keep getting an error that 1 file failed to validate.