May 08, · Kinda what the title says. Is it possible to set up steam on my external hard drive from my home laptop and then download/ play games from it? I was wondering if that is a way to bypass the whole admin protection thing. Feb 08, · Running steam of thumb drive/ USB okay i really want to play games on my school computer but i need admin password to download steam, and i obviously don't have that. And my school computer is brand new and actually much more powerful than our old family laptop. Oct 05, · Getting Steam On School Mac If the teachers blocked it, you can't download Steam client for playing computer games on school PCs. #4. HLCinSC. Oct 5, @ pm It still generates reports of installed software and web activity and sends it to your school, so do what you want butit is at your own risk. I know its now but if can. I need to download valve's steam program to the school computer. the best way is to bring your game on a usb drive and you can play it through there without having to install it. ive done the same for starcraft playing lan games against friends but im not sure if it will work for valve games since.