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Poll Results: Have you experienced worse performance or viruses because of Steam?

 
  • 96% (50)
    No, no problems here
  • 1% (1)
    Yes, I've noticed that my PC is slower with Steam
  • 0% (0)
    Yes, I've gotten a virus from Steam
  • 1% (1)
    Yes, I've experienced both
52 Total Votes  
post #21 of 28
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
I'm not on the offensive. Was a serious question.
Sure did seem like it. "Your xbox mates?" I mean, come on, if that was a totally serious, non-trolling question then I'm Duke Nukem. And none other than Duke Nukem is the Duke so that can't be.

It was in fact Crucial:
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Originally Posted by Crucial09 View Post
I don't use steam. From what I have seen by other people it causes nothing but unwanted startup programs and virus's and slows down the computer.
Not that I see how this is relevant.

I also die a little inside when I see that this has more views in 20 minutes than my AA / AF thread has. Should've put that thing in the GPU section...
Edited by B!0HaZard - 3/2/11 at 1:12pm
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post #22 of 28
On a very slow pentium 4 rig it can slow it down. on my 1055T, it gets 2% CPU usage.

No problems for me.
If you think it has viruses, don't use it.
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Originally Posted by B!0HaZard View Post
So you're the one who said yes in the poll?
I am the special one that voted yes it causes both because the question itself is stupid and if you THINK that you managed to get a virus on steam somehow, you have to be very stupid to think you GOT a virus from steam.
Steam is founded by Valve, and they make billions each year in revenue via steam alone... don't ya think theyre not going to ruin steam (and lose billions) and screw over customer over a virus?
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I am the special one that voted yes it causes both because the question itself is stupid and if you THINK that you managed to get a virus on steam somehow, you have to be very stupid to think you GOT a virus from steam.
Steam is founded by Valve, and they make billions each year in revenue via steam alone... don't ya think theyre not going to ruin steam (and lose billions) over a virus?
Was that another attack? This sure is a flame happy board.
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Was that another attack? This sure is a flame happy board.
No, just stating the facts. Logical facts. For others, (google searches) of people who think they got a virus from steam
    
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post #26 of 28
it made a 15-20 fps difference in some games on my old pentium 4 rig when it went into the new ui's beta. before then nope.

but the only thing ive noticed is that sometimes it may freeze for a couple seconds when updating some games. or loading my entire library on startup.
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post #27 of 28
lol...no, the steam it does nothing.

(and I don't download from...how can I put this lightly..unscrupulous websites...which is probably what causes the slowdowns/viruses)
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No, just stating the facts.
Oh, then carry on.
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