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2.1.3071 90.00%
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Software Virtualization Agent

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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
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 65%
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 65.00%
Windows Vista 30.00%
Windows 7 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 53.33%
Windows Vista Business 26.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 13.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  France 8.70%
  Sweden 8.70%
  Germany 8.70%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Switzerland 4.35%
  Spain 4.35%
  Italy 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 85.00%
Intel 5.00%
Gateway 5.00%
Dell 5.00%
Common models
HP Compaq dx2400 Microtow... 20.00%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 13.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 6.67%
HP xw4400 Workstation 6.67%
HP Compaq dx7500 Microtow... 6.67%
HP Compaq dx2450 Microtow... 6.67%

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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