What is OLBPre.exe?

OLBPre.exe is part of OLB Utility according to the OLBPre.exe version information.

OLBPre.exe's description is "OLBPre"

OLBPre.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\OLBPre\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected OLBPre.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on OLBPre.exe:

Product nameOLB Utility
File descriptionOLBPre
Internal nameOLBPre.exe
Original filenameOLBPre.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2015
Product version1.0.0.0
File version1.0.0.0

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameOLB Utility
File descriptionOLBPre
Internal nameOLBPre.exe
Original filenameOLBPre.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © 2015
Product version1.0.0.0
File version1.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

OLBPre.exe is not signed.

VirusTotal report

1 of the 56 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the OLBPre.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.PreBackup.A
1 of the 56 anti-virus programs detected the OLBPre.exe file.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to olbpre.exe:

olbpre.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

olbpre.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

OLBPre has stopped working.

End Program - olbpre.exe. This program is not responding.

olbpre.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

olbpre.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with OLBPre.exe?

To help other users, please let us know what you will do with OLBPre.exe:

What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with OLBPre.exe. 85% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 770 users.

User vote results: There were 651 votes to remove and 119 votes to keep

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with OLBPre.exe.

Malware or legitimate?

If you feel that you need more information to determine if your should keep this file or remove it, please read this guide.

Please select the option that best describe your thoughts on the information provided on this web page

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Ernest Karhu writes

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# 28 Aug 2015, 14:37

Roger Karlsson writes

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Many of the anti-virus engines are now detecting OLBPre.exe:

* AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT 20150924
* Agnitum Riskware.MyPCBackup! 20150923
* AhnLab-V3 PUP/Win32.MyPCBackup 20150924
* Antiy-AVL RiskWare[RiskTool:not-a-virus]/Win32.MyPCBackup 20150924
* ESET-NOD32 a variant of MSIL/MyPCBackup.G potentially unwanted 20150924
* GData Win32.Application.Agent.KBJ8Y5 20150924
* K7AntiVirus Adware ( 004c37471 ) 20150924
* K7GW Adware ( 004c37471 ) 20150924
* Kaspersky not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.MyPCBackup.je 20150924
* Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.PreBackup 20150924
* McAfee Artemis!44B1B00CD287 20150924
* McAfee-GW-Edition Artemis 20150924
* NANO-Antivirus Riskware.Win32.MyPCBackup.dtlizm 20150924
* Panda Generic Suspicious 20150924
* Sophos Generic PUA CL (PUA) 20150924
* Symantec Trojan.Gen.2 20150924
* VIPRE Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT 20150924

# 1 Oct 2015, 22:00

Jurii writes

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I scanned my pc with the help of spyhunter. It considers OLBpre as threat. Today also DISPALYname, UninstallString, DisplayIcon, DispalyVersion, URLInfoAbout, Publisher, Helplink
I have removed all this items.

# 5 Nov 2015, 9:27

Aldo Proença writes

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Bom dia, esse programa fica na barra de tarefas e cada vez tenho que gerenciar para ele sumir, depois que reinício o not ele volta na tela. o como removo definidamente?
Aguardo retorno Aldo Proença......

# 14 Nov 2015, 0:26

Yendor writes

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Tire o cleaner que instalou a pouco cara, e essa porra!

# 15 Nov 2015, 0:00

Anonymous John writes

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Don't listen to Jurii because his intentions are malicious, SpyHunter is basically the new SpySherrif. Google 'SpySherrif' to know what I mean.

Cheers ;)

# 30 Nov 2015, 17:43

stig andersson writes

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anonyma JOHANNES vad menar du med att Juriis avsikter är skadliga beträffande C:\programfiles(x86)\olbpre\olbpre.exe

# 13 Feb 2016, 6:26

stig andersson writes

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Gå till aktivitetshanteraren under processer scrolla till olbpre högerklicka avsluta aktivitet

# 13 Feb 2016, 6:31

Ian writes

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This annoying process was tied to a piece of shit malware called "MyPCBackup" - remove

# 17 Jan 2017, 16:45

Senilson writes

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my laptop say tha OLBPre.exe isn't working

# 3 Jul 2018, 3:26

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