How To Fix Steam “Captcha Not Working” Error

How To Fix “Captcha Not Working” Error In Steam

Many users are experiencing issues with filling out the captcha while creating an account in Steam.

They are getting the following error message:

“Your response to the CAPTCHA appears to be invalid”

And therefore, they are unable to make a new account on the platform.

In this article, you will learn how to fix “Captcha Not Working” error on Steam.

How To Fix Steam “Captcha Not Working” Error

To fix Steam “Captcha Not Working” Error, you can follow these solutions:

  • Clear Browsers Cache and Cookies
  • Flush Your DNS Cache
  • Clear Junk Files
  • Try Audio Captcha

Fix 1. Clear Browsers Cache and Cookies

  • If you are using Google Chrome, then click on 3 vertical dots > More tools > Clear browsing data.
  • Select time duration. Check mark “Browsing History”, Cookies and other site data, “Cached images and files” and then click on “Clear Data”.

Clear Chrome Browser Cache

Note: You can also use another web browser to log in to your Steam.

Fix 2. Flush Your DNS Cache

  • In the Windows Search box, type “cmd”, right-click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
  • Enter this command – “ipconfig /flushdns” and hit ENTER.

Flush DNS Cache

Now, check if your problem is solved or not.

Fix 3. Clear Junk Files

Clean Prefetch Files:

Clean Prefetch Files

  • In the Windows Search box, type “RUN” and open it.
  • Type “Prefetch” and click on “OK”.
  • Now, select all files and delete them all. If some files don’t get deleted, then skip them.

Clean Temp Files:

Clean Temp Files

  • In the Windows Search box, type “RUN” and open it.
  • Type “Temp” and click on “OK”.
  • Now, select all files and delete them all. If some files don’t get deleted, then skip them.
  • Again, open RUN app, type “%temp%” and click “OK”.

Clean Temp Files on PC

  • Select all files and delete them all. If some files don’t get deleted, then skip them.

Now, check if the captcha problem has been solved or not.

Fix 4. Try Audio Captcha

  • Go to the page where you have to enter the Captcha.
  • Click on “I’m not a Robot” option and then click on “headphone” icon.
  • Click on “Play” button and enter the captcha that you hear.

Try Audio Captcha

Note: Do not click on “refresh” button, you may get error and it does not play the audio again.

Other Solutions To Fix Captcha Not Working In Steam

  • Restart Your Internet Router or switch your internet connection.
  • Open Steam website in Incognito mode and try login.
  • Use Steam app/Steam website on your mobile devices to bypass captcha.
  • Or try Desktop app and try to bypass captcha.
  • If you are using VPN, then enable it and try or disable it and then check.

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