What is SansaSvr.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the SansaSvr.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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SansaSvr.exe file information

The process known as SansaSvr.exe belongs to software Sansa Updater by unknown.

Description: SansaSvr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SansaSvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 36,864 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 61,440 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. SansaSvr.exe is not a Windows core file. SansaSvr.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with SansaSvr.exe, you could also do the following:
  1) uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramSansa Updater
  2) contact Customer Service.

Recommended: Identify SansaSvr.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SansaSvr.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SansaSvr.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Monitors for connection of SanDisk Sansa digital audio players, and updates their firmware if necessary.
  Dave   (further information)
Sandisk Sansa Sync driver
This runs the firmware update utility for the Sandisk's e200 series mp3 players from their website.
  Mr. Helper   (further information)
Program used by Sandisk Sansa MP3 players that places pictures on the device

Summary: Average user rating of SansaSvr.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 5 users think SansaSvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving SansaSvr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SansaSvr. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the SansaSvr.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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