What is OLBPre.exe?

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 OLBPre.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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OLBPre.exe file information

The process known as OLBPre belongs to software MyPC Backup or OLB Utility or by unknown.

Description: OLBPre.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. OLBPre.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 2,472,448 bytes (11% of all occurrences), 2,471,424 bytes and 30 more variants. 
The application has no file description. OLBPre.exe is not a Windows core file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: User Shell Folders). The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 63% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If there are any problems with OLBPre.exe, you can do the following:
  • ask Customer Support to assist you
  • safely remove the program using the uninstall program of MyPC Backup or (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify OLBPre.exe related errors

Important: Some malware also uses the file name OLBPre.exe, for example Trojan.Gen.2 (detected by Symantec), and TROJ_GEN.R00UC0ODC16 or TROJ_GEN.R02KC0OLH15 (detected by TrendMicro). Therefore, you should check the OLBPre.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

Trojan.Generic 16889485 found by BitDefender and olbpre.exe was desinfected.

Summary: Average user rating of OLBPre.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks OLBPre.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving OLBPre issues

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