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What is ose00000.exe?

Ose00000.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if ose00000.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Ose00000.exe file information

The process known as Office Source Engine belongs to software Office Source Engine or WKS STD - CutePDF Writer by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com).

Description: Ose00000.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. ose00000.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows or in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 89,136 bytes (67% of all occurrences), 145,184 bytes and 4 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/ose00000.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. Ose00000.exe is digitally signed. Ose00000.exe is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You can also uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ Office Source Engine.

Recommended: Identify ose00000.exe related errors

If ose00000.exe is located in the Windows Temp folder, the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 145,184 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 149,352 bytes, 150,648 bytes, 150,600 bytes or 89,136 bytes. The program is not visible. The ose00000.exe file is digitally signed. The file is not a Windows system file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ose00000.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ose00000.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

I just noticed this program running while I was installing Microsoft Office 2007 Enterprise Edition.
  Eric Winchester  
This component is part of Microsoft Office Application. This process only shows up when installing or uninstalling Microsoft Office
This application is being runned when you're installing Microsoft Office 2007 . don't worry it's not a virus or something
i noticed it while installing MS office enterprise 2007 as well
I'm just installing Office 2007 and this process is on. It seems not to be dangerous. And it may be temporary process while installing.
used for upgrading from office 03 to office 07
it is used to upgrade the microsoft office suite and is not dangerous at all.
When Microsoft Office Enterprise Edition 2007 was installing I noticed the process
  Booghy Reaper  
Shows up during Office 2007 Ultimate installation
It is a .exe that loads during Office 2007 installation, nothing to worry at all.
I also noticed this file while downloading Microsoft Office 2007
upgrading from office 03 to office 07 but no progress
Appeared after uninstalling Microsoft Word 2010. Should be gone after you restart.
i noticed it while installing MS office standard and professional 2010 on x86 and x64 systems
Appear when I install Access Runtime 2010
  Eric Gauthier  
Appeared after a MS Patch Tuesday Update for Office 2003 Junk Mail update on Nov. 08, 2011
  Lenny Vasbinder  
it show only during Office 2007 install, killing the process will not interrupt instalation
Its part of Windows Office 2010 -setup
its process show by Microsoft Office installer
Part of Office 2010 / 2007 installation
Uninstalled Office w/o restart and noticed it running. Likely waiting for restart to complete uninst.
This showed up when I was uninstalling Microsoft Office 2007 from my computer.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ose00000.exe: based on 24 votes with 22 user comments.
12 users think ose00000.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 5 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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