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Should I remove Online Games Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,479
United States Rank #8,844
Reach 0.0393%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.81 days
289.54 days >
Average installed length: 152.13 days


1.21.2 98.19%
1.21.1 1.81%

Online Games Manager v1.21

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.


The most common release is 1.21.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 591.66 KB (605,859 bytes).

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: 591.66 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Online Games Manager v1.21

Program executable:ogmservice.exe
Online Games Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\online games manager\ogmservice.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - Online Games Manager v1.21 (Online Games Manager)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000562707%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004722%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000905%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,371
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Online Games Manager?

Quickly and completely remove Online Games Manager v1.21 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Online Games Manager v1.21, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.46%
Windows 8 17.18%
Windows XP 9.22%
Windows Vista 8.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.78%
Windows 8.1 6.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.58%
Windows 7 Professional 6.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.62%
  Brazil 6.79%
  Netherlands 5.40%
  France 4.94%
  Germany 4.32%
  Canada 4.17%
  United Kingdom 3.40%
  Italy 2.93%
  Belgium 2.01%
  Sweden 1.70%
  MA 0.77%
  Australia 0.77%
  Spain 0.77%
  India 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.52%
Acer 20.67%
Dell 18.84%
ASUS 7.29%
Toshiba 6.08%
Samsung 2.74%
Lenovo 2.43%
American Megatrends 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Medion 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.43%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.29%
Dell Inspiron 570 1.71%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.71%


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