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Counter-Strike Source v78


Counter-Strike Source v78 is a software program developed by Valve. 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 6 files and is usually about 4.34 MB (4,547,729 bytes). The installed file css_autoupdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of Counter-Strike Source v78 come from the United States, it is also popular in AM and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: se7enkills.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Counter-Strike Source\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Counter-Strike Source\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Counter-Strike Source v78

  • Steam.dll - Steam (Steam Client Engine)
  • hl2.exe
  • Run_CSS.exe
  • steamclient.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • css_autoupdater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Run_CSS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{078C9EE1-B7CF-4718-9420-F30C8A13FD1B}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hl2.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Counter-Strike Source\hl2.exe'.

How do I remove Counter-Strike Source v78?

You can uninstall Counter-Strike Source v78 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Counter-Strike Source v78, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Counter-Strike Source v78.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 10%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.71%
  AM 7.14%
  Brazil 7.14%
  Germany 7.14%
  Hungary 7.14%
  Philippines 7.14%
  Portugal 7.14%
  Russia 7.14%
  Turkey 7.14%
  UA 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 28.57%
Samsung 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 12.50%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 12.50%
MSI MS-7599 12.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 12.50%

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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