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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive. I am not sure if it is any help, but the error report mentions sending an appcompat.txt file, & there was also a version number, either 15.5.0.23, or 15.5.0.23. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). huwyngr Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 13-Apr-2008 Posts: 25,435 Solutions: 329 Kudos: 3,822 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup.

BTW - you have me at a disadvantage.  I don't know what you mean by "I have tried saving a test string to Norton, & this was blocked from my computer."  Click Uninstall a program. Checks at boot-time to see if you are still using the same OS as your last Windows session and terminates if you are. oscheck.exe is a Operating System checker from Symantec Corporation belonging to Symantec Shared Component Non-system processes like oscheck.exe originate from software you installed on your system. http://www.file.net/process/oscheck.exe.html

wanted to be able to recover from a saved image and just keep going).  Just a thought ... TIA Hugh Garret_Polk Employee Symantec Employee27 Reg: 25-Apr-2008 Posts: 104 Solutions: 2 Kudos: 58 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. If OSCheck doesn't run after the migration the Norton product would be broken.

Posted: 10-Jul-2008 | 9:46AM • Permalink I'm impressed with HP laptops too. get started Process Library HomeProcess DirectoryBlogAboutHomeProcess DirectoryBlogAboutHomeProcess DirectoryBlogAbout oscheck.exe Click here to run a scan if you are experiencing issues with this process. Score UserComments oscheck.exe belongs to Norton Antivirus and Norton Internet Security by Symantec, located in C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\osCheck.exe Victor Summary: Average user rating of osCheck.exe: based on 3 votes Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

I  am wondering about a prefetch entry that I have found on my XP search when I type in oscheck.exe. You can find my email address at the contact page. Search Startups Startup Database Navigation Startups Home Newest Entries Rootkit List Startup Database Forum How to use the Startup Database Submit a Startup RSS Feed Newsletter Sign Up

Follow oscheck.exe belongs to Norton Antivirus and Norton Internet Security by Symantec, located in C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\osCheck.exe Victor Summary: One user judges osCheck.exe to be an essential file that should not be

but are disasters wating to happen. Are you using FAT32 or NTFS as your file system? Scan your PC with an up-to-date virus scanner. This program is not responding.oscheck.exe is not a valid Win32 application.oscheck.exe - Application Error.

Perhaps the forum moderators might add a 'rule' (whatever) that if someone used a free tool (like this) and it caused problems then they are most welcome to post to the Continued Thanks again. Posted: 06-Jul-2008 | 8:09AM • Permalink You work with the latest NIS? "All that we are is the result of what we have thought" logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: source:file.net How to uninstall Symantec Shared Component or SPBBC 32bit To remove osCheck from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

Hugh logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. I'm sorry if what I write sounds offensive / combative to you.  We don't know each other and you seem like a very decent person. To help you analyze the osCheck.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 Posted: 06-Jul-2008 | 8:05AM • 24 Replies • Permalink Hi All, Since yersterday afternoon, when I start up my pc a Microsoft error reporting message pops up, & tells me that

Hugh logics77 Contributor4 Reg: 06-Jul-2008 Posts: 19 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: oscheck.exe error at startup. Posted: 07-Jul-2008 | 3:47PM • Permalink Hi Ian, Thanks for that info - very helpful.  I'm fusswy about what I let into my PC.  Some free utilities (and quite a number This software is produced by Symantec (www.symantec.com). Many thanks, Ian.

What is osCheck.exe?osCheck.exe is part of Norton 360 and developed by Symantec Corporation according to the osCheck.exe version information. as in, not new.  Mostly they deal with viruses (virii?) that pretend to be a legitimate file or other part of a security system.  Many don't get through ... Posted: 07-Jul-2008 | 6:39AM • Permalink mcullet wrote:BTW - you have me at a disadvantage.  I don't know what you mean by "I have tried saving a test string to Norton,

This file will be found at: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe It is also used by Norton anti virus, and the location there is "C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\osCheck.exe" Note on

Posted: 09-Jul-2008 | 4:52AM • Permalink Hi Logics77, Glad to hear you have resolved this. If the file is located in another folder, you may have selected this path when installing the software. Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? http://eicar.org/  or specifically: http://eicar.org/anti_virus_test_file.htm  The test file is often reffered to as a 'string' rather than file or virus throughout eicar.org's documentation and explaination...

Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Posted: 06-Jul-2008 | 8:19AM • Permalink Hi Stu, Sorry I should have mentioned that, yes I am running NIS 2008. osCheck.exeFix problems now! About 4 months back I noticed the XP defrag was not completing, so after trying many things, I was advised to try Defraggler which fixed that, & then I installed XP`s SP3,

It is unlikely to pose any harm to your system. what happened? Process name: Operating System checker Application using this process: Symantec Shared Component Recommended: Scan your system for invalid registry entries. The following information is a brief description of what is known about this file.

This program is considered safe and is not spyware or adware. If OSCheck doesn't run after the migration the Norton product would be broken. your call. Posted: 10-Jul-2008 | 7:09AM • Permalink Hi Huwyngr, Many thanks for the reply!

This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data. Look for Symantec Shared Component or SPBBC 32bit in the list of available programs. it complicates things.  You may need to get a driver checking utilitity (mosthard drive makers like Western Digitial for example) include a lot of really nice tools to check your drive Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 988,512bytes (38% of all occurrences), 714,608bytes and 6 more variants.

Posted: 09-Jul-2008 | 6:35PM • Permalink I'm glad it was resolved in the end. Drives are relatively cheap - data (everything contained on a drive) is not - even if you have full backups and original media.  It takes a lot of time and effort some sit beind your firewall advertising that they are open for business and tell the port scanner which port to use ... Symantec is quite OK - and it's not the second coming: it's a set of tools that work well.  Best people leave religious arguments at the door, huh?

Uninstalling applications can leave invalid registry entries, accumulating over time. No. 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. HTML magic ...??

Therefore, you should check the osCheck.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, oscheck.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and You might be able to run it manually after the migration too, but I'm not sure.