What is sftvsa.exe?

sftvsa.exe is part of Microsoft Application Virtualization and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the sftvsa.exe version information.

sftvsa.exe's description is "Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent"

sftvsa.exe is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

sftvsa.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Application Virtualization Client\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected sftvsa.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on sftvsa.exe:

Product nameMicrosoft Application Virtualization
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent
Original filenamesftvsa.exe
Legal copyright© 2011 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version4.6.2.22610
File version4.6.2.22610

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameMicrosoft Application Virtualization
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft Application Virtualization..
Original filenamesftvsa.exe
Legal copyright© 2011 Microsoft Corporation. All r..
Product version4.6.2.22610
File version4.6.2.22610

Digital signatures [?]

sftvsa.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number6101b29b000000000015

VirusTotal report

1 of the 47 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the sftvsa.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Bkav W32.Clod0c4.Trojan.9774
1 of the 47 anti-virus programs detected the sftvsa.exe file.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to sftvsa.exe:

sftvsa.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

sftvsa.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent has stopped working.

End Program - sftvsa.exe. This program is not responding.

sftvsa.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

sftvsa.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with sftvsa.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with sftvsa.exe. 83% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 6 users.

User vote results: There were 5 votes to remove and 1 vote to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with sftvsa.exe. Only 6 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

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# 17 Aug 2015, 21:18

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