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* What is Steam

* Download Steam Removal Tool

* Remove Steam manually

* Uninstall Steam from Windows 10

* Uninstall Steam from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall Steam from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

Steam

(*.*)

Badware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


92 per cent of asked consumers informed they didn't understand about Steam presence on their computers. Steam at first meant hardware obligatory for spy targets. Some users contact assistance to execute Steam removal or install Steam removal tools or even buy new computers. Steam is almost alone on attacked computer that defines necessity to remove it and other kinds of malicious programs. Major machine defence companies were late to add badware removal features to their anti rootkit to let consumers remove Steam. Like most anti rootkit many removal tools claim a often updated database of dangers to let buyers performing of badware removal.


Steam intrusion method

Steam installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Steam). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Steam copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (*.*). Sometimes it creates new startup key with name Steam and value (*.*). You can also find it in your processes list with name (*.*) or Steam. Also, it can create folder with name Steam under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation Steam starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove Steam immediately.


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* Removes all files created by Steam.

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Here you can also learn:

* Technical details of Steam threat.

* Manual Steam removal.

* Download Steam Removal Tool.


How to remove Steam manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Steam, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Steam.

To get rid of Steam, you should:


1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:


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Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Steam Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


2. Delete the following malicious folders:


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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:


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Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Steam Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Steam related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Steam entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Steam won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Steam Removal Tool.


Windows 10


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find Steam under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.

  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.



Windows 8/8.1


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Steam or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


Windows 7/Vista


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Steam

  • Click Uninstall button.


Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Steam related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Steam are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like Steam.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Steam and (*.*) we received earlier:

Problem Summary: old steam files

I uninstalled steam via control panel and downloaded and installed it again but i still have old steam folders that it will not let me delete. Plz help trying to run nexus mod manager will not let me

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: wont let me delete or uninstall

so i deleted steam one day on accident it was in a folder so i just decided i didn't need the other stuff in the folder not knowing it would cause this much problems. so i want to play steam again but at first it was just giving me a 1324 error so i deleted all of steam i removed it from the (uninstall or change a program place in control center) so i delete all that i could of steam when i search for it on my computer. when i go to install the program it gives me a error that says they cant install because the versions already running on my computer. i just want to know how to fix this. please help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: wont let me delete or uninstall

so i deleted steam one day on accident it was in a folder so i just decided i didn't need the other stuff in the folder not knowing it would cause this much problems. so i want to play steam again but at first it was just giving me a 1324 error so i deleted all of steam i removed it from the (uninstall or change a program place in control center) so i delete all that i could of steam when i search for it on my computer. when i go to install the program it gives me a error that says they cant install because the versions already running on my computer. i just want to know how to fix this. please help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: just cause 2 does not want to complete installation

when i install the game they tell me there is a error that says there is a problem.please help me i don't know what to do!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: non riesco piu' ad installare steam

mi dice steam must be installed into an empty folder

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Steam not responding

When I turn on my laptop, Steam starts also. I go ''start in offline mode'' (I can't choose online because the profile is not mine and I don't know the password)and after few seconds i must choose again. But, that's where the problem is. I can't choose anything, it stays like that. Also, I can't open mozilla, chrome or some other browser. It looks like my laptop is frozen. Help?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Error when uninstalling steam

I tried to get rid of Steam today and it sent me an error 1306 saying that other applications had access to the steam files and it told me to shut them down. I don't know what applications are up right now so PLEASE HELP!!!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Got second hand game that is been used how can i play

hay iv got the strong hold 3 game but the code has been use what can i do

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cant uninstall, remove or reinstall stewam?

I was installing napoleon total war on steam when my internet suddenly died, i restarted the computer and i had fixed the internet problem.

Now when steam was started it said this "steam installment not complete, reinstall steam" so i deleted it in the control panel and i tried to delete the files but it said that steam files were still running and now i cant delete it or reinstall it, and i am completely out of options.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: retarted error

i try to turn on stream but it wont go on all it does is say: Stream.exe (main exception): CMultiFieldBlob(pserialized): Partial field header at end of record.
i just want to play team fortress 2 and it wont work plz help this is driving me up the wall.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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