What is OmniServ.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 OmniServ.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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OmniServ.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with OmniServ
OmniServ.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as HP SimplePass Service or Softex OmniPass Service belongs to software HP SimplePass or OmniPass or Softex OmniPass Service or My Book Device Driver or LEARN Microsoft® Word xp by Softex (

Description: OmniServ.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file OmniServ.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 68,704 bytes (74% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes and 7 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. OmniServ.exe is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program. OmniServ.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could also turn to the software developer, Softexinc, for advice, update the program to the latest version or completely remove OmniPass (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify OmniServ.exe related errors

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

Boimetric fingerprint reader software, bundled with APC Biometric Fingerprint scanner. Listens in the background for passwords to link to fingerprints - not dangerous
Omniserv.exe is a process belonging to the Softex OmniPass security solution which handles passwords on your computer. This program is important for the stable and secure running of your computer and should not be terminated.
Does not support Windows Vista and can't find the web site.
  Jim Driftmier  
Gehört zu Softex Omni Pass Tevions Fingerprint Sensor
it's not needed and should be removed
fingerprint reader software

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Summary: Average user rating of OmniServ.exe: based on 11 votes with 7 user comments. 9 users think OmniServ.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks OmniServ.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving OmniServ issues

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