I'm sure this has been posted before but I just have to vent a little. I've been buying games and installing on my pc's for nearly 17 years and this crap that Valve is making me go through to even start the game to begin configuring let alone playing it is unbelievable.

The software STEAM that came on the CD's was faulty, I had to go to their web site read through pages of info to find what to delete and what to re-install. I looks like in may really be decrypting the game files like it says but even with a fast connection and a way above average pc this is painful.

If this is the wave of the future, I may park my board and not ride.
I have bought a lot of software and games and this process is by far the absolute worst.