Community apps and websites have opened doors for gamers to interact. Unlike the 2000’s gamers, we can easily share our thoughts and resources over the server. The main advantage of these services is, that you can find an answer in these apps and websites. The days when you have to scratch your head looking for a solution for an error are bygone. Steam is a community cum digital gaming distribution software that was launched back in 2003. You can download any game using Steam. It is a messiah, in the gaming community, that not only contributes to community building but also the game provider. Today we are going to talk about a very simple fix for unavailable content manifest error.
Recently, a lot of users are facing this kind of typical error. This error occurs when Steam fails to access its manifest file. This manifest file is the root where all the app data and metadata are stored. If you want to find this file, you can find it at the root of the software directory.
Solutions for Unavailable Content Manifest Error
Here are some fixes that can help you resolve this issue.
- You have to change the download region.
- Open the Steam client and click on the steam menu.
- Now, select settings.
- Select downloads and specify another download region.
- Save and click ok.
- Re-login to your account.
- Flush your DNS config.
You can temporarily turn off your windows defender firewall before flushing the DNS. Search for windows defender firewall and the first menu you get click on it. Now, toggle off the firewall and click ok.
- Open the CMD using win + R keys.
- Type in steam://flushconfig
- Now, a dialog box will appear.
- Click on ok.
- Type in ipconfig /flushdns in the dialog box and hit enter.
- Last and the most obvious solution is reinstalling the Steam client. This is the last resort in case any of the above solutions fails to work.
These are some of the potential fixes that you can try. Hopefully, your issue will get resolved. These errors are somewhat frequent so you need not panic. You can also post your issues on the Steam community for help.