How to remove the opear virus

Most antivirus programs identify opear.exe as malware—for instance TrendMicro identifies it as TROJ_SOPICLICK.A, and Microsoft identifies it as Trojan:Win32/Sopiclick.A.

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Opear.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with opear
Opear.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as dreas Haus or Andreas Hauslade appears to belong to software Hausladen SpeedU or Haus want by dreas company or Andreas Hauslade.

Description: Opear.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The opear.exe file is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 91,136 bytes (20% of all occurrences), 96,768 bytes, 68,608 bytes, 99,328 bytes or 92,672 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. Opear.exe is not a Windows system file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. There is no description of the program. Therefore the technical security rating is 78% dangerous.

Recommended: Identify opear.exe related errors

Important: You should check the opear.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 opear issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active opear process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the opear.exe on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

Other processes

opear.exe [all]