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A guide to uninstall Steam from your PC

Steam is a software application. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is made by Valve Corporation. Check out here for more details on Valve Corporation. More data about the software Steam can be found at . Steam is commonly set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam directory, however this location may vary a lot depending on the user's decision when installing the program. The full uninstall command line for Steam is C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\uninstall.exe. Steam.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 2.78 MB (2917456 bytes) on disk.

Steam is composed of the following executables which occupy 91.45 MB (95896872 bytes) on disk:

  • GameOverlayUI.exe (374.08 KB)
  • Steam.exe (2.78 MB)
  • steamerrorreporter.exe (499.58 KB)
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe (554.08 KB)
  • streaming_client.exe (2.31 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (138.20 KB)
  • WriteMiniDump.exe (277.79 KB)
  • html5app_steam.exe (1.79 MB)
  • steamservice.exe (1.45 MB)
  • steamwebhelper.exe (1.97 MB)
  • wow_helper.exe (65.50 KB)
  • x64launcher.exe (383.58 KB)
  • x86launcher.exe (373.58 KB)
  • appid_10540.exe (189.24 KB)
  • appid_10560.exe (189.24 KB)
  • appid_17300.exe (233.24 KB)
  • appid_17330.exe (489.24 KB)
  • appid_17340.exe (221.24 KB)
  • appid_6520.exe (2.26 MB)
  • DXSETUP.exe (505.84 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (6.85 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (6.25 MB)
  • hl.exe (99.50 KB)
  • hlds.exe (395.41 KB)
  • hltv.exe (251.51 KB)
  • left4dead2.exe (356.50 KB)
  • addoninstaller.exe (125.66 KB)
  • witcher3.exe (44.36 MB)
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The current web page applies to Steam version 2.10.91.91 only. You can find below info on other application versions of Steam:


If you are manually uninstalling Steam we suggest you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall Steam:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Steam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Steam

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Steam:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Steam\service_log.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\D__steam_Program Files (x86)_Steam_Steam_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\steam___rungameid_730
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\000003.log
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00000d
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  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_000021
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  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\f_00002b
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  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cache\index
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\00d8869c615168b2_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\16924c6615a15880_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\1b6f727a769c54de_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\48d1c5de82f17357_0
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  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\7422f6573522d1a9_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\7fa0c146a521a404_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\819dc4465211b170_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\88848bfd47765867_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\8d4430b3cd89af06_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\8e20110efecec389_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\90477bf6c7be5de8_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\983bd45da5ed2134_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\9e5cd0931d34eeea_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\a34980b8315cf880_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\a5b7d3c9a182f3d5_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\ab4f8506046a58db_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Code Cache\js\ba3f050ebcc5cc24_0

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Steam
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Steam
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Valve\Steam
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\Steam Client Service

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2055430548-2731568908-4101250714-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume4\steam\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe


A way to erase Steam using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Steam is an application offered by Valve Corporation. Sometimes, computer users decide to erase this application. This can be troublesome because doing this manually requires some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY procedure to erase Steam is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to clean your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Steam or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Steam". The Steam program will be found automatically. When you select Steam in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about Steam, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Steam:





  • The software company is: http://www.steampowered.com/
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\uninstall.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Steam.
Uninstall Steam


8. After removing Steam, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Steam that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Steam using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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



Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Steam by Valve Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Steam by Valve Corporation is not a good application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Steam in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 19:39:54.843