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How to get rid of the OLBPre Virus

Sometimes the OLBPre file may cloak a virus, for example Kaspersky found not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.MyPCBackup.bb, as well as TrendMicro found TROJ_GEN.R021C0OFI15. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with OLBPre.exe

The OLBPre.exe process is also known as OLBPre and is a part of MyPC Backup or, as the case may be, OLB Utility. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of OLBPre.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 OLBPre.exe OLBPre

OLBPre.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. OLBPre.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,464,768 bytes (37% of all these files), 2,465,280 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
There is no embedded description in this file. These days, this is rather unusual This OLBPre program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The OLBPre file is not part of the Windows operating system. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: User Shell Folders). For this reason, 63% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find OLBPre.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.

What do other computer users say about OLBPre?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall MyPC Backup or OLB Utility

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To remove OLBPre 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 MyPC Backup or OLB Utility in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if OLBPre.exe (OLBPre) 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 OLBPre. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for OLBPre 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 OLBPre.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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