What is octoshape.exe?

The genuine octoshape.exe file is a software component of Octoshape Streaming Services by Octoshape ApS.
The Octoshape Grid Delivery addin for Adobe Flashplayer, this process runs with Adobe Flash utilities and provides and faster and more enhanced viewing experience. It allows flash video to start faster with less buffering interruptions.

Octoshape stands for Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the octoshape.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Octoshape.exe file information

The process known as Octoshape add-in for Adobe Flash Player belongs to software Octoshape Streaming Services by Octoshape ApS (

Description: Octoshape.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The octoshape.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 319,488 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The octoshape.exe file is not a Windows core file. Octoshape.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as octoshape.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the octoshape.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.


User Comments

Ist ein Programm + Browser Plug-in mit dem einige Live Streams laufen. Beispiele sind der Eurovision Song Contest
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Summary: Average user rating of octoshape.exe: based on 2 votes with 1 user comment. One user thinks octoshape.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving octoshape issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with octoshape. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the octoshape.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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