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Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer


Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 68.68 MB (72,011,539 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=108247&clcid=0x409
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8F855BA1-81F7-4D06-892C-37E84030C358}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 68.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer

  • mkdiffpkg.exe - Microsoft Application Virtualization (Microsoft Application Virtualization Make Difference SFT)
  • PrimaryDetectors.dll - Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer
  • PrimaryDetectors.res.dll
  • sentinel.dll - App Virt Compatibility
  • sftcomp.dll - Microsoft Application Virtualization Compression Utilities
  • sftlp.exe - Microsoft Application Virtualization Launcher
  • sftpsr.dll - Microsoft Application Virtualization Parser
  • sftrbt.exe - Microsoft Application Virtualization Reboot Helper
  • sftrpc.exe - Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer RPC Server
  • SFTSequencer.exe
  • sftsequencerres.dll - Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer Resources
  • sftuser.dll - Microsoft Application Virtualization User Management Library
  • sftvsa.exe - Microsoft Application Virtualization Virtual Service Agent
  • msxml6.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXML 6.0 SP1 (MSXML 6.0 SP1)
  • msxml6r.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXML 6.0 (XML Resources)
  • Nlsdl.dll - Nls Downlevel DLL
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sftvsa.exe runs as a service named 'Application Virtualization Service Agent' (sftvsa) "Monitors global service events and launches virtual services.".

How do I remove Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer?

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Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer 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 Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer, 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 Microsoft Application Virtualization Sequencer.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Germany 14.29%
  Canada 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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