How to remove the ocs_v71b virus

Most antivirus programs identify ocs_v71b.exe as malware—e.g. F-Secure identifies it as Application.Generic.838529, and BitDefender identifies it as Application.Generic.838529.

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Ocs_v71b.exe file information

The process known as OCS belongs to software OCS by OCS.

Description: Ocs_v71b.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file ocs_v71b.exe is located in a subfolder of Windows folder for temporary files. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 294,912 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 320,000 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The program is not visible. Ocs_v71b.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous.

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If ocs_v71b.exe is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 52% dangerous. The file size is 319,488 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file.

Important: You should check the ocs_v71b.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 ocs_v71b issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active ocs_v71b process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the ocs_v71b.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 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.

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