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I bought The Binding of Isaac together with the soundtrack, and now when I want to download it to another PC, instead of the binary Steam also downloads the soundtrack, increasing the download size. Is there any way to avoid this?

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Someone with a similar problem contacted Steam support and got the following reply:

"Unfortunately we do not have the ability to remove DLCs from games. Once a DLC is purchased, it is automatically added to the game install files. We understand the inconvenience this may cause."

They gave him the option to remove the DLC from his account, but that was about the best they could do.

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thanks, I wish I could only downvote the quote while upvoting your answer... – Zommuter Dec 31 '11 at 17:06

Unfortunately, because of the way DLC support in Steam is designed, there is (to my knowledge) no way to download a game without the DLC you bought.

This is only possible if Steam actually sees the DLC as a separate game, but in the case of soundtracks et cetera I'm afraid there's no option.

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how very inconvenient :-( – Zommuter Dec 31 '11 at 17:07

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