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Ok so heres the situation... I logged in to my friends pc with my steam account to play black ops when I was visiting over Christmas break. He apparently had a pirated copy of borderlands installed on his pc. Now that I am back home I am seeing that borderlands is showing up in my list of games, and I can download and install it like I have purchased it, and it also shows up on my profile as purchased when I login to the steam community website. I am really afraid of getting my steam account banned... Not sure what to do. Anyone had this happen before?
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post #2 of 51
Either report it to Valve now or just roll with it, but if you do roll with it be prepared that you might get caught and banned, meaning you can say good by to all your Steam games on that account.
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Tell Steam, they might even be polite enough to actually give you the game smile.gif
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post #4 of 51
just tell them. it's better than risk getting your steam account banned.
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post #5 of 51
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so how would one tell them?
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Google Steam support.
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post #7 of 51
They actually have no way of knowing how you got the game. it's not like they check individual accounts.

Or it could have been an extreme coincidence and someone could have gifted you the game.

If this being the case I would hold off on telling steam lest you lose a game obtained legitimately.
post #8 of 51
tell them you found an extra game on you acc. but find out if it was a gift first. and f they can please sort it out. do nt go into details keep it simple. say



Hi steam.
i see i have an extra gasme in my library, is this an error of some kind or is it a gift etc.. can you please look into it.

kind regards
ME
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post #9 of 51
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It was definitely not a gift. Is there a chance that if I tell them and they look into it they will ban my account any ways?
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post #10 of 51
as long as your acc is cleen and you have not been hacking it will be fine. and you got no bugs or hacks or edited files you will be fine
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