readme says: 1.Extract the Half Life 2 folder anywhere you want. 2.Create a shortcut of the hl2.exe file. 3.Right click on shortcut and put -steam behind the last quotation mark. 4.Double click on the shortcut and have fun what is -steam? i have tried to change the shortcut target but it says: the name"c:\half life 2\hl2.exe" specified in the target box is not valid. make sure the path and file name are correct. please help. big HL fan.