What is SLVoice.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 SLVoice.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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SLVoice.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with SLVoice
SLVoice.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Firestorm SecondLife and OpenSim viewer belongs to software SecondLife or Vivox Voice Service or Phoenix Viewer by The Phoenix Viewer Project or Vivox.

Description: SLVoice.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The SLVoice.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 540,672 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 946,176 bytes, 950,408 bytes, 2,389,720 bytes or 2,389,712 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. SLVoice.exe is not a Windows system file. The application uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. SLVoice.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 64% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with SLVoice.exe, you may also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > SecondLife or Firestorm-Release).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SLVoice.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SLVoice.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

it is the service for voice chat for second life the game
  jason   (further information)
Main process for Voice chat on the online MMOSG Second Life. Not a virus. 0% dangerous
diese date wird für die Voice-Funktion in SecondLife benötigt

Summary: Average user rating of SLVoice.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think SLVoice.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving SLVoice issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with SLVoice. 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 SLVoice.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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