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Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:09 AM
After buying steam game, how can i check what cd-key/serial number it has? Does steam games have cd-keys? I try to find my MW2 or UT3 (or whatever other game) cd-key but i can't find it anywhere.

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:11 AM
most games on steam have no cd key.

if they have a cd key you can right click the game in the steam game list to find out.

Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:14 AM
i tried right clicking many games but couldn't find any cd-keys. Even games i registred on steam (retail cd-keys) don't have any option of "cd-key" under RMB menu.

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:21 AM
it all depends what game it is.
if it is not there there is no cd key just a license even if you used a retail key.

moutn&blade , brothers in arms , company of heroes and a few other games have the cd key listed for me.

Washell
04-14-2010, 07:28 AM
If you need the CD-key to enter it in-game (e.g. Doom III) or on a third party account/website (Company of Heroes, Dragon Age:Origins) the key is viewable with right-click, view CD-key.

If the key is used solely to authenticate the game on steam, there's no 'view CD-key' option because such an option is deemed pointless. The CD-key is linked to that steam account for all eternity and knowing it is as relevant as knowing the price of tulips on the 6th of February in 1637.

Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:29 AM
it all depends what game it is.
if it is not there there is no cd key just a license even if you used a retail key.

moutn&blade , brothers in arms , company of heroes and a few other games have the cd key listed for me.

Here's RMB of my Mount & Blade: http://img100.imageshack.us/img100/6573/mabv.jpg
Where do you have cd-key?

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:31 AM
it is as relevant as knowing the price of tulips on the 6th of February in 1637.
1,100 guilders (about the price of a reasonably nice house)

my mount&blade lists a CD key if you want I make a screeny too :)

Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:36 AM
1,100 guilders (about the price of a reasonably nice house)

my mount&blade lists a CD key if you want I make a screeny too :)

WTF Steam! I don't have cd-key under Company of Heroes too :(. Do you have new beta steam client or the old one?

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:38 AM
I use the beta client.
but you try switching back to the normal client maybe it helps and it is not a lot of work.

edit: screeny
http://cockroachnet.com/image/mbkey.png

Washell
04-14-2010, 07:40 AM
1,100 guilders (about the price of a reasonably nice house)

The market crashed on the 5th. ;)

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:44 AM
The market crashed on the 5th. ;)I guess some people did not follow the news :POn the night of Friday, February (6th,) 1637, for example, according to a witness, 'various persons and Bloemisten' were gathered in the Menniste Bruyloft when the Haarlem cooper Andries de Busscher put a pound of Switser (striped red and yellow) tulip bulbs on sale. De Busscher, thirty-one, came from a family of art collectors and was evidently himself a connoisseur of tulips; at least one tulip, a purple and white striped specimen, was named for him in the period. The auction in the tavern concluded successfully for De Busscher; the twenty-nine-year-old Amsterdammer Joost van Cuyck bought the Switsers for 1,100 guilders (about the price of a reasonably nice house)
http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0199-6706343/Tulipmania-as-overblown-crisis-Anne.html

Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:45 AM
It doesn't work in the normal client too. Hmmm maybe you have to have the game installed in order to see the cd-key?

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:46 AM
It doesn't work in the normal client too. Hmmm maybe you have to have the game installed in order to see the cd-key?
you may be on to someting.

I tested it deleted M&B and no cd key now:P

Kossak
04-14-2010, 07:49 AM
you may be on to someting.

I tested it deleted M&B and no cd key now:P

thank you for deleting the game for me :D. It gives me some answers so thanks for your time and +rep :)

kakkerlak
04-14-2010, 07:50 AM
it just finished downloading again at 2.7MB/s :)

Washell
04-14-2010, 08:51 AM
I guess some people did not follow the news :P

Correct, so they weaseled out of that deal the next day when they caught up with it.

Kossak
04-14-2010, 10:10 AM
it just finished downloading again at 2.7MB/s :)

let's hope you didn't lose any saves :)