Stritz.exe File Information – What is it & How to Remove it

Stritz.exe is a component file of the Candy Crush Soda Saga game. Stritz.exe is not an essential process for windows to operate. The file can be removed from the system if found to be troublesome or seems to cause problems for the system. The file has very little information about its creator, moreover, “.exe” files are mostly considered unreliable. The executable files have “.exe” extension and such files in n some cases can hinder the smooth function of the computer or cause other system problems.

The Candy Crush Soda Saga game was first released in October 2014. So, if you have installed this game on your Windows computer 7/8/10then you might see Stritz.exe running in the background.

File Size and Location of Stritz.exe

Stritz.exe - Candy Rush Game

Stritz.exe usually causes very few problems. It is not needed by Windows Operating system to execute its functions and hence can uninstalled anytime. The file is commonly located in a sub-folder of “C:\Program Files”.

The most known file sizes of stritz.exe are 7.44 Mb, 13 Mb, and 14 other variants. Because there is no file information to trace its source, the technical security of this file is quite low.

Security and other concerns

All files that come with .exe extension are highly doubtful. Most of the time such files are malicious programs running in the background. So, every time your task manager shows that the Stritz.exe program is running in the background, do run a security check on your system to know if it’s a malware hiding underneath.

Moreover, Special attention needs to be given if the file is located in C:\Windows\System32 folder or C:\Windows.

uninstall  How to Uninstall Stritz.exe from System?

If you have drawn unfavorable conclusions about the Stritz and wish to uninstall the program, you can follow the following steps:

  • Write “Control Panel” in the search area of your desktop and press enter or click on windows start button and click on control panel.
  • Click “uninstall a program” under the head “programs”.
  • Find “unknown” in the list of programs provided and click on Uninstall.
  • Restart your system after the program is uninstalled and check if any residual part is left behind.


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