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A guide to uninstall Counter-Strike from your PC

You can find on this page detailed information on how to uninstall Counter-Strike for Windows. The Windows version was created by Valve. More information on Valve can be found here. Click on to get more information about Counter-Strike on Valve's website. Usually the Counter-Strike program is to be found in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Counter-Strike is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file has a size of 99.50 KB (101888 bytes) on disk and is named hl.exe.

The executable files below are part of Counter-Strike. They occupy an average of 746.42 KB (764336 bytes) on disk.



  • hl.exe (99.50 KB)
  • hlds.exe (395.41 KB)
  • hltv.exe (251.51 KB)
Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall Counter-Strike.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life

The files below remain on your disk by Counter-Strike when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\a3dapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\avcodec-53.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\avformat-53.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\avutil-51.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\binkawin.asi
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\chromehtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\Core.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\ajawad.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\autobuy.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cached.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\chateau.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cl_dlls\client.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cl_dlls\client.dylib
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cl_dlls\client.so
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\ak47.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\arctic.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\aug.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\autoselect_ct.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\autoselect_t.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\awp.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\cancelbutton.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\default.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\defuser.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\deserteagle.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\elites.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\equipment.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\famas.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\fiveseven.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\flashbang.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\g3sg1.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\galil.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\gign.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\glock18.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\gsg9.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\guerilla.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\hegrenade.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\kevlar.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\kevlar_helmet.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\leet.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\m249.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\m3.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\m4a1.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\mac10.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\machineguns.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\militia.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\mp5.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\nightvision.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\not_available.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\p228.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\p90.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\pistols.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\primaryammo.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\rifles.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\sas.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\scout.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\secammo.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\sg550.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\sg552.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\shield.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\shotguns.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\smokegrenade.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\spetsnaz.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\submachineguns.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\terror.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\tmp.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\ump45.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\urban.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\usp45.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\classes\xm1014.res
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\commandmenu.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\config.cfg
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_747.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_assault.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_bdog.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_cbble.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_dust.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_havana.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cs_office.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cstraining.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cstrike.ico
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\cstrike.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\custom.hpk
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\de_airstrip.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\de_aztec.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\de_piranesi.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\de_storm.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\de_vertigo.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\decals.wad
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\delta.lst
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\dlls\cs.dylib
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\dlls\cs.so
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\dlls\cs_amd64.so
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\dlls\mp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\ak47.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\aug.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\awp.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\createexplo.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\createsmoke.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\deagle.sc
  • C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Half-Life\cstrike\events\decal_reset.sc

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam App 10

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\Counter-Strike Global Offensive\csgo.exe


A way to remove Counter-Strike from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Counter-Strike is an application marketed by Valve. Some computer users try to erase this program. This can be difficult because removing this by hand requires some knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK approach to erase Counter-Strike is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows system.



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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Counter-Strike or simply click the Search field and type in "Counter-Strike". If it exists on your system the Counter-Strike app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click Counter-Strike in the list of programs, the following data regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding Counter-Strike, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Counter-Strike:


  • The web site of the program is: http://www.valvesoftware.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Counter-Strike.
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8. After uninstalling Counter-Strike, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Counter-Strike which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Counter-Strike using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows (6.4)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Counter-Strike by Valve from your computer, nor are we saying that Counter-Strike by Valve is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Counter-Strike in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 03:14:37.783