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I have FEAR 2 (store bought version with disc) and my friend wants it. I have it listed in steam as games I own but it is not installed on my computer.

Can I give it to my friend and have him install it under his own steam account?
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Once it's attached to your account, it can't be transferred.
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I have FEAR 2 (store bought version with disc) and my friend wants it. I have it listed in steam as games I own but it is not installed on my computer.

Can I give it to my friend and have him install it under his own steam account?
No, impossible, even if you call steam and ask them to transfer the rights, they will refuse. I tried it with the exact same game, retail disc, sadly, attached to steam!
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I think the license is already tied to your account (and can't be transfered)... could be wrong though.
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So there is no way I can just delete it from my account and give it to someone else?
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No there is not.
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So there is no way I can just delete it from my account and give it to someone else?
Nope...as soon as you add a game/key to your account there is no removing it from your account, period.
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If he also owns it you can transfer the files. The key, as others have said, is tied to yours forever.
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