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let's say i buy the source premier pack but for the moment i only want to install only portal,tf2 and CS:S,is this possible? or do i have to install all the games when i buy the package?
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you can install whichever games you want whenever you want. Steam lets you pick and choose. When you purchase a game, your account unlocks the ability to download and install, so you can have as many or as few as you want.

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Yeah you can choose not to install some games if they came with a pack and you didn't really want them or something. Then at any time you can use steam to delete any games you don't play or install ones you didn't before. Its real convienent, steam is awesome.
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especially when you reformat your computer. You can technically back up the "main files" of the games so you can just reinstall the specific games you want.

but to answer your question, you can choose which games you want on your computer.
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A little OT: Steam is adding a new feature where they're even gonna store your saved games on their servers so you can start right where you left off even after a reformat.
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Yup, steam cloud is gonna be awesome
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