my son plays football manager on his xbox. Since he played it on laptop the Steam icon appeared. How did it get there? Tried to uninstall through add and remove but a box appears asking if i want to close steam application before Install..I don't want to install at all. Any ideas. My son bought the game from a shop and did not download the Steam Programme.
The reason it appeared on your sons laptop is that the game PC game must have needed the Steam client to be installed so that the necessary game files can be downloaded and he is able to buy the game. A great many games are now released via the Steam client even though you you can buy the game from a shop. It really is no big deal having the Steam client installed and if you did not want to see the icon, or have Steam start up when the laptop booted then stopping Steam starting by going to msconfig would have solved the problem.
It is quite likely that your son will buy another PC game which needs Steam in the future but it really is nothing to worry about.