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What is oacat.exe?

Part of Emsisoft Online Armor by Emsi Software GmbH

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How does oacat.exe run?

Service - oacat.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'OAcat' (Online Armor Helper Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Online Armor Helper Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the oacat.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of oacat.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is oacat.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU458.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.17 MB RAM19.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\online armor\oacat.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: oacat.exe
Publisher: Emsi Software GmbH (verified)
Name: Emsisoft Online Armor
Description: Online Armor Component
Size: 205.98 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Emsisoft GmbH
Certificate authority: DigiCert Inc

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000798205%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000339976%
User CPU: 0.00004582287890%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,184,873,196
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 52.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 55.07 MB
Paged memory: 4.17 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.94 MB
Paged system memory: 80.63 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.56 KB
Working set memory: 3.11 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.48 MB
Min working set memory: 3.11 MB
Private memory: 4.17 MB
Page faults: 3,371
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 34
Total read transfer: 206.24 KB
Total other operations: 665
Total other transfer: 922 Bytes
Handle count average: 102
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Online Armor\OAcat.exe"

Service details

Name: Online Armor Helper Service
Service name: OAcat
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: faef7b156e073f0450c5087f57696f0b
SHA-1: f9a9479a2462b9cea7c2454cefc4c43e1b61bcec
SHA-256: 8c955d86920227ef3c0b2eaf0561d84eaffaa5071a7d229db7739ed22ef8cb0e

PE image details

File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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