Application Portal



How to uninstall Portal from your PC

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove Portal for Windows. The Windows version was created by Valve. More information on Valve can be seen here. Click on to get more information about Portal on Valve's website. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal directory. Take into account that this path can differ being determined by the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for Portal is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe. bspzip.exe is the Portal's main executable file and it takes approximately 472.00 KB (483328 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed along with Portal. They occupy about 20.89 MB (21905832 bytes) on disk.



  • hl2.exe (89.91 KB)
  • bspzip.exe (472.00 KB)
  • captioncompiler.exe (175.00 KB)
  • demoinfo.exe (100.00 KB)
  • dmxconvert.exe (607.00 KB)
  • dmxedit.exe (1.69 MB)
  • elementviewer.exe (3.17 MB)
  • glview.exe (246.50 KB)
  • hammer.exe (142.00 KB)
  • height2normal.exe (725.50 KB)
  • height2ssbump.exe (738.50 KB)
  • hlfaceposer.exe (1.66 MB)
  • hlmv.exe (513.50 KB)
  • mksheet.exe (738.50 KB)
  • motionmapper.exe (349.50 KB)
  • normal2ssbump.exe (720.50 KB)
  • pfm2tgas.exe (669.00 KB)
  • qc_eyes.exe (2.62 MB)
  • shadercompile.exe (77.50 KB)
  • splitskybox.exe (131.00 KB)
  • studiomdl.exe (1.88 MB)
  • vbsp.exe (1.45 MB)
  • vbspinfo.exe (470.50 KB)
  • vpk.exe (695.00 KB)
  • vrad.exe (78.00 KB)
  • vtex.exe (68.50 KB)
  • vtf2tga.exe (750.50 KB)
  • vvis.exe (68.50 KB)
...click to view all... If you are manually uninstalling Portal we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Portal:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove Portal:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\AdminServer.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\avcodec-53.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\avformat-53.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\avutil-51.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\base.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\basehaptics.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\binkw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\bsppack.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\bspzip.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\bugreporter.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\bugreporter_filequeue.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\bugreporter_public.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\captioncompiler.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\check_sdk_env.bat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\chromehtml.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\CmdSeq.wc
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\datacache.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\datamodel.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\demoinfo.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dmserializers.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dmxconvert.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dmxedit.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport.csv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_episodic.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_linux.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_linux.csv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_mac.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_mac.csv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\dxsupport_sp.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\elementviewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\engine.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\Faceposer.bat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\FileSystem_Stdio.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\FileSystemOpenDialog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\add1x1.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\add3x3.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\add5x5.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\add7x7.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\add9x9.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\dispfilters.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\flat1x1.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\flat3x3.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\flat5x5.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\flat7x7.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\flat9x9.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\raiseto1x1.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\raiseto5x5.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\filters\smooth3x3.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\GameUI.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\glview.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\halflife2.fgd
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\Hammer.bat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\hammer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\hammer_dll.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\haptics.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\height2normal.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\height2normal.ico
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\height2ssbump.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\hlfaceposer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\HLMV.bat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\hlmv.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\icudt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\icudt42.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\inputsystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\itemtest.com
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\launcher.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\libcef.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\libsasl.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\MaterialSystem.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mdllib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mksheet.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmapper.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\default.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\rootLock.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template1.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template2.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template3.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template4.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template5.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template6.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\template7.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\twoHandedShoulderWeapon.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\twoHandedWeapon.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\motionmappertemplates\walk.mmt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\Mss32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mssdolby.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mssds3d.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mssdsp.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\msseax.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mssmp3.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\msssrs.flt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mssvoice.asi
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\msvcr71.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\mysql_wrapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\normal2ssbump.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\parsifal.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\pfm2tgas.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\phonemeextractors\ims_helper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Portal\bin\phonemeextractors\phonemeextractor.dll

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Source\portal
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam App 400


How to erase Portal from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Portal is a program marketed by Valve. Sometimes, computer users want to remove this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this by hand requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE procedure to remove Portal is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows system.



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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find Portal or simply click the Search field and type in "Portal". If it exists on your system the Portal app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Portal in the list , the following data regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Portal, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Portal:


  • The software company is: http://www.valvesoftware.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steam.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Portal.
Uninstall Portal


8. After removing Portal, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Portal that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Portal with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a recommendation to remove Portal by Valve from your PC, we are not saying that Portal by Valve is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Portal supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 23:17:06.237