How to Remove “OSA.exe”

What is OSA.exe?

OSA.exe is a legitimate file,. This process is known as Microsoft Office Wrapper and it belongs to software Microsoft Office XP  and was developed by Microsoft. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\. The cyber criminal find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of OSA.exe to damage the software and hardware of the user's PC.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with OSA.exe malware?       

There are a different variants of malicious programs created by hackers to infect the user's system. There are different types of malicious software which are meant to attack both the system and the user. Below are the following changes which ensures that the system is infected by OSA.exe Viruses can easily affect and corrupt .exe files causing following system malfunctions.

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damage and missing link files.
  • Confliction in the process.
  • Missing or corruption of driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry
  • Malfunction of hardware.

If you identify the following changes in the system it means that the system is affected by OSA.exe To confirm on the same go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab and right click on the OSA.exe and open the location, if the location is C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office\ folder then the system is not affected by OSA.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by OSA.exe malware.

How does Comodo Antivirus helps you to protect your system from OSA.exe malware?

Getting infected with a virus or any other malware has become a huge concern in the digital world. Comodo Antivirus takes the hold in protecting the system from malware infections and also remove any virus infections from the infected PCs. Following are the steps to effectively purge out the OSA.exe virus file from any infected system using Comodo Antivirus.

Step 1: In the first place download and install Comodo Antivirus on your machine

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: After the process of network detection is finished, click “Close” button.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: Wait until the Comodo Internet Security updates the antivirus.

Step 6: Initiate a quick scan that instantly begins after the update.

Step 7: If the system is infected with OSA.exe malware or any other threats, you will be prompted with an alert screen, upon scanning.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove OSA.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 20 April 2010 at 10:05 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable ce00e65a6ceac758
781bef68e0f8d5bc
31cca265
169cc5074a249a4d
accde27f56c3b3db
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 11.0.5510 11.0.5510 India N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 1c31bd41358f02b9
7b27232e0f1d6f48
8d2cfabd
e8e4c99fdcd8366a
f3180cbfceb0d2e8
Worm.Win32.G
ael.A
Yes 11.0.8161 11.0.8161 Russian Federation N/A
3 N/A Executable 33d183bba4b926e0
00699636a016e186
df355a3f
0b59e1c67eb776e6
9a7cfa5434241961
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A Internal Submission N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable c8f1e2109850f214
956addd014e4fe8f
cf9296b4
373dec699c4b666d
0465ce1f7f6b5955
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 10.0.2609 10.0.2609 31.9.57.165/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:06 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6060ace5cc90335d
63c0d859d9b19975
b2fbc8c0
cacba1449a26d22a
cc600bffeccd9d2d
Yes 12.0.6423.
1000
12.0.6423.
1000
Russian Federation
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 67e38d19dcc5122c
73f400fccebd0af1
86efa0a9
N/A Yes 11.0.8161 11.0.8161 Russian Federation
3 Activis Polska Sp. z o.o. Executable 79fc003092c92699
d990f453cb98daf7
5c5d17f6
930a2593cfd33c1b
3a3c3e513be03871
No 1.4.2.0 1.0.0.0 United States
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable bd6117ab86622e73
f35af66f8f8ce4ea
8c177d25
N/A Yes 10.0.2609 10.0.2609 10.224.1.22/32
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