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Help With Steam Games


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#1 kazzarry

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Posted 16 April 2009 - 04:58 PM

Hi guys
I recently recived a new comp for my birthday :thumbsup: yay and well i borrowed a external hard drive from a friend to transfer all my old programs over and well i tranfered my steam games (css and TF2) i copied all of the files from steam in my program files and put them on the harddrive This worked fine then i put them on my new comp (vista) and tryed to open one of the games and it just didnt work for me i dont want to have to install steam and both the games via the net as it will max my downloads and my parents will get grumpy if we drop to dial up speed lol.
What should i do
Thanks Kazzarry
Ps my old comp is Xp and the new one is Vista

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#2 Monty007

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Posted 16 April 2009 - 06:11 PM

Hi, as far as Steam goes you will have no option but to reinstall.
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#3 kazzarry

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 03:30 AM

are you sure their are no ways to tranfer a friend said that i might need to tranfer a certain file/ folder with steam on it then if i log in it will start my downloads of the games then i just add and replace the ones being downloaded with the full games

#4 Guest_Abacus 7_*

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Posted 17 April 2009 - 04:05 AM

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I think that Monty007 means just the Steam install itself, as what you have is the XP Version rather than the Vista Version. That is your Problem, not the other actual Games, I think that they would run after.

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