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What is sftvsa.exe?

Sftvsa.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if sftvsa.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Sftvsa.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent or Application Virtualization Service Agent belongs to software Microsoft Application Virtualization or Application Virtualization Service Agent or Microsoft Application Virtualization Desktop by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Sftvsa.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file sftvsa.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 219,496 bytes (94% of all occurrences), 209,768 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/sftvsa.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Sftvsa.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 57% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
The software publisher Microsoft provides an uninstall program (Control Panel->Software->Microsoft Corporation or Microsoft Office Click-to-Run 2010).

Recommended: Identify sftvsa.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sftvsa.exe. Therefore, you should check the sftvsa.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.



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User Comments

This hotfix package addresses the following issues: When you use HTTP publishing after an application was published locally, App-V clients may not retrieve icons, shortcuts, or file-type associations. Sequencing applications that modify environment variables may cause the App-V Sequencer to crash. This program has the highest potential to do damage to your PC of any microsoft certified program according to Security Task Manager. This file was signed by a registrar. You can trust this file if you this registrar and the software's manufacturer. The program doesn't have any visible window and runs in the background. In the best case it is device driver software. The process can manipulate any program running on Windows, or any program that is part of the Windows operating system. A Hook is set for this one. A Hook is a Windows internal function that can forge a list of files on your hard drive, for example, by manipulating the dir command. The program that starts the process is not visible to other programs like AntiVirus software. The file is not a part of the Windows operating system. Please be careful if the file is in the Windows directory and it cannot be associated with any installed software product or hardware driver.
  Brent Holbrook   (further information)
Der Prozess Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent oder Application Virtualization Service Agent gehört zur Software Microsoft Application Virtualization oder Application Virtualization Service Agent oder Microsoft Application Virtualization Desktop der Firma Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).
  Pietro   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of sftvsa.exe: based on 3 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks sftvsa.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users suspect danger.


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