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How do I use a steam key?

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This is probably an extremely noobish question with a simple answer but I just got this key from someone for Metro 2033. How do I use it on Steam?
Do I to find a download manager file somewhere else?
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post #2 of 9
click the 'Games' heading at the top, then click 'Activate a product on steam'.
post #3 of 9
go to library, then down at the bottom add game
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There is an option to add a game using a serial number/key.
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post #5 of 9
At the lower left of the library screen it has +Add A game .
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post #6 of 9
install steam

go to "games".

then "activate a product"

insert the game key, and start downloading the game. enjoy.
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I won. Suck it, all.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MintMouse View Post
click the 'Games' heading at the top, then click 'Activate a product on steam'.
oh LOL
thanks! rep for you
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post #9 of 9
Just click on the games tab at the top of the Steam page and click on Activate a product on Steam, it should then ask you for a cd key. Type it in and it should start your download.
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