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Validity WBF Driver 5011 11


Validity WBF Driver 5011 11 is a software program developed by Validity Sensors. 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 16 files and is usually about 6.75 MB (7,076,476 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of Validity WBF Driver 5011 11 come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Malaysia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.validityinc.com
Help link: www.validityinc.com/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Validity Sensors
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{469B8A11-A73B-4A78-A596-AC86592E9592}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Validity WBF Driver 5011 11

  • valDSM.dll - Fingerprint Sensor Software Suite. (OSTP DSM API)
  • vcsAPIFORWBF.dll - Validity Extended API Library (VSM)
  • wbf_vfs_0011.dll - Validity WBF Driver (VSM)
  • wbf_vfs_003c.dll - Validity WBF Driver
  • wbf_vfs_003d.dll
  • wbf_vfs_003f.dll
  • wbf_vfs451.dll
  • ValBioService.exe - ValBioService
  • SwipeMonitor.exe - SwipeMonitor
  • BioControl.exe - BioControl
  • FPManager.resources.dll - FPManager
  • ValidityFMA.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ValBioService.exe runs as a service named 'ValBioService' (ValBioService) "Validity Biometric Monitoring Service".

How do I remove Validity WBF Driver 5011 11?

You can uninstall Validity WBF Driver 5011 11 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Validity WBF Driver 5011 (11), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Validity WBF Driver 5011 11.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.51%
Windows 7 0.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 47.09%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 26.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.65%
Windows 10 Pro 6.31%
Windows 8.1 2.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.90% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 58.90%
  United States 15.53%
  Malaysia 2.74%
  Saudi Arabia 2.28%
  Thailand 1.83%
  United Arab Emirates 1.83%
  Vietnam 1.37%
  Germany 1.37%
  United Kingdom 1.37%
  Mexico 0.91%
  Argentina 0.91%
  Israel 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Turkey 0.91%

About (from Validity Sensors, Inc.)

Founded in 2000, and headquartered in San Jose, California, Validity is the world leader in Natural IDâ„¢ authentication, providing fingerprint sensor solutions with the highest levels of performance, security, cost-effectiveness, and design flexibility.
Publisher URL: www.validityinc.com


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