What is OscarEditor.exe?

The genuine OscarEditor.exe file is a software component of 16-in-1 by A4TECH.
The OSCAR Editor works in conjunction with A4TECH's 16-in-1 mouse. The editor allows you to assign various functions with physical buttons on the mouse. With 8 inputs and a separate "2X" button, you can program up to 16 separate functions into your A4TECH mouse. Founded in Taiwan in 1987, A4TECH provides computer peripherals to many hardware platforms.

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 OscarEditor.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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OscarEditor.exe file information

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

The process known as X7 Oscar Keyboard Editor or OSCAR Editor belongs to software X7 Oscar Keyboard Editor or 16-in-1 or X7 Oscar Editor by A4TECH (

Description: OscarEditor.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. OscarEditor.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,340,288 bytes (21% of all occurrences), 3,345,408 bytes and 20 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. It is not a Windows system file. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: Run). The program has no visible window. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. OscarEditor.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and connect to the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 55% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with OscarEditor.exe, you can do the following:
  • search the support area on the A4TECH website
  • remove the entire program OSCAR Editor or X7 Oscar Keyboard Editor using Windows Control Panel

Recommended: Identify OscarEditor.exe related errors

If OscarEditor.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 3,378,176 bytes. The program has a visible window. There is no description of the program. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: Run). The file is not a Windows core file. OscarEditor.exe is able to connect to the Internet and record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as OscarEditor.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, for example W32.Virut.CF (detected by Symantec), and Virus:Win32/Virut.BN (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the OscarEditor.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

Дрова от мышки
Zusatzprogramm für A4Tech Mouse
  Volker   (further information)
It is a softwere for r4tech mouse

Summary: Average user rating of OscarEditor.exe: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think OscarEditor.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving OscarEditor issues

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