Thanks for the clarification. mcullet Regular Contributor5 Reg: 26-Jun-2008 Posts: 153 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 21 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. This morning I run XP`s error checking & discovered that my disks were in very bad state (first time ever in 5 years).! We are sorry for the inconvenience.oscheck.exe - Application Error.
If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you. huwyngr Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 13-Apr-2008 Posts: 25,435 Solutions: 329 Kudos: 3,822 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Hugh logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup.
Posted: 06-Jul-2008 | 8:09AM • Permalink You work with the latest NIS? "All that we are is the result of what we have thought" logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: Symantec System Works has a defragging tool that is good. It'ss the only defragging tool I'd use (personal preference / experience). Posted: 09-Jul-2008 | 4:52AM • Permalink Hi Logics77, Glad to hear you have resolved this.
Score UserComments oscheck.exe belongs to Norton Antivirus and Norton Internet Security by Symantec, located in C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\osCheck.exe Victor Summary: Average user rating of osCheck.exe: based on 3 votes I just checked my NIS208 and I have it: C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\osCheck.exe and it is version 184.108.40.206 which is the version of my NIS 2008. The software also fixes osCheck.exe errors! Is oscheck.exe spyware?
Click OK to terminate the application.What will you do with osCheck.exe?To help other users, please let us know what you will do with osCheck.exe: I will keep it I will remove However, running too many processes on your system may affect your PC’s performance. Finally, and this is just my opinion, don't give up so easily whenever you come across a potentially infected file. Limit your activities, including mouse based data entry, until the demons original site To help you analyze the osCheck.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such
The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". osCheck.exe is considered to be trustworthy. If the file is located in another folder, you may have selected this path when installing the software. Posted: 07-Jul-2008 | 7:00AM • Permalink << The test file is often reffered to as a 'string' rather than file or virus throughout eicar.org's documentation and explaination... >> Good point.
If this does not fix osCheck.exe errors, we recommend uninstalling the program using the Control Panel and then running a scan of the Windows registry again. http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_pages/24000-24999/24099_osCheck.exe.htm Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry. it complicates things. You may need to get a driver checking utilitity (mosthard drive makers like Western Digitial for example) include a lot of really nice tools to check your drive Purpose of oscheck.exe: Process or task name: Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of
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. Posted: 07-Jul-2008 | 7:39AM • Permalink Hi again all, Sorry for any confusion, I was in a bit of a rush last night! Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Run Delete the "osCheck" entry. I have tried saving a test string to Norton, & this was blocked from my computer.
Perhaps the forum moderators might add a 'rule' (whatever) that if someone used a free tool (like this) and it caused problems then they are most welcome to post to the Browse process directory by name A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z No, I would not remove this file. View All Tasks and Processes osCheck.exe is a program file which is normally associated with graphics software package, but more details are also shown that was too blunt ...
Hugh logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. we are not speaking about a RAID array here are we? There was a time when they were as common as grass (ran XP way faster - raid drivers and consequences
If in doubt, don't do anything. Note that this is a popular name, so other companies may have the same name. One user thinks it's probably harmless. Stu Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 08-Apr-2008 Posts: 4,672 Solutions: 18 Kudos: 297 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup.
This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. To stop oscheck.exe permanently uninstall 'Symantec Shared Component' from your system. HijackThis Category O4 Entry This entry has been requested 100,644 times. any suggestions / comments / directions to review this issue??
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good luck on a tech support call. They charge us here (Australia) for support calls unrelated to installation / programming tools (Visual Studio for example). Gobbledygook. I stopped paying for MS Checks at boot-time to see if you are still using the same OS as your last Windows session and terminates if you are.