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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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Online Games Manager v1.10

What is Online Games Manager?

Real's Online Game Manager program runs as a Windows Service (ogmservice) and as they describe it is designed to "Enhance user experience on the web for playing local games". However, it is a utility from ActiveMARK that allows game developers that distribute their games through Real Networks to lock the software with digital rights management (DRM) encryption. Upon launching any game the uses this DRM technology, the Online Game Manager service will validate that a license is properly activated for the game. Disabling or removing this application might prevent some Real Network games to not run properly.


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named ogmservice.exe. The setup package is about 553 KB (566,270 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.real.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\online games manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Online Games Manager\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 553 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Online Games Manager v1.10

Program executable:ogmservice.exe
Online Games Manager
Signed by:RealNetworks
Path:C:\Program Files\online games manager\ogmservice.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe (by Real Networks) - Online Games Manager v1.10 (Online Games Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ogmservice.exe runs as a service named 'Online Games Manager' (ogmservice) "Enhance user experience on the web for playing local games".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003943581%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009859%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00029577%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:591 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Online Games Manager?

You can uninstall Online Games Manager from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Online Games Manager v1.10, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Online Games Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.64%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 10 8.93%
Windows XP 8.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.50%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.93%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.88%
  Germany 22.39%
  Spain 10.45%
  Brazil 7.46%
  Belgium 4.48%
  France 4.48%
  Switzerland 2.99%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  Hungary 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  Colombia 1.49%
  Mexico 1.49%
  Kuwait 1.49%
  Austria 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Acer 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Lenovo 5.13%
Packard Bell 2.56%
Medion 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
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Winfast AWRDACPI 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A210 2.38%
Positivo SW6H 2.38%
Olidata S.p.A. MS-6741 2.38%

About RealNetworks

RealNetworks is a provider of Internet media delivery software and services and is the creator of RealPlayer, a media player, RealDownloader, a download manager, RealAudio, a compressed audio format as well as RealVideo, a compressed video format.
Publisher URL: www.realnetworks.com


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