Connection rejected by server: X Steam Required: Please Open Steam and Restart RedM.

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RDR2 version? latest, just reinstalled
Up to date? latest, up to date just reinstalled
Legit or Pirate copy? legit steam copy
Steam/Epic Games/Social Club? both, I was receiving the error when I had just the social club version of the game. Then I got the steam version to see if that would fix the error and it did not.
Windows version? microsoft windows 11 home
Did you try to delete caches.xml and try again? I did. Even completely reinstalled all programs except steam. RDR2, Rockstar Launcher (using steam to run the game to reinstall the launcher) and RedM
Error screenshot (if any)

System specifications
What did you do to get this issue? tried to join a RedM server for the first time. I can join FiveM servers.
What server did you get this issue on? all servers
Latest CitizenFX_log file
.dmp files/report IDs

If an issue with starting:
RDR2 folder screenshot
RDR2/x64/dlcpacks screenshot
Filepath to RedM folder
RedM client folder screenshot
Did you try to disable/uninstall your Anti-virus?
Did you start Rockstar Games Launcher not as admin?

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