What does the OpAgent.exe file do?
The OpAgent.exe process is also known as Nuance OmniPage (Version 17) and is a part of Nuance OmniPage (Version 17). This software is produced by Nuance Communications (www.nuance.com). An obsolete or defective version of OpAgent.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Nuance OmniPage has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Nuance OmniPage 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)
- OpAgent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module OpAgent.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about OpAgent.exe Nuance OmniPage
OpAgent.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. OpAgent.exe is found in no folder.
The file size is 0 bytes.
The application is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. There is no internal description of the file. There is no file for this OpAgent process. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, DEFAULT\Run). It is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 19% 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 OpAgent.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 OpAgent?
|opagent.exe belongs to ScanSoft's OmniPage Pro |
Summary: source: file.net
How to uninstall Nuance OmniPage
To remove Nuance OmniPage from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Nuance OmniPage in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if OpAgent.exe (Nuance OmniPage) 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 Nuance OmniPage. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Nuance OmniPage 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 OpAgent.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.