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?

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Step 1: Download and install Comodo Antivirus.

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

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Step 4: Restart your PC.

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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

First Seen: 19 October 2011 at 12:23 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
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 58ea0c6273780ebe
37a0c059129dc5c9
0faa16d7
047d12622d8fa28d
a4a9840aa744a82b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 00.97.30.4
6
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 9636418245c4189e
453f30e6761ec0e5
1f13903f
d809553ed1d406b2
120567daec77df2f
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
4 Valve Corporation Executable f98097a082081a51
666e55f79e8fd6e7
3f819dd4
7e8549d857181869
bed2da11018e774a
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 00.92.62.3
0
01.00.00.0
1
Russian Federation N/A
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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 a38d1a3a97f834b7
57190e4a9a304d78
a36afabb
fbfe36b870595b77
1284e0b2199f51c2
Yes 01.05.31.0
0
01.00.00.0
1
10.224.1.55/32
2 Valve Corporation Executable 9d06478721f57128
a1fd8d440073128b
d0408c58
4b0fdcf9c407a17e
2170ab96a2236480
Yes 01.49.92.1
3
01.00.00.0
1
Turkey
3 Valve Corporation Executable e746f98dffccd8fd
0cdcf42098f1d0cb
45860baf
c479c986db04e8cb
a43bf2db5ed96142
Yes 01.21.53.8
5
01.00.00.0
1
10.224.1.61/32
4 Valve Corporation Executable 5006f2191e07ecdb
b2b9ac4e7573ed38
2b79ce5b
0a3544d7e9af7d8c
991c904339157edc
Yes 02.81.34.0
6
01.00.00.0
1
United States
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