How to remove the omO virus

Most antivirus programs identify omO.EXE as malware—e.g. TrendMicro identifies it as WORM_IPPEDO.EP, and Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Autoit.fdn.

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OmO.EXE file information

Windows Task Manager with omO
OmO.EXE process in Windows Task Manager

The omO.EXE process does not give any clues as to the producer or the name of the associated software; instead, only the following file properties can be determined.

Description: OmO.EXE is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file omO.EXE is located in a subfolder of C:\ (generally C:\Google\). The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 1,330,176 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program is not visible. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run, MACHINE\Run). The omO.EXE file is not a Windows core file. OmO.EXE is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs, monitor applications and manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 81% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify omO.EXE related errors

Important: You should check the omO.EXE process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving omO issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active omO process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the omO.EXE on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

Other processes

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