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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,702
United States Rank #22,795
Reach 0.0093%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.06 days
385.26 days >
Average installed length: 202.43 days

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Dedicated Server


Dedicated Server is a software program developed by Valve. 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 primary executable is named hltv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 13.22 MB (13,861,315 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 37% of users of Dedicated Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steampowered.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cracked steam\steamapps\_mottorz_\dedicated server
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Cracked Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/5
Estimated size: 13.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dedicated Server

Program executable:hltv.exe
Name:HLTV Launcher
Path:C:\steam\steamapps\g3mz1s\dedicated server\hltv.exe
Additional files:
  • hlds.exe - HLDS Launcher
  • steamclient.dll - Steam (Steamclient.dll (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • swds.dll
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (tier0_s Dynamic Link Library (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04))
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hltv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Games\Half-Life 11\hltv.exe'.

How do I remove Dedicated Server?

You can uninstall Dedicated Server 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 Dedicated Server, 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 Dedicated Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.33%
Windows 10 9.78%
Windows XP 2.72%
Windows Vista 2.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.09%
Windows 7 Professional 11.96%
Windows 8 Pro 3.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.72%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.92%
  Germany 11.21%
  United Kingdom 5.61%
  France 5.14%
  Australia 4.67%
  Sweden 4.67%
  Belgium 3.27%
  Canada 2.80%
  Norway 2.34%
  India 2.34%
  Portugal 2.34%
  Netherlands 2.34%
  Poland 1.87%
  Hungary 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.65%
Acer 17.39%
ASUS 17.39%
Hewlett-Packard 11.96%
Intel 3.26%
Alienware 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Sony 2.17%
American Megatrends 1.09%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 3.92%
ASUSTeK K52F 1.96%
Acer Aspire M3910 1.96%
Acer Aspire M7721 1.96%
Dell XPS 8500 1.96%
MSI MS-7522 1.96%

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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