What do I do if verify the integrity of game files isn’t working? First of all uninstall game.
Uninstalling through Steam
The quickest and easiest method to uninstall a game is through Steam itself.
Step 1: Open the Steam client and log in, if required.
Step 2: Click the Library tab in the top navigation menu.
Step 3: Locate and right-click the game you want to uninstall in your library, which should open a drop-down menu. From there, head down to Manage, and then a new drop-down menu will appear. On that drop-down, click Uninstall.
Step 4: Steam will confirm with you whether you want to completely uninstall the game. When you are ready, click the Uninstall button.
STEP 2 CLEAR DOWNLOAD CACHE THIS WILL MAKE SURE YOU GET FRESH NEW DOWNLOAD FILES
1. Clear download cache
- Open Steam and select Run as administrator.
- Next, click Steam at the top of the window to expand the menu.
- Select Settings.
- Click Downloads on the left of the Settings window.
- Then, press the Clear Download Cache button.
- A confirmation window will open, so don’t hesitate to click OK.
- Select OK on the Settings window as well.
- Restart Steam to keep the changes.
This is an easy way to restore functionality when you receive the Steam verify integrity of game files not working message.
Regardless of the integrity of game files, you can let Steam check into the problem. The cause of this type of issue is usually a bad cache, so follow the steps described above.