What does the OdHost.exe file do?
The author of the Odyssey COM Host process cannot be determined with certainty. An obsolete or defective version of OdHost.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Odyssey COM Host has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Odyssey COM Host 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)
- OdHost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module OdHost.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about OdHost.exe Odyssey COM Host
OdHost.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. OdHost.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 24,641 bytes (50% of all these files), 24,576 bytes or, as the case may be, 24,649 bytes.
The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This OdHost.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. For this reason, 47% 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 OdHost.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 OdHost?
|when you install Corega CG-WLCB54GT,odhost.exe(1, 0, 0, 1) is co-installed for Win98. |
|this file is for your router or a wireless card provided by linksys systems |
|Linksys Wireless G Notebook adapter - 3rd party supplicant for wpa (further information...) |
|Appears to be part of the 802.1x solution installed with the Linksys 54G Wireless Adapter |
|odhost.exe is a process associated with the Wireless-G Notebook Adapter from Linksys |
Summary: 19 users judge OdHost.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, 2 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted OdHost.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove Odyssey COM Host 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if OdHost.exe (Odyssey COM Host) 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 Odyssey COM Host. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Odyssey COM Host 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 OdHost.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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