What is onlinent.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 onlinent.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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Onlinent.exe file information

The process known as Online Protection belongs to software Quick Heal Total Security or Quick Heal by Quick Heal Technologies (P) (

Description: Onlinent.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Onlinent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 188,416 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 103,808 bytes. 
Onlinent.exe is not a Windows core file. The onlinent.exe file is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. Onlinent.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 44% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of onlinent.exe, you may want to completely remove Quick Heal or Quick Heal Total Security (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).

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

Onlinent.exe is part of the Online Security module of Quick Heal Anti Virus if it is installed on your PC
  CreativeBug   (further information)
onlinent.exe is a quickheal anti virus file
  shadab shaikh  
This file is just a quick heal AV file not to worry about this file
chill out.. its part of quick heal total security software
  P. Lad  

Summary: Average user rating of onlinent.exe: based on 5 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think onlinent.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks onlinent.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. 2 users don't grade onlinent.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving onlinent issues

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