Engine Error: SteamClient()->GetISteamFriends

Yo, When I tried to to gmod one day and got a error saying no steam apps, so I restarted steam and tried again and this time i get the error
Engine Error: SteamClient()->GetISteamFriends does anyone have a souliton because ive tried restarting comp and restarting steam and deleating client registry blob so does any have a soulition.

http://www.facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=982456

Theres a topic that is under discussion over that problem.

have people heard of the search function?

http://www.facepunch.com/search.php?searchid=3183157

also i didnt pirate the game

Actually that thread is also a duplicate, there’s an older one.