How to Remove “GameOverlayRenderer.dll”

What is GameOverlayRenderer.dll?

The file named GameOverlayRenderer.dll is developed by Valve Corporation. The program is essential for the Steam gaming software to run efficiently. Disabling it will cause issues in the software but not on the Windows operating system. The program is digitally verified and signed by Valve. The signing authority is provided by VeriSign Incorporation. The threat level is 1.

GameOverlayRenderer.dll is located in C:\Program Files\steam\gameoverlayrenderer.dll. The total size of the file is 1.2 megabytes. The latest version of the program available is 1.000.00.01. The program is used by the application Steam Game Overlay Renderer and has access to the registry files. It is not part of any attack in the past and is generally safe.

Affected Platform: Windows XP,Vista,7,8,10

How to detect whether your system is affected by GameOverlayRenderer.dll ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry.
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the infection of malware, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the GameOverlayRenderer.dll file and open its location

If the file is located outside C:\matlab701\bin\win32\ folder, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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First Seen: 10 June 2008 at 8:46 am
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2 Valve Corporation Executable 5342ecf69ea4b7fd
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