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Steam Content Server Limiter


Steam Content Server Limiter is a software program developed by Nigel Bree. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 86% of users of Steam Content Server Limiter come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: steam-limiter.googlecode.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\steamlimiter
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SteamLimiter\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Steam Content Server Limiter

  • uninst.exe - Steam Content Server Limiter (Steam Content Server Limiter Install)
  • probe.exe - SteamLimit (Port status probe tool)
  • steamfilter.dll - Steam Content Server Limiter
  • steamlimit.exe - Steam Content Server Monitor
  • setfilter.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • steamlimit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9EF29121-C520-4331-A494-9C6FBFE1BD09}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • steamlimit.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SteamLimiter' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SteamLimiter\steamlimit.exe".

How do I remove Steam Content Server Limiter?

You can uninstall Steam Content Server Limiter 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 Steam Content Server Limiter, 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 Steam Content Server Limiter.

Win 10 54%
Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.29%
Windows 7 45.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.59%
Windows 7 Professional 14.71%
Windows 8.1 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.71% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 85.71%
  United States 11.43%
  New Zealand 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 12.50%
Dell 6.25%
MSI 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.64%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 9.09%
Acer Veriton M430 4.55%
Acer Aspire 5738 4.55%
MSI MS-7821 4.55%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.55%


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