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What is steam.exe?

steam.exe is part of Steam Client Bootstrapper and developed by Valve Corporation according to the steam.exe version information.

steam.exe's description is "Steam Client Bootstrapper"

steam.exe is digitally signed by Valve.

steam.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about steam.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameSteam Client Bootstrapper
Company nameValve Corporation
File descriptionSteam Client Bootstrapper
Internal namesteamcmd (buildbot_steam-relclient-w..
Original filenamesteam.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2010 Valve Corporation
Product version01.00.00.01
File version04.51.47.10

The following is the available information on steam.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameSteam Client Bootstrapper
Company nameValve Corporation
File descriptionSteam Client Bootstrapper
Internal namesteamcmd (buildbot_steam-relclient-win32-builder_steam_rel_client_win32@steam-relclient-win32-builder)
Original filenamesteam.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2010 Valve Corporation
Product version01.00.00.01
File version04.51.47.10

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameValve
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number084caf4df499141d404b7199aa2c2131

VirusTotal report

None of the 67 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the steam.exe file.

None of the 67 anti-virus programs detected the steam.exe file.

Other files also named steam.exe

steam.exe (3 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD581821baed9ab7c6ac71cf8d96e6720a9
SHA2568121546f5947fce2fcd1d23521038ed0adff8cd7c4cd14367a40de9abf581768

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to steam.exe:

steam.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

steam.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Steam Client Bootstrapper has stopped working.

End Program - steam.exe. This program is not responding.

steam.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

steam.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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Comments

Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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