What does the FAService.exe file do?
The FAService.exe process is also known as FastAccess and is a part of Sensible Vision FastAccess. This software is produced by Sensible Vision (www.sensiblevision.com). An obsolete or defective version of FAService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- FastAccess has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FastAccess has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- FAService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module FAService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about FAService.exe FastAccess
FAService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file FAService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,409,800 bytes (46% of all these files), 2,368,776 bytes as well as 9 other variants.
It is the service "FAService".
The FAService file is not part of the Windows operating system. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The FAService file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. It also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. FAService.exe is capable of supervise programs, Change the behavior of other applications as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 44% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves FAService.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about FAService?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Sensible Vision FastAccess
To remove FastAccess from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Sensible Vision FastAccess in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if FAService.exe (FastAccess) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of FastAccess. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for FastAccess or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or FAService.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.
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