74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove SoftGrid for Windows Desktops?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%


VersionDistribution 18.18% 45.45% 9.09% 27.27%

Other programs by Softricity

SoftGrid for Windows Desktops


SoftGrid for Windows Desktops is a program developed by Softricity. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is sfttray.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 14.33 MB (15,027,851 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 33% of users of SoftGrid for Windows Desktops come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Softricity.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Softricity\SoftGrid for Windows Desktops\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BCAE6E30-261C-438E-92C2-CA831D7E7AA1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SoftGrid for Windows Desktops

Program executable:sfttray.exe
Name:Softricity SoftGrid
Softricity SoftGrid Client Tray
Path:C:\Program Files\softricity\softgrid for windows desktops\sfttray.exe
Additional files:
  • sftchk.dll - Softricity SoftGrid (Softricity SoftGrid Install Check)
  • SftCMC.dll - SftCMC Snap-In Module
  • sftcmcenu.dll - SftCMC Snap-In Resources
  • sftcomp.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Compression Utilities
  • sftcore.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Client Core
  • sftdcc.exe - Softricity SoftGrid Desktop Configuration Controller
  • sftdde.exe - Softricity SoftGrid DDE Launcher
  • sftevent.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Event Log Message Catalog
  • sftfsi.dll - Softricity SoftGrid File System Interface
  • sftintf.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Client Interface Layer
  • sftlist.exe - Softricity SoftGrid Client Service
  • sftlp.exe - Softricity SoftGrid Launcher
  • sftmime.exe - Softricity SoftGrid Desktop Configuration CLI
  • sftprofilecleaner.exe - Softricity SoftGrid Profile Cleaner
  • sftpsr.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Parser
  • sftrenu.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Client Resource Library
  • sftshlx.dll - Softricity Copy Hook Interface
  • sftsync.dll - Softricity SoftGrid Client Synchronization Manager
  • sftuser.dll - Softricity SoftGrid User Management Library
  • sftvsa.exe - Softricity SoftGridSoftricity SoftGrid Virtual Service Agent
  • sftxml.dll - Softricity SoftGrid XML Parser
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • sftvsa.exe runs as a service named 'SoftGrid Virtual Service Agent' (sftvsa) "Monitors global service events and launches virtual services.".
  • sftlist.exe runs as a service named 'SoftGrid Client' (sftlist) "Streams and manages applications".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sfttray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SoftGridTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\Softricity\SoftGrid for Windows Desktops\SFTTray.exe /autostart.

How do I remove SoftGrid for Windows Desktops?

Quickly and completely remove SoftGrid for Windows Desktops from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SoftGrid for Windows Desktops from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SoftGrid for Windows Desktops, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SoftGrid for Windows Desktops.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 81.82%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 81.82%
Windows Vista Enterprise 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 33.33%
  United States 33.33%
  Taiwan 13.33%
  Singapore 6.67%
  Finland 6.67%
  United Arab Emirates 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
American Megatrends 10.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 6470b 22.22%
Dell Precision M6600 11.11%
Dell OptiPlex 780 11.11%
LENOVO 4291ULT 11.11%
Gigabyte 8I945GCMX-S2 11.11%
Dell Latitude E6410 11.11%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.