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What does the opssvc.exe file do?

The opssvc.exe process is also known as Online Protection System Service and is a part of Quick Heal Total Security or, as the case may be, Quick Heal AntiVirus. This software is produced by Quick Heal Technologies (P) (www.quickheal.com). An obsolete or defective version of opssvc.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 opssvc.exe Online Protection System service

opssvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Opssvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 19,320 bytes (50% of all these files), 24,520 bytes or, as the case may be, 22,472 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The opssvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 15% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A opssvc.exe file has a 0% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\. In this case, the file size is usually 67,224 bytes. To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows.

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 opssvc.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 opssvc?

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 Quick Heal Total Security or Quick Heal AntiVirus

To remove Online Protection System service 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 Quick Heal Total Security or Quick Heal AntiVirus in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if opssvc.exe (Online Protection System service) 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 Protection System service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Online Protection System service 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 opssvc.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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