How to Remove “SteamService.exe”

What is SteamService.exe?

SteamService.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Valve.  This process is known as Steam Client Service  and it belongs to the software Steam Client Service. It is commonly stored in C:\Program files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of SteamService.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by SteamService.exe ?

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 SteamService.exe file and open its location.

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

How does Comodo Antivirus help you to protect your system from SteamService.exe malware?

Comodo Antivirus protects your system from malware attacks and also removes any existing infections. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the SteamService.exe malware from your system.

Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with SteamService.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove SteamService.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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Malware Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 29 November 2011 at 11:21 am
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Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Valve Corporation Executable 37358531331c97f1
8a1dcca5c2eb509e
0ff5dead
5038677151d14bca
40e2e21a188265d2
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 01.26.02.8
7
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation N/A
2 Valve Corporation Executable 359aa9a28069ae0b
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cf8d5fd0
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Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
No 0.87.68.25 1.0.0.1 Russian Federation N/A
3 Valve Corporation Executable 07dfdae9787729c8
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 01.28.05.8
6
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation N/A
4 Valve Corporation Executable d9a49996fefab50a
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7c893e8c
415ec318ac0ca4c3
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Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 01.32.02.3
6
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation N/A
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Safe Entries

Safe Entries
First Seen: 16 March 2011 at 4:20 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Valve Corporation Executable 8a30e5e333a353eb
069ab961a4c1918f
cbb44623
2de3f7cf6020b3bb
6bc4199459a63016
Yes 07.15.03.7
2
01.00.00.0
1
United States
2 Valve Corporation Executable 78280366f2dd38fb
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d275e15e
6938ba5d8f31c491
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Yes 02.18.40.3
8
01.00.00.0
1
United States
3 Valve Corporation Executable e723f5d863ba53c6
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42453817
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Yes 07.15.02.6
7
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation
4 Valve Corporation Executable 5006f2191e07ecdb
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2b79ce5b
0a3544d7e9af7d8c
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Yes 02.81.34.0
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01.00.00.0
1
United States
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