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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,974
United States Rank #4,784
Reach 0.0718%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.90 days
882.14 days >
Average installed length: 463.50 days

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Half-Life Deathmatch: Source

What is Half-Life Deathmatch: Source?  (from Valve)

Fast multiplayer action set in the Half-Life 2 universe! HL2's physics adds a new dimension to deathmatch play. Play straight deathmatch or try Combine vs. Resistance teamplay.


Half-Life Deathmatch: Source is a program developed by Valve. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is hl2.exe. The software installer includes 114 files and is usually about 128.63 MB (134,873,584 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 65% of users of Half-Life Deathmatch: Source come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steampowered.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/360
Estimated size: 128.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Half-Life Deathmatch: Source

Program executable:hl2.exe
Path:C:\games\steam\steamapps\[email protected]\half-life deathmatch source\hl2.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • GameOverlayUI.exe - Steam Game Overlay
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • Steam2.dll
  • steamclient.dll
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • steamerrorreporter64.exe
  • SteamTmp.exe
  • streaming_client.exe
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • WriteMiniDump.exe - Win32 MiniDump Helper
  • uninstall_css.exe - Uninstall Counter-Strike: Source
  • uninstall_steam.exe - Uninstall Steam
  • hammer_dll.dll - Valve Hammer Editor (tm) (Hammer)
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D65D5174-F6F6-4F27-A231-681F452734B2}' (runs on registration).
  • hl2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7A6F2F2-CCC9-48F1-AF3F-54FDCB0EE4BB}' (runs on registration).
  • SteamTmp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0FA4F2B3-5879-4EB7-87D7-15A36952D352}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Steam.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Steam 2.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
  • SteamTmp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Steam' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe" -silent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Steam.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Steam' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" -silent.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'W:\Steam\SteamApps\common\Source SDK Base\hl2.exe'.
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.
Network connections
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27019).
  • Steam.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cdn-178-79-196-253.pmo.llnw.net ( port 80).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27017).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to cm-04.lux.valve.net ( port 27018).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to (port 27030).
  • SteamTmp.exe connects to VALVE-CORPO.car2.Philadelphia1.Level3.net ( port 27031).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:135.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002740424%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018112%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009292%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:21,119,105
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:15.66 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:110.91 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:36.47 MB
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
User CPU:0.00558933%
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
Memory:230.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0025027453%
Kernel CPU:0.00142709%
User CPU:0.00107566%
CPU cycles/sec:28,069,388
I/O reads/min:1.77 MB
I/O writes/min:2.18 MB

How do I remove Half-Life Deathmatch: Source?

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Or, you can uninstall Half-Life Deathmatch: Source 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 Deathmatch: Source, 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 Deathmatch: Source.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.05%
Windows 8 38.48%
Windows Vista 1.68%
Windows XP 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.25%
Windows 8.1 15.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.61%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Windows 10 Home 5.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.24%
  United Kingdom 7.34%
  Canada 5.17%
  Germany 3.75%
  Australia 3.00%
  France 2.47%
  Netherlands 1.27%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Brazil 1.05%
  Ireland 0.97%
  Norway 0.97%
  Italy 0.75%
  DK 0.60%
  Austria 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.58%
Dell 16.06%
ASUS 13.01%
Acer 11.38%
Alienware 6.30%
Toshiba 5.28%
Lenovo 4.67%
Samsung 3.46%
MSI 3.25%
Intel 1.02%
Medion 0.81%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.79%
MSI MS-7751 2.75%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 2.45%
MSI MS-7821 2.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.14%

About Valve

Valve is a video game development and digital distribution company through Steam best known for its critically acclaimed product, Half-Life.
Publisher URL: www.valvesoftware.com


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