Steam always validating tf2
So, if you are among these and are experiencing any of these issues, start reading the troubleshooting guide that follows.1# Team Fortress 2 Low FPS Fix If you have been experiencing the drop in FPS in Team Fortress 2 lately, this fix may help you resolve the issue.This transition hasn’t been smooth, Valve servers are over loaded, and new players are finding it difficult to get started with the game.
So, if you have any antivirus program running in the background, this file will be scanned all the time whenever it updates, which is too frequent.
If you're certain this is not an issue with your anti-virus/internet security application and you haven't opted in to the beta, you can try one of the following to see if it resolves your problem: This will essentially reinstall Steam without requiring you to redownload all of your games or losing any of your locally stored settings.
If you're still having problems after trying all of the above, there are really only two options; @Andalur that isn't what your question says...
This issue can be exacerbated by anti-virus/internet security applications blocking Steam from doing what it wants to and reading all of Steam's files as the Steam application attempts to verify them.
Try adding exceptions in these applications for your Steam folder and restart Steam to see if this resolves your issue.