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Steinberg HALion 2


Steinberg HALion 2 is a software program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 3 files and is usually about 6.94 MB (7,274,640 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 83% of users of Steinberg HALion 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steinberg.net
Help link: www.halion.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\vstplugins\halion
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Steinberg\vstplugins\Halion\Uninstall.exe C:\Program Files\Steinberg\vstplugins\Halion\INSTALL.LOG
Estimated size: 6.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg HALion 2

  • HALion.dll - HALion Vst Sampler (VST Plug-In)
  • HALiondxi.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninstall.exe runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Steinberg HALion 2?

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Or, you can uninstall Steinberg HALion 2 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 Steinberg HALion 2, 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 Steinberg HALion 2.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net


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