What does the sntlsrtsrvr.exe file do?
The sntlsrtsrvr.exe process is also known as Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime and is a part of Sentinel Protection Installer or, as the case may be, Sentinel Security. This software is produced by SafeNet (www.safenet-inc.com). An obsolete or defective version of sntlsrtsrvr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime 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)
- sntlsrtsrvr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module sntlsrtsrvr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about sntlsrtsrvr.exe Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime
sntlsrtsrvr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Sntlsrtsrvr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 292,384 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 292,128 bytes.
This sntlsrtsrvr.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The sntlsrtsrvr file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. Sntlsrtsrvr.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. You can use Windows Control Panel (Programs icon) to completely remove the software. For this reason, 11% 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 sntlsrtsrvr.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 sntlsrtsrvr?
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 Sentinel Protection Installer or Sentinel Security
To remove Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime 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 Sentinel Protection Installer or Sentinel Security in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if sntlsrtsrvr.exe (Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime) 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 Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Safenet Sentinel Security Runtime 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 sntlsrtsrvr.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.