How to remove the ods virus

Most antivirus programs identify ods.exe as malware—for instance Kaspersky identifies it as Trojan.Win32.Delf.mng, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Trufip!rts.

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Ods.exe file information

The process contains no information about its author.

Description: Ods.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The ods.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 8/7/XP is 317,608 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify ods.exe related errors

Important: You should check the ods.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 ods issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ods. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 ods.exe 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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