Steam says updating but does nothing
Steam will not download any game or update , for some reason however it will download the workshop files and updates The downloads will be in que and steam will attempt to download them, but it won't do anything, it'll stay like this for a short amount of time (longest one was about a minute shortest was half a second) before giving up and moving onto the next one. Things I've tried include: Granting and denying access through firewall Turning firewall off and on Reseting files (steam://flushconfig) renaming Client to Client Regestry I do not want to remove steam and reinstall it. These files report information about system drivers for your video and sound cards, as well as other vital information about your computer hardware that will help me resolve your problem. You can also press the Windows key and the "R" key at the same time. In the Open box, type "dxdiag" (without the quotes) and click OK. Once the Dx Diag file is open, click on the "Save all information...” button. Click the save button to save the file as a text file to your Desktop. Open your Start menu and look for Run (Win XP), Start search (Win Vista), Search programs and files (Win 7), or Search (Win 8). " I would like to suggest trying all of the steps provided by the tech team.
It's only a temporary solution—Rockstar is working on a fix as we speak – but if you can't wait to get started, it's good enough.
Edit: it's not completely not doing it, it's doing it like 1 or 2MB at a time, explains why the workshop files worked.