Why is steam running steamwebhelp.exe

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Please tell me why steam has to run "steamwebhelper.exe" now?

Okay so I run my pc after a week not being on it, and now I startup steam and I thought "oh look, another update, it looks cool....I guess", i was typing my paper when i noticed my pc is pathetically slow so i open my task manager maybe I left hlmv open or maybe I have too many windows open in chrome? But no, its steam's little web helper .e-x-fucking-e eating away at my processing power, so I would like to know, is there a way to stop this from running? Or am i doomed to steam's genius update here? **EDIT**: Thanks for the hilarious jokes in the comments my sides are just splitting
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    it's eating away to your computer? weird... It's not taking anything more then a few megabytes of memory.
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    > **Posted by TwoTails** > > it's eating away to your computer? > weird... It's not taking anything more then a few megabytes of memory. well I don't have many gigs of ram, steam ran perfect before this update, now its like i have little ram now for what steam is doing.
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    > Someone tell me why Why?
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    Why. (He said tell, not ask.)
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    > **Posted by Kosai106** > > > Someone tell me why > > Why? no, he wanted you to tell him "why" not "Why?" >Someone tell me why why
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    > **Posted by R E X** > > (He said tell, not ask.) I know, but I wanted to know why before I said it. I just don't give out whys, it's not a charity.
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    > **Posted by Kosai106** > > > **Posted by R E X** > > > > (He said tell, not ask.) > > I know, but I wanted to know why before I said it. I just don't give out whys, it's not a charity. tell me why dont you give out whys
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    Whys are like fucks, its just not worth it most of the time.
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    > **Posted by Emilio** > > tell me why dont you give out whys
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    > **Posted by Kosai106** > > > **Posted by Emilio** > > > > tell me why dont you give out whys > >
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    I noticed that after the update my CPU usage was very erratic and strange as the graph was showing it spiking about every 20 seconds without me doing anything. I just reset my computer and it ran fine after.
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    > **Posted by Meiko** > > I noticed that after the update my CPU usage was very erratic and strange as the graph was showing it spiking about every 20 seconds without me doing anything. I just reset my computer and it ran fine after. Thank you, I will try this.
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