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Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server


Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server is a program developed by Valve. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 srcds.exe. The software installer includes 92 files and is usually about 22.47 MB (23,561,168 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.steampowered.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\valve\steam\steamapps\general_nascimento\source 2007 dedicated server
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/310
Estimated size: 22.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server

Program executable:srcds.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\valve\steam\steamapps\general_nascimento\source 2007 dedicated server\srcds.exe
Additional files:
  • AppOverlay.dll - Steam Application Overlay Renderer (Steam Application Overlay)
  • AppOverlay64.dll
  • crashhandler.dll - Steam Crash Handler Library
  • crashhandler64.dll
  • GameOverlayRenderer.dll - Steam Game Overlay Renderer
  • GameOverlayRenderer64.dll
  • SDL2.dll - Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL)
  • Steam.dll
  • Steam.exe - Steam Client Bootstrapper
  • steamclient.dll - Steam
  • steamclient64.dll
  • steamerrorreporter.exe
  • SteamUI.dll - SteamUI Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s.dll - tier0_s Dynamic Link Library
  • tier0_s64.dll
  • vstdlib_s.dll - vstdlib_ s.dll
  • vstdlib_s64.dll
  • AdminServer.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • Awesomium.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bassmidi.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSMIDI
  • binkw32.dll (by RAD Game Tools) - Bink and Smacker (RAD Video Tools)
  • client.dll
  • CSERHelper.dll - CSER Helper (Debug Helper Routines)
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dcompiler_46_64.dll (by Microsoft)
  • datacache.dll
  • datamodel.dll
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dedicated.dll
  • dmserializers.dll
  • engine.dll
  • game_shader_generic_garrysmod.dll
  • GameOverlayUI.exe
  • gm_bass.dll
  • gm_chrome.dll
  • gmcl_bass_win32.dll
  • gmhtml.dll
  • hldsupdatetool.exe - Half-Life Dedicated Server Update Tool
  • HldsUpdateToolNew.exe - Steam HLDS Update Tool
  • holly.dll
  • holly_ogg.dll
  • holly_webm.dll
  • icudt38.dll (by IBM and others) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • inputsystem.dll
  • libav_h264-55.dll
  • libavcodec-55.dll
  • libavformat-55.dll
  • libavresample-1.dll
  • libavutil-53.dll
  • libswscale-2.dll
  • libx264-142.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • lua_shared.dll
  • MaterialSystem.dll
  • MenuSystem.dll
  • parsifal.dll
  • replay.dll
  • resources.dll
  • scenefilecache.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Steam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CAB6C403-A442-4347-BB5B-AC5060A6890C}' (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 Startup.
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.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Steam.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Valve\Steam\Steam.exe'.
  • SteamTmp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\Steam.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:36.47 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0126768236%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00708749%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00558933%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:30,822,598
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:633.64 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:29.26 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server?

You can uninstall Source Multiplayer 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 Source Multiplayer 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 Source Multiplayer Dedicated Server.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.12%
Windows 10 10.53%
Windows Vista 3.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.49%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.87%
Windows 8 2.39%
Windows 10 Home 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.69%
  United Kingdom 6.54%
  Germany 5.77%
  Sweden 4.23%
  France 3.85%
  Canada 3.46%
  DK 1.92%
  Finland 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  Australia 1.54%
  Ireland 1.54%
  Norway 1.54%
  Belgium 1.15%
  Czech Republic 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.54%
Acer 16.96%
ASUS 16.96%
Dell 16.07%
Intel 3.57%
Lenovo 2.68%
Alienware 1.79%
American Megatrends 0.89%
Common models
MSI MS-7522 2.83%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 1.89%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.89%
Acer Aspire M3910 1.89%
ASUSTeK K54C 1.89%
Dell XPS 8500 1.89%

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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