Originally Posted by Black Panther
I'm just getting that update.
Are you sure it's the HD texture pack?
And... shouldn't Steam have asked whether to download it or not rather than make it an automatic download? It's not everyone who wants HD textures.. especially those whose graphics isn't adequate..
I don't think I have ever had steam ask me for an update. It just downloads stuff automatically. There might be an option to turn this off though..