What is sifxinst.exe?
Sifxinst.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 sifxinst.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.
Sifxinst.exe file information
Description: Sifxinst.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. sifxinst.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - mostly C:\Program Files\SIFXINST\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 729,088 bytes (70% of all occurrences), 569,344 bytes and 4 more variants.
The program has a visible window. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The sifxinst.exe file is not a Windows core file. sifxinst.exe seems to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 22% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could uninstall the software DoMore or Do More using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs).
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as sifxinst.exe. Therefore, you should check the sifxinst.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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