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.

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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: 04 June 2008 at 3:56 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4edfcae7bc0c7138
960629a20feb9081
ac3dcfe7
3941ccce2afd7232
711ceb32011b1ac5
Unclassified
Malware
No 8.0 8.0 Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 4db0580f0dff3c5d
2ca22b6a390c5eee
39e0b37a
N/A Virus.Win32.
Dundun.AA
No 10.0.2609 10.0.2609 Thailand N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable ce00e65a6ceac758
781bef68e0f8d5bc
31cca265
169cc5074a249a4d
accde27f56c3b3db
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b3
Yes 11.0.5510 11.0.5510 India N/A
4 N/A Executable aa84887cdcccd9db
4544abf8ee6efa95
054ea00b
a8cc3e580e7f6443
25331d33d7304916
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A 176.59.193.247/32 N/A
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19

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 56a9fcbe40c375eb
d64bf7bbe3951abf
9d218375
N/A No 8.0 8.0 India
2 N/A Executable 5f5583c2ab495c1a
021aae7a7e5a2c19
fde596bd
d4cb9a10ad7aec17
475fc0c105d5d56d
No 3, 3, 8, 1 N/A Internal Submission
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 700cee480badb6ad
44768464872e3e1b
672aeeb3
84a74a693cbc464c
889a8613b764c3e9
Yes 12.0.6606.
1000
12.0.6606.
1000
10.100.130.251/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable a23e3e280fd32e84
0c2eb29a19a1bd19
a28eb094
8fd9ec85b2f30098
2974e18adf882e8b
Yes 12.0.4518.
1014
12.0.4518.
1014
Israel
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