Fix: Steps to fix the ssvagent.exe error

Ssvagent.exe is an update agent for java, when you run Internet Explorer the “java update agent” or other browsers required to run java, the system calls for the ssvagent file and executes it. It is developed by Oracle Corporation for Windows operation system. The default location of this agent is in C:\Program Files.

The main reason why this error (ssvagent.exe) occurs is due the effect of malware or corruption altering the original file. Java continuously releases several updates and patches which are supposed to be applied automatically and when the file is altered, you’re prompted with an error. However, this issue can be easily resolved. In order to resolve the issue, simply follow the steps below.

Steps To Fix the SSVAGENT.EXE Error

Click Start and type iexplore.exe; right click Internet Explorer and select Run As Administrator


Click on Yes on the user account dialog to allow the program to be run with administrative privileges.


The browser home page will appear in a second, now you have to go to the Tools of the internet explorer on the top right of the screen. (Press Alt key to pull down menu) and then Choose Tools or Click the Settings wheel.

From Tools select Manage Add-ons

Choose Enable and Disable Add-ons


From the show tab; choose Add-ons currently loaded in Internet Explorer and then choose the SSVHelper Class from the left pane.


Click on Disable to disable the SSVhelper. Restart Internet Explorer. Once done, go to the Java website and download the latest version. If you skip this step, you may have issues viewing websites running Java scripts.

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Fix: Steps to fix the ssvagent.exe error

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