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What does the ofps.exe file do?

The ofps.exe process is also known as OmniForm Printer and is a part of OmniForm Premium. This software is produced by ScanSoft (www.scansoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of ofps.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 ofps.exe OmniForm Printer

ofps.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file ofps.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 32,768 bytes (50% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 45,056 bytes.
It is the service "OmniForm Printer".
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. This ofps program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Ofps.exe is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. For this reason, 64% 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 ofps.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 ofps?

Installed by OmniForm/Scansoft software. Mine came from the Brother MFC software suite using Paperport. (further information...)

Summary: One user judges ofps.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall OmniForm Premium

To remove OmniForm Printer from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate OmniForm Premium in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ofps.exe (OmniForm Printer) 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 OmniForm Printer. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for OmniForm Printer 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 ofps.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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