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1% remove it99% keep it
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2.1.2096 77.08%
2.1.2084 18.75%
2.1.2069 4.17%

Altiris Software Virtualization Agent


Altiris Software Virtualization Agent is a program developed by Altiris. The most used version is 2.1.2096, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is svsadmin.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 8.83 MB (9,259,773 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 44% of users of Altiris Software Virtualization Agent come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.altiris.com
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: 8.83 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Altiris Software Virtualization Agent

Program executable:svsadmin.exe
Software Virtualization Solution Admin Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\altiris\software virtualization agent\svsadmin.exe
Additional files:
  • altirisvsprovider.dll - Altiris Virtual Software WMI Provider
  • FslUI.dll - FSL Shared User Interface
  • svscmd.exe - SVSCMD Command-line Utility Resources
  • svswmi.dll - SVS Wmi Provider
  • uiutils.dll - UI Utilities Resources

How do I remove Altiris Software Virtualization Agent?

Quickly and completely remove Altiris Software Virtualization Agent from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Altiris 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 Altiris 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 Altiris Software Virtualization Agent.

Win Vista (SP2) 52%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 60.42%
Windows XP 37.50%
Windows 7 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Business 44.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 36.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.64%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.38%
Windows 7 Professional 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.86%
  Germany 8.77%
  France 7.02%
  Sweden 7.02%
  Italy 5.26%
  Netherlands 3.51%
  Czech Republic 3.51%
  Brazil 1.75%
  Taiwan 1.75%
  Belgium 1.75%
  India 1.75%
  New Zealand 1.75%
  Portugal 1.75%
  Spain 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 78.26%
Dell 6.52%
Compaq 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Sony 2.17%
Medion 2.17%
Common models
HP COMPAQ Dx2400 MICROTOW... 15.91%
HP Compaq dx2450 Microtow... 11.36%
HP Compaq dc5800 Microtow... 9.09%
HP Compaq dc5800 Small Fo... 6.82%
HP EliteBook 6930p 4.55%
HP Compaq dx2450 Microtow... 4.55%


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