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What does the StreetsOlkShim.exe file do?

The StreetsOlkShim.exe process is also known as StreetsOlkShim.exe and is a part of Microsoft Streets & Trips (Version 2009, 2011, 2013) or, as the case may be, Microsoft MapPoint North America (Version 2009, 2010). This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of StreetsOlkShim.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 StreetsOlkShim.exe StreetsOlkShim.exe

StreetsOlkShim.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. StreetsOlkShim.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 41,504 bytes (28% of all these files), 41,512 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. StreetsOlkShim.exe has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. This file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. For this reason, 32% 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 StreetsOlkShim.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 StreetsOlkShim?

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 Microsoft Streets & Trips or Microsoft MapPoint North America

To remove StreetsOlkShim.exe 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 Microsoft Streets & Trips or Microsoft MapPoint North America in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if StreetsOlkShim.exe (StreetsOlkShim.exe) 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 StreetsOlkShim.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for StreetsOlkShim.exe 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 StreetsOlkShim.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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