What does the STacSV.exe file do?
The STacSV.exe process is also known as STacSV Module or, as the case may be, IDT PC Audio and is a part of IDT Audio or, as the case may be, C-Major Audio. This software is produced by IDT (www.idt.com) or, as the case may be, SigmaTel (www.sigmatel.com). An obsolete or defective version of STacSV.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- STacSV Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- STacSV Module 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)
- STacSV.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module STacSV.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about STacSV.exe STacSV Module
STacSV.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. STacSV.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 102,400 bytes (40% of all these files), 94,208 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
The STacSV file is not part of the Windows operating system. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. To verify its trustworthiness, Microsoft has provided it with an embedded certificate. STacSV.exe is capable of hide itself from other programs. For this reason, 32% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A STacSV.exe file has a 32% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 90,112 bytes (22% of all these files), 86,016 bytes as well as 14 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The STacSV file is not part of the Windows operating system.
STacSV.exe is capable of make itself undetectable by other programs.
A STacSV.exe file has a 26% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. In this case, the file size is usually 229,458 bytes (41% of all these files), 221,266 bytes, 102,400 bytes or, as the case may be, 225,362 bytes. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. STacSV.exe is capable of hides its presence from system tools.
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 STacSV.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 STacSV?
|im gona erase it, but i hope its ok to erase |
|Windows Task Manager describes STacSV as a SigmaTel Audio Service |
|well i do know that it makes my sound for my computer and i have no problems with it |
|Well i just upgrated to Vista and know i get the "STacSV Module stopped working and was closed" I do not konw what it was so i am looking. |
|This is the panel control of Sigmatel Audio of Mainboard Intel (further information...) |
Summary: 17 users judge STacSV.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 6 users consider it harmless. However, 6 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 4 users have already deleted STacSV.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall IDT Audio or C-Major Audio
To remove STacSV Module 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 IDT Audio or C-Major Audio in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if STacSV.exe (STacSV Module) 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 STacSV Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for STacSV Module 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 STacSV.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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