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What does the OEHook.exe file do?

The OEHook.exe process is also known as Paypal Outlook Express Add-In and is a part of PayPal Payment Request Wizard For Outlook. This software is produced by A-1 Technology. An obsolete or defective version of OEHook.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about OEHook.exe Paypal Outlook Express Add-In

OEHook.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file OEHook.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 888,987 bytes.
The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. This OEHook.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The OEHook file is not part of the Windows operating system. The OEHook file can read anything that you enter on the keyboard. OEHook.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 87% 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 OEHook.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.

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How to uninstall PayPal Payment Request Wizard For Outlook

OEHook.exe Paypal Outlook Express Add-In fix

To remove Paypal Outlook Express Add-In from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for PayPal Payment Request Wizard For Outlook in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if OEHook.exe (Paypal Outlook Express Add-In) 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 Paypal Outlook Express Add-In. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Paypal Outlook Express Add-In 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 OEHook.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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