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How to get rid of the OnlineShieldClient Virus

Sometimes the OnlineShieldClient file may cloak a virus. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.

Other problems with OnlineShieldClient.exe

The OnlineShieldClient.exe process is also known as Steganos Online Shield or, as the case may be, Steganos Privacy Suite (Version 19) and is a part of Steganos Online Shield. This software is produced by Steganos Software GmbH (www.steganos.com). An obsolete or defective version of OnlineShieldClient.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 OnlineShieldClient.exe Steganos Online Shield

OnlineShieldClient.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. OnlineShieldClient.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 6,201,776 bytes.
OnlineShieldClient.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. This OnlineShieldClient program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. This particular software does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, DEFAULT\Run). The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. OnlineShieldClient.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as monitor other applications. For this reason, 70% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

Attention: If you find OnlineShieldClient.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 OnlineShieldClient?

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 Steganos Online Shield

To remove Steganos Online Shield 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 Steganos Online Shield in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if OnlineShieldClient.exe (Steganos Online Shield) 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 Steganos Online Shield. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Steganos Online Shield 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 OnlineShieldClient.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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