How to Remove “SteamService.dll”

What is SteamService.dll?

The file named SteamService.dll is developed by Valve Corporation. The program is digitally verified and has a valid signature from Valve. The signing authority is authorized by Verisign Incorporation. The program has no threat issues and receives updates at prompt intervals. It has a threat level of 0.

SteamService.dll is located in C:\Program Files\steam\bin\steamservice.dll. The size of the DLL file is found to be 973.8 kilobytes. The version of the DLL found in the records is 01.00.00.01. The program is registered in the system’s registry but can be removed without having any negatives consequences on the overall performance of the operating system. 

Affected Platform: Windows XP, Vista, 7.


How to check if your computer is infected with SteamService.dll malware?


If your system is affected by SteamService.dll malware, you will notice one or several of the symptoms below:
  • SteamService.dll occupies an unusually large CPU memory
  • Erratic internet connection
  • Your browser is bombarded with annoying popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes
  • PC's processing speed suffers
  • You are redirected to unknown websites
To pinpoint the virus file location, take the following steps:

Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys at once to open Task Manager.
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files\steam\bin\steamservice.dll. you should run an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove SteamService.dll malware from system using Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

You can either choose to remove SteamService.dll and other malwares using Comodo Antivirus, or Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) – both of which are absolutely free to download! CCE is a set of computer security tools designed to help you identify and remove malwares and unsafe processes from an infected computer.

To remove malwares using CCE, take the following steps:

1. Check the system requirements and download the feature-rich CCE suite for free.
2. After installation, choose the type of scan you want to perform. CCE offers 3 scan options to get rid of malwares from a PC:
  • Smart Scan: Does a scan on critical areas of your system.
  • Full Scan: Does a complete scan of your system.
  • Custom Scan: Does a scan only on selected items.
The process to initiate the above mentioned scans are self-explanatory and thus, easy-to-use. 
Additionally, it's recommended that you approve of any updates that the CCE will prompt you about to ensure it does a better job of identifying all the latest threats.

3. Click 'Next' to view the results.

Regardless of the type of scan you choose, the results will sometimes show false positive (flagging files that are actually safe), which has to be ignored. Only select the files you want to get rid of.

4. Click 'Apply' to apply the selected operations to the threats. The selected operations will be applied.
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 September 2011 at 1:08 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 Valve Corporation Executable 618ac5a3e0baf527
8b14c249b2fa7992
29cc3006
7e22650d095e71b2
419dbe0c19984066
Yes 01.21.53.8
5
01.00.00.0
1
10.224.1.61/32
2 N/A Executable 48aaade15454e0c8
275c564fdc32fc13
d7f67a1e
c3a522e81e7c347c
1d925ae4413e4734
No N/A N/A United States
3 Valve Corporation Executable d1a86c4be4e0ea77
da5aaf6b0a0bd829
84514699
3edc21ae7a6da768
46961c9e495a9fe8
Yes 01.46.25.2
4
01.00.00.0
1
Internal Submission
4 Valve Corporation Executable 9a3cf5338651aaf0
589d4ff163639867
8b7ddf58
164e2092fe7d9bf8
8bffaa77d86d78d5
Yes 03.27.40.8
1
01.00.00.0
1
United States
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