What is fpspr70.ocx?

The genuine fpspr70.ocx file is a software component of GrapeCity Spread Controls (OLEDB) by GrapeCity.
"fpspr70.ocx" is an Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) Control Extension (OCX) file in Windows that is part of GrapeCity Spread Controls (OLEDB), version 7.0.x.xx where "x" represents varying versions within Spread Studio by GrapeCity. The file was formerly owned by FarPoint Technologies and known as FarPoint Spread Controls (OLEDB) within FarPoint Spread. "fpspr70.ocx" is an Active X control in Microsoft that is used for integrating Windows functionality into software. It integrates Excel-style controls into the software, allows import/export functions for Excel files, utilizes a grid structure, provides the functionality of a spreadsheet, adds Windows printer integration, handles PDF export functions, and more. It is used by developers working with Microsoft Visual Studio, Java Script, etc. to add functionality in website or application integrations. GrapeCity got started in 1980 as a private software-developing company, offering integration and application services worldwide. They continue as such with applications like their Spread Studio software, Autodesk Maya, Softimage XSI, etc.

FPSpr70 stands for FarPoint Spread Controls version 7.0.#.##

Fpspr70.ocx is a Windows DLL file. DLL is the abbreviation for Dynamic Link Library. DLL files are needed by programs or web browser extensions, because they contain program code, data, and resources. The following information can help you determine if fpspr70.ocx is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Fpspr70.ocx file information

The process known as FarPoint Spread Controls (OLEDB) belongs to software Spread or Spread 7 by FarPoint Technologies (

Description: Fpspr70.ocx is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Fpspr70.ocx is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,369,264 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 1,414,536 bytes, 1,410,704 bytes or 1,926,320 bytes. 
A .dll file (Dynamic Link Library) is a special type of Windows program containing functions that other programs can call. This .dll file can be injected to all running processes and can change or manipulate their behavior. The program is not visible. Fpspr70.ocx is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The service has no detailed description. The file is able to record keyboard inputs. The file is not a Windows system file. Fpspr70.ocx is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with Spread 7 come up, you can remove the entire program using Windows Control Panel.

Recommended: Identify fpspr70.ocx related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as fpspr70.ocx. Therefore, you should check the fpspr70.ocx 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.


User Comments

This belongs to Spread by FarPoint Technologies

Summary: Average user rating of fpspr70.ocx: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving fpspr70 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with fpspr70. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the fpspr70.ocx 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 as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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