This problem is generally caused because steam connects to its server nearest to your location, which might be temporarily not working.
Follow the steps below carefully: Open and browse to C:\Program Files\Steam\ and open the file named ‘Client Registry.blob’. Double-click the entry Cell Id, shown in the right pane and change its numeric value to anywhere between 1-90. how did you post this, download update and installya I know, but... If your not going to reply with a helpful response then don't bother posting. Now I understand the whole "logging in" to verify user account info which is gay in itself due to the fact that this game with be cracked and available to download in about a month. Great, no problem, that's why I bought it legally so I could play.Please someone shed some light on this cause I have seen the download window for 7 hours now and it looks like its just looping.The software provides a freely available application programming interface (API) called Steamworks, which developers can use to integrate many of Steam's functions into their products, including networking, matchmaking, in-game achievements, micro-transactions, and support for user-created content through Steam Workshop.Though initially developed for use on Microsoft Windows operating systems, versions for OS X and Linux were later released.The Steam Console Client or Steam CMD is a command-line version of the Steam client.