What is ATITool.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the ATITool.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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ATITool.exe file information

The process known as ATI Overclocking Utility belongs to software ATITool Overclocking Utility by

Description: ATITool.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ATITool.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 3,035,136 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 3,182,544 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The file is not a Windows system file. ATITool.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to remove the entire program ATITool Overclocking Utility using Windows Control Panel.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as ATITool.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the ATITool.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.


User Comments

ATI overclocking tool
das ATI Tool zum overclocking der Grafikkarte
this is freeware utility for getting information about your ati card
    (further information)
Tool zum Overclocken von ATI GraKas
  Nippey   (further information)
but there seem to have lacks .. at laest some times my screen just goes black
overclocking tool for Graphics card
  mistertl   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of ATITool.exe: based on 6 votes with 6 user comments. 6 users think ATITool.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving ATITool issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with ATITool. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the ATITool.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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