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So how do I download the games i purchased?

In the games library instead of "Play" it will now say "Install"!
So click install, and it will download and install the game smile.gif

Question, do you still have your steam games on another PC??
Because, if you do you could save time and the bandwidth by using the Steam backup smile.gif
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So how do I download the games i purchased?

In the games library instead of "Play" it will now say "Install"!
So click install, and it will download and install the game smile.gif

Question, do you still have your steam games on another PC??
Because, if you do you could save time and the bandwidth by using the Steam backup smile.gif

I always just took my old HDD out and put in my new one and copied the steamapps folder over to the new HDD's steam folder. But backup works as well. I sometimes just copy the old steamapps folder through my network to other computers as well, if I don't feel like taking out HDD's and all that junk.
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I mean that if i reinstalled windows, would there be no LAN drivers, GPU drivers, etc.?
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I mean that if i reinstalled windows, would there be no LAN drivers, GPU drivers, etc.?

Correct, all of that would be gone. Windows will normally install some generic drivers, but you'll want to make sure you install the official ones!
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