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How to remove an msoobe error


Msoobe.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. Only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if msoobe.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.

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Msoobe.exe file information

The process known as Microsoft Out of Box Experience belongs to software Microsoft Windows Operating System or Betriebssystem Microsoft Windows by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: The file msoobe.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 28,160 bytes (92% of all occurrences) or 29,184 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/msoobe.exe.html 
It is a Windows system file. The program has a visible window. Msoobe.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 0% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify msoobe.exe related errors .

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as msoobe.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the msoobe.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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User Comments

Activates Windows XP.
  Alex  
is for authentication
  chris  
i deleted it and i cant activate windows
  angel  
It just gives status of windows (whether activated or not)
  roky  
I had trouble activating windows after a blown motherboard needed replace, msoobe couldn't find a network connection, so I had to set my Norton Firewall to 'Allow' upon doing so, it activated a treat
  Sywyn  
When you run msoobe.exe and you are already finished running the Windows Setup Wizard, msoobe.exe returns Windows to factory defaults, and then re-runs the Windows Setup Wizard over the Windows logon screen background wallpaper. Also, when you just installed Windows, this is the first application that runs, which just shows the Windows Setup Wizard over the Windows logon screen background.
  Rohan  
it's a program to activate Windows.
  Berrie  
it opens windows vista setup
  tommy  
If you open program,you will either have to hit power button or find a way to exit
   

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Summary: Average user rating of msoobe.exe: based on 14 votes with 9 reviews.
9 users think msoobe.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.


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