What is OESpamTest.exe?

The genuine OESpamTest.exe file is a software component of Kaspersky Internet Securtity Suite by Kapersky Lab.
The "OESpamTest.exe" file is the executable for Kaspersky Anti-Spam-the real-time Outlook Express email scanner to protect your e-mail inbox from viruses, spam, and malware. Kaspersky Anti-Spam is part of the Internet Security Suite software. Kaspersky Labs is a growing technological leader in internet and computer security solutions.

OESpamTest stands for Outlook Express Spam Test

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 OESpamTest.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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OESpamTest.exe file information

The process known as OE SpamTest DLL loader or Kasperksy Personal Anti-Spam Outlook Express DLL loader belongs to software Kaspersky Anti-Spam Personal for Outlook or Kaspersky Anti-Spam Personal by Ashmanov & Partners ( or Kaspersky Lab (

Description: OESpamTest.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. OESpamTest.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,216 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 49,198 bytes. 
The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). It is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 82% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program > Kaspersky Anti-Spam Personal).

Recommended: Identify OESpamTest.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as OESpamTest.exe. Therefore, you should check the OESpamTest.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

This program is part of Kaspersky antivirus suit, it is the anti-spam for Kaspersky suit
antispam from kaspersky antivirus
  Eric Charbonneau   (further information)
gehört zu Kaspersky AntiSpam bzw. SecuritySuite
Part of the Kaspersky Personal Suite which includes anti-virus, anti-spam and anti-hacker
  Will Masters   (further information)
gehört zur Kaspersky Security Suite Personal und dient dem Spamschutz bei Outlook 2003
  Johann Schmidt  
OESpamTest. exe verhindert den Start von Ulead Filmbrennerei 4 und Taxmann 2005, 2006! Programm erst deaktivieren und anschließend die genannten Anwendungen starten.
  Frank Pepersack  
This is part of Kasperky security

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Summary: Average user rating of OESpamTest.exe: based on 7 votes with 7 user comments. 5 users think OESpamTest.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving OESpamTest issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with OESpamTest. 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 OESpamTest.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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