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No, this file is 100% safe to run.

VersionsAdditional versions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.07%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.07%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.14%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.07%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.34%
15.0.4454.1000 0.96%
15.0.4433.1506 0.07%
15.0.4420.1017 1.65%
15.0.4420.1017 1.45%
15.0.4128.1022 1.24%
15.0.4128.1019 0.07%
15.0.4128.1014 0.62%
15.0.4128.1014 0.21%
14.0.4730.1010 38.50%
14.0.4730.1010 3.58%
12.0.6413.1000 0.21%
12.0.4518.1014 40.50%
11.0.5525 10.26%

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
RegEnumValueW, CryptReleaseContext, CryptAcquireContextW, SetFileSecurityW, RegDeleteKeyW, OpenThreadToken, CheckTokenMembership, ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW, LookupAccountNameW, AllocateAndInitializeSid, FreeSid, CryptHashData, CryptGetHashParam, CryptCreateHash, CryptDestroyHash, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyExW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegSetValueExW, SetThreadToken, RegQueryValueExW, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue, SetServiceStatus, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, DuplicateToken, RegDeleteValueW
kernel32.dll
FormatMessageA, GetComputerNameW, GetModuleHandleA, GetStartupInfoA, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetCurrentThreadId, GetCurrentProcessId, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapSize, RaiseException, LoadLibraryA, MoveFileExW, GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, CloseHandle, SetEvent, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, lstrlenW, GetDriveTypeW, GetLogicalDrives, lstrcmpW, DeleteCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, Sleep, ExitProcess, InitializeCriticalSection, GetCommandLineW, GetTickCount, ReleaseMutex, ResetEvent, WaitForMultipleObjectsEx, SetErrorMode, CreateEventW, CreateMutexW, CreateProcessW, GetSystemInfo, InterlockedExchange, CreateFileA, ReadFile, SetFilePointer, DosDateTimeToFileTime, MultiByteToWideChar, FreeLibrary, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryW, WideCharToMultiByte, CreateFileW, ReleaseSemaphore, WaitForSingleObject, WaitForMultipleObjects, CreateThread, CreateSemaphoreW, VirtualFree, VirtualAlloc, SetFilePointerEx, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, SystemTimeToFileTime, GetSystemTime, SetFileTime, SetEndOfFile, WriteFile, GlobalFree, GlobalAlloc, GetFileAttributesExW, GetFileSizeEx, FindClose, FindFirstFileW, GetFileAttributesW, CopyFileW, CreateHardLinkW, SetFileAttributesW, DeleteFileW, GetTempPathA, GetTempPathW, GetFileTime, FindNextFileW, LocalFree, GetCurrentThread, CreateDirectoryW, RemoveDirectoryW, lstrlenA, SystemTimeToTzSpecificLocalTime, GetTimeZoneInformation, LocalAlloc
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
rpcrt4.dll
RpcImpersonateClient, RpcRevertToSelf, RpcServerUnregisterIf, RpcServerUseProtseqEpW, RpcServerRegisterIfEx, NdrServerCall2

ose.exe

Office Source Engine by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove ose.exe
Version:   6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
MD5:   9de665d0d94b728a764812634b570b82
SHA1:   86e44c3c6522ef02bbaf59e2c6666f2b15142808
SHA256:   6285740eba56281860e77b51b40dbd730173d5257718553852212f374c10eeed

Overview

ose.exe runs as a service under the name Office Source Engine (ose) within the local user context. It is installed with a couple of know programs including DeviceManager published by eInstruction and DeviceManager published by eInstruction. The file is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation. This version is installed on Windows 8 and is compiled as a 64 bit program.

DetailsDetails

File name:ose.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Office Source Engine
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\source engine\ose.exe
File version:6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Product version:6.2.9200.16384
Size:1.46 MB (1,535,488 bytes)
Build date:7/26/2012 1:31 AM
Certificate
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Effective date:Monday, December 7, 2009
Expiration date:Monday, March 7, 2011
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:6.564145
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
eInstruction
5% remove

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'ose' (Office Source Engine)
  • 'ose64' (Office 64 Source Engine)
  • ose64
  • 'ose'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00283219%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00026326%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00256893%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:10,078 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Context switches:59/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:6.5 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):17.29 MB
Private (minimum):15.68 MB
Non-paged memory:6.5 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:118.49 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):131.16 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:17.27 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):17.33 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:14
12
Handles:277
600
GUI GDI count:62
103
GUI GDI peak:67
142
GUI USER count:35
49
GUI USER peak:41
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:High
Platform:64-bit
Command line:"C:\Windows\System32\osk.exe"
Owner:User
Windows Service
Service name:ose
Display name:Office Source Engine
Description:“Saves installation files used for updates and repairs and is required for the downloading of Setup updates and Watson error reports.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess
Parent process:atbroker.exe (Windows Assistive Technology Manager by Microsoft)

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
osk.exe (Accessibility On-Screen Keyboard by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.19766535%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.15855509%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.03911026%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:5,286,955/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:59/sec
79/sec
Memory:1.48 MB
1.16 MB
WINMM.dll
Total CPU:0.00274459%
Kernel CPU:0.00274459%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:65,892/sec
Memory:128 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.50%
Windows 8.1 6.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.50%
Windows 8 Pro 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 2.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.00%
Windows 8 1.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.00%
Windows 7 Starter 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.50%
21 other Windows OS version

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 30.15% of Office Source Engine.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 24.72%
Hewlett-Packard 15.36%
ASUS 12.73%
Lenovo 11.24%
Toshiba 10.49%
Acer 9.74%
Intel 4.49%
Compaq 3.00%
GIGABYTE 2.62%
Samsung 1.87%
Sony 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.75%
NEC 0.75%
Sahara 0.37%
Alienware 0.37%
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