Insurgency Kicked From Server: Steam Authentication Failed

Workaround №1

  • Close Steam.
  • Press the Windows and R keys from the keyboard to open the Run Dialog box and type:


  • Click OK.
  • Clear the Steam - Download Cache.
  • Run Steam and test.

Note: This process will not affect your currently installed games.


Workaround №2

  • Close Steam.
  • Navigate to Steam > bin and copy the steamservice.dll file.
  • Navigate to Program Files (x86) > Common Files > Steam.
  • Paste and replace the steamservice.dll file.
  • Run Steam and test.

Workaround №3

  • Close Steam.
  • Open the Steam folder.
  • Right-click on the Steam.exe application > Properties.
  • Click on the Compatibility tab.
  • Check Run this Program as an Administrator and click OK.
  • Run Steam and test.