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2.1.3071 89.47%
2.1.3062 10.53%

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Software Virtualization Agent

What is Software Virtualization Agent?

An agent that contains the SVS File System Filter Driver that manages virtual software layers. A licensed version of the agent is required to install software into a virtual layer. The SVS Agent package installs a number of components on the system, some optionally.


The most common release is 2.1.3071, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named svscmd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 489.75 KB (501,499 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.symantec.com
Help link: [email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\altiris\software virtualization agent
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7D8DBB7C-1C55-4950-A107-043C164F379A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 489.75 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Software Virtualization Agent

Program executable:svscmd.exe
SVSCMD Command-line Utility Resources
Path:C:\Program Files\altiris\software virtualization agent\svscmd.exe
Additional files:
  • AltirisVSProvider.dll - Altiris Virtual Software WMI Provider
  • SvsWmi.dll - SVS Wmi Provider
  • UIUtils.dll - UI Utilities Resources

How do I remove Software Virtualization Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Software Virtualization Agent from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Software Virtualization Agent 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 Software Virtualization Agent, 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 Software Virtualization Agent.

Win XP 68%
Win 7 (SP1) 5%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 68.42%
Windows Vista 26.32%
Windows 7 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 64.71%
Windows Vista Business 17.65%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.91%
  France 9.09%
  Sweden 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%
  Italy 9.09%
  Brazil 4.55%
  Belgium 4.55%
  Switzerland 4.55%
  Venezuela 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 84.21%
Intel 5.26%
Gateway 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
Common models
HP Compaq dx2400 Microtow... 11.76%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 11.76%
HP Compaq dx2420 Microtow... 11.76%
HP Compaq dx2400 Microtow... 5.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 5.88%
HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC 5.88%

About Symantec

Symantec developers security software for business and consumers and helps customers protect their computers, information, identities and infrastructure by delivering software and services that address risks to security with various products such as Norton AntiVirus, Internet security, and anti-spyware products e.
Publisher URL: www.symantec.com


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