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Old 06-30-2005, 05:54 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Angry Half life 2 question..?

Hi, Today i bought half life 2(only 4 single playing), installed the game and when i was ready to play it..STE@M! I created an account, type the cd_key and then STE@M was decrypting game files (the moment i am speaking it is a 33%..for about 10 min!) i do not have a good connection..(dial up!:<) Do i have to wait all the time to decrypt the files in order to play the game?

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Old 06-30-2005, 06:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yes you have to wait for it to decrypt.

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Old 06-30-2005, 06:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Just the once. Once it has been done once it doesnt have to do it again. Steam isn't nice to dual up users though unfortunately.

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Old 06-30-2005, 06:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 06-30-2005, 06:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yes but it takes a long time to start the start the game..aftet decrypting ste@m updating the half life..i think this will be doing every time a try to play isn't it?
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