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What is sftvsa.exe?

Part of Microsoft Application Virtualization by Microsoft

What is it?

Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent for Microsoft Application Virtualization (MS App-V) platform allows applications to be deployed in real-time to any client from a virtual application server. It removes the need for local installation of the applications. Instead, only the App-V client needs to be installed on the client machines. All application data is permanently stored on the virtual application server.
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How does sftvsa.exe run?

Service - sftvsa.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'sftvsa' (Application Virtualization Service Agent). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Application Virtualization Service Agent runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the sftvsa.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of sftvsa.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Microsoft Application Virtualization?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is sftvsa.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU465.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.76 MB RAM8.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft application virtualization client\sftvsa.exe

Are there other versions of Microsoft Application Virtuali...?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

Microsoft Application Virtualization Stability

sftvsa.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: al1_ma durduruldu (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Microsoft Corporation

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File details

File name: sftvsa.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft Application Virtualization
Description: Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent
Size: 204.85 KB
Original file name: sftvsa.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000640144%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000174992%
User CPU: 0.00004651526372%
Privileged CPU time: 22292.54 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 73,191,790
CPU cycle count /min: 21,799
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 41.94 MB
Peak committed memory: 42.94 MB
Paged memory: 1.76 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.88 MB
Paged system memory: 77.55 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.86 KB
Working set memory: 3.87 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.41 MB
Min working set memory: 3.85 MB
Private memory: 1.76 MB
Page faults: 4,168
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 150
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 804 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 106
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Application Virtualization Client\sftvsa.exe"

Service details

Name: Application Virtualization Service Agent
Service name: sftvsa
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Monitors global service events and launches virtual services.”

Image hashes

MD5: b94c3c4dca2093243c76ca218ede2a97
SHA-1: b1299a5683aea293b9ad30f30298f0c1fa081316
SHA-256: 4d376f825aeefd8f1bce48180471c75bda655b2d8be6e4205e327d14d797dbf2

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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