How to remove an aoltray error
The free file information forum can help you determine if aoltray.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Aoltray.exe file information
Description: The file aoltray.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 156,784 bytes (66% of all occurrences), 36,953 bytes and 7 more variants.
The program has a visible window. It is not a Windows core file. File aoltray.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
Recommended: Identify aoltray.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "America Online *.* Tray Icon" is not required to run at start up. Puts AOL icon in System Tray (*.* denotes version if present). Connect to AOL via the desktop shortcut or Start -> Programs
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as aoltray.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the aoltray.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.
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