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Half-Life Blue Shift


Half-Life Blue Shift is a software program developed by Strogino CS Portal. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 635.81 KB (651,072 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: Bruss.Ostrov.Pike
Help link: Bruss.Ostrov.Pike/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Strogino CS Portal\Half-Life Blue Shift\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C7DCEE09-068C-4B1E-8B9E-63E3AED66BA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 635.81 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Half-Life Blue Shift

  • tier0.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll
  • hl.exe (by Valve) - Steam Half-Life Launcher (Half-Life Launcher)
  • a3dapi.dll (by Aureal Semiconductor) - A3D Interactive API DLL (Aureal A3D API DLL)
  • Mss32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Miles Sound System
  • hlds.exe (by Valve) - HLDS Launcher
  • hltv.exe - HLTV Launcher
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • steamclient.dll
  • vstdlib.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll
  • Core.dll
  • dbg.dll
  • DemoPlayer.dll
  • FileSystem_Steam.dll
  • hw.dll
  • steam_api.dll
  • sw.dll
  • swds.dll
  • vgui.dll
  • vgui2.dll
  • voice_miles.dll
  • voice_speex.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • hl.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3431E124-77FF-486F-82E9-FDC3B667EEB0}' (runs on registration).
  • hlds.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E44A14B3-F5DA-4671-BDCE-D04C975DA16D}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • hltv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Half-Life 11\hltv.exe'.
  • hlds.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Half-Life 11\hlds.exe'.
  • hl.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Half-Life 11\hl.exe'.

How do I remove Half-Life Blue Shift?

Quickly and completely remove Half-Life Blue Shift from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Half-Life Blue Shift from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Half-Life Blue Shift, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Half-Life Blue Shift.

Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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