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A guide to uninstall Steam from your PC

Steam is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is made by Valve Corporation. Take a look here for more info on Valve Corporation. More info about the program Steam can be found at . Steam is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam directory, depending on the user's choice. You can remove Steam by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\uninstall.exe. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Steam.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 2.78 MB (2917456 bytes) on disk.

Steam contains of the executables below. They occupy 18.76 MB (19673976 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 (201.10 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)
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After the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_90cbd736944645f3f279e86eeb8aeba6748f9c38_0e615d3c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_97c6fcb6c8e11401b7c68651c6da049ed1a3fbf_0ea97953
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_steam.exe_b672e73c70212a6ef93c7f468542b3edf3e89eae_031797eb
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_cefd166f4f69af4e76232bdfd415ca67a4f9c087_0e3dcde8

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Steam:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_90cbd736944645f3f279e86eeb8aeba6748f9c38_0e615d3c\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_97c6fcb6c8e11401b7c68651c6da049ed1a3fbf_0ea97953\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_steam.exe_b672e73c70212a6ef93c7f468542b3edf3e89eae_031797eb\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppCrash_Steam.exe_cefd166f4f69af4e76232bdfd415ca67a4f9c087_0e3dcde8\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_Steam.exe_5f61942b85322d484bd8e7783d2381a55521a4_0c31a39e\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_Steam.exe_ca6871b81b7359f416e6677493fd8833ac34384_0c7292dc\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\WER\ReportArchive\AppHang_Steam.exe_f5706aa5e95491dccd6c874639bdcdbac47918ba_0e2312b5\Report.wer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\Cookies
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\data_0
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\data_1
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\data_2
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\data_3
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000001
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000002
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000003
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000004
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000005
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000006
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000007
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000008
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000009
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00000f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000010
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000011
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000012
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000013
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000014
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000015
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000016
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000017
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000018
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000019
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00001f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000020
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000021
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000022
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000023
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000024
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000025
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000026
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000027
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000028
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000029
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00002f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000030
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000031
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000032
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000033
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000034
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000035
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000036
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000037
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000038
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000039
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00003f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000040
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000041
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000042
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000043
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000044
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000045
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000046
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000047
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000048
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000049
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004a
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004b
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004c
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004d
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004e
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_00004f
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000050
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000051
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000052
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000053
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000054
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000055
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000056
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000057
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Steam\htmlcache\f_000058

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\steam
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Valve\Steam
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\9C8928403D4AB094F99FBA20A329833F
  • 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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Steam Client Service

Open regedit.exe in order to remove the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\9C8928403D4AB094F99FBA20A329833F\Steam_AutoRun
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\9C8928403D4AB094F99FBA20A329833F\Steam_Base
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Features\9C8928403D4AB094F99FBA20A329833F\Steam_PickLanguage
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\9C8928403D4AB094F99FBA20A329833F\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Steam Client Service\Description
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Steam Client Service\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\Steam Client Service\ImagePath


How to uninstall Steam with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Steam is a program released by Valve Corporation. Some people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this can be efortful because doing this by hand takes some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best SIMPLE approach to uninstall Steam is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Steam or simply activate the Search field and type in "Steam". If it exists on your system the Steam program will be found automatically. When you select Steam in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Steam, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Steam:





  • The web site of the application 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 appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall Steam.
Uninstall Steam


8. After removing Steam, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform 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 uninstalling Steam using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.



Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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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 for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Steam in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered 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 22:00:44.440