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What does the ouc.exe file do?

The ouc.exe process is also known as Online Update Clinet and is a part of Cricket Broadband (Version EC1705) or, as the case may be, EMSC. This software is produced by HUAWEI Technologies Co. (www.huawei.com). An obsolete or defective version of ouc.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 ouc.exe Online Update Clinet

ouc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Ouc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 218,624 bytes (21% of all these files), 655,712 bytes as well as 20 other variants.
The ouc file is not part of the Windows operating system. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. For this reason, 57% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A ouc.exe file has a 51% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 218,624 bytes (37% of all these files), 110,592 bytes as well as 11 other variants. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Ouc.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. Ouc.exe is capable of supervise programs.

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 ouc.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 ouc?

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 Cricket Broadband or EMSC

To remove Online Update Clinet 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 Cricket Broadband or EMSC in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if ouc.exe (Online Update Clinet) 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 Update Clinet. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Online Update Clinet 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 ouc.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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