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What is atieclxx.exe?

Atieclxx.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if atieclxx.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.


Atieclxx.exe file information

The process known as AMD External Events Client Module belongs to software AMD External Events by AMD (www.amd.com).

Description: Atieclxx.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. atieclxx.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 348,160 bytes (24% of all occurrences), 393,216 bytes and 19 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/atieclxx.exe.html 
The program is not visible. It is a Microsoft signed file. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify atieclxx.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as atieclxx.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the atieclxx.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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User Comments

Atieclxx.exe MAY be a virus/infected by one in ANY case, if Your motherboard has no ati onboard graphics and no ati graphicscard but still have it running...
  Mike  
atieclxx.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.
  Kriss Chaos  
Legit, What Mike said: unless you have no ATI hardware, then could possibly be a virus.
  Gunit  
Size on Windows 7 (clean install) 480,256 bytes (483,328 on disk)
   
Part of the AMD/ATI driver
   
File does not have a User Name or Description in Windos Task Manager. when attempting to open the file location, no folder opens in windows explorer. However the website Tom's Hardware reports it is a part of the ATI control panel
  Xabyte  
I cleared it once, and it came back. It makes my hard drive thrash itself to death, so whether it is or is not a virus, it is dangerous and needs to go.
  Albert  
Graphics software for AMD built in graphics, common in Toshiba laptops, nothing to worry about.
  Confabulated   (further information)
Part of the AMD/ATI driver
   
Part of the ATI External Events Client Module installed with ATI display driver...switch off ATI External Event Service to turn off functionality
  sif  
software for ATI Radeon graphic adapter. ATI was acquired by AMD in 2006. If you have problems, please update your ATI driver.
  Martin   (further information)
It causes slow downs I have an on board ati card and disabled it in bios and conflict with my nvidea card, got rid of it once and it came back, it is protected and atrributes can't be changed in command prompt to remove it.
  John  
ATI drivers. Even nvidia GPU users with ATI chipsets on their motherboard may still have this running as a normal boot driver.
  mat  

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of atieclxx.exe: based on 24 votes with 13 user comments.
10 users think atieclxx.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 5 users think it's probably harmless. 3 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 4 users suspect danger. 2 users think atieclxx.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade atieclxx.exe ("not sure about it").


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