What does the offSyncService.exe file do?
The offSyncService.exe process is also known as Online Storage File Backup or, as the case may be, Online File Folder File Backup and is a part of File Backup/Sync or, as the case may be, Workspace Desktop. This software is produced by Starfield Technologies. An obsolete or defective version of offSyncService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Online Storage File Backup has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Online Storage File Backup 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)
- offSyncService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module offSyncService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
Free PC Check
Scan your computer today at no charge with the Windows Repair Tool. This tool helps repair Windows and helps it run faster.
What you should know about offSyncService.exe Online Storage File Backup
offSyncService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. OffSyncService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 697,472 bytes (50% of all these files), 1,187,040 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
It is the File Backup service: Service for the Online Storage File Backup.
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. OffSyncService.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 36% 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 offSyncService.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 offSyncService?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall File Backup/Sync or Workspace Desktop
To remove Online Storage File Backup 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 File Backup/Sync or Workspace Desktop in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if offSyncService.exe (Online Storage File Backup) 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 Online Storage File Backup. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Online Storage File Backup 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 offSyncService.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.
Users with an interest in offSyncService.exe have also been interested in: app_icon.ico panda_url_filtering.dll nerocheck.exe offSyncService.exe edsloader.exe rads_user_kernel.exe mscams32.exe btwrsupportservice.exe [index]