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Program info

Estimated safety rating


steam.exe is a application which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if steam.exe is on your computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend yourself against viruses and malware.

Executable file path


This application is normally stored in C:\xxx\Steam.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 2a91472c8408b31e9ebeecb31ff5ec6e.

Is running as a service


This program does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This application runs as a 32-bit program. It can not benefit of the entire power of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description

 Steam Client Bootstrapper

The description extracted from the exe is Steam Client Bootstrapper.

File version

File version stored as a property


 Valve Corporation

Maker Valve Corporation.


 Copyright (C) 2010 Valve Corporation

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) 2010 Valve Corporation.

Digitally signed


steam.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from steam.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name


Digital certificate name: Valve

Issuer name

 DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Certificate's issuer name: DigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA

Starts with windows


This program starts at your PC's startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.