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CAN ANYONE PLZ HELP ME......im such a noob


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billy12345

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Ok heres my story...... i bought half life 2 and it comes with steam and counter strike along time ago. I had to put it on a different computer then the one in my room cause i didnt have internet at that time. Now i do and i wanted half life 2 and steam and counter strike on my computer. so i instal it on and i start putting in the cd key. it says it alredy exists on a different acount. so after a while of frustration i just decided to uninstal the steam account on the other computer. STILL DIDNT WORK. so i checked the website it said that uninstalling dose not free the cd keys.......SO WHAT DO I DO NOW :blink: im lost can anyone plz give me step by step instrutions (cause im not to computer smart) so i can play my game :whistling:
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starjax

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you need to install steam with the same id that you had originally used.
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Yes, once you install the game once with the CD's you won't need them again. Put them into storage :whistling: Just install steam on your new computer and log into the account name you have (the account from the other computer). Then double-click on the games you want to install and there you go!
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The CDs are kinda handy as you need to download the game files online if you only install steam, but stajax is correct steam gaves everyone with a key there own acccount which can be used on ANY computer with steam so you just install it with the old account details.
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