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What is lol.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 lol.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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Lol.exe file information

The process belongs to software Windows Update or lol by unknown.

Description: Lol.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Lol.exe is located in the C:\Windows\System32 folder. Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 1,483,191 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 117,437 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/lol.exe.html 
There is no file information. The software starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run, Run, DEFAULT\Runonce). The lol.exe file is not a Windows system file. Lol.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 61% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lol.exe. Therefore, you should check the lol.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

virus !! probly from pro rat or bit frost or somthing *hacked*
  jesus  
VIRUS!
  Dev  
lol.exe is a virus. Might want to get rid of it or baaaaaad things will happen.
  exrly   (further information)
Ein Spiel hat auch den namen lol.exe, das nennt sich League of Legends
   
I noticed i lost my CD/DVD Drive in my account and my sons account. It would only show up booting in Safe mode , then my AntiVirus told me it was rtying to acces the Internet which i denied it access. I had to format my pc which was a helll of a game as it wouldn't install WIndows at first , but got there eventually . PC was rebooting all the while , different ERROR messages came up.Only a complete Format will get rid of it it seems. Worst of all , i haven't a clue WHERE it came from or how long it's been on there? Spy Bot didn't find it either .
  DELBOY.  
Stands for "Live On Line, comes with a weather program that is always running in system tray. I recently downloaded the instant weather and started getting it too. I have ran all my anti-virus against it, it is nothing.
  C. Davis  
i hate LOL.exe it is on one of our sides and when it is it laggs alot and if u press Ctrl Alt Delet it show what u r runing and u can delet it but it comes up like the next day
   
When I moved or deleted it, I could not run executable files. AVG Anti-Virus 2011 was able to isolate it and remove
  Russell Wittig  
Installed with some copies of LZ0's ConvertXtoDVD keygen
  Martin  
it is a virus!
  loololol  
yo man, please buy yourself Bitdefender Total Security and Webroot SecureAnywhere Complete... this is a very dangerous spyware virus... it was on my computer, i found it in the Task Manager, Processes list, then i right clicked on it then Properties , i located its directory, it was in ( C:\Users\(my username)\Appdata\Roaming ), it was obviously anomaly, but that's not all, i was shocked when i seen a file belongs to this Spyware its a file called HF i right clicked on it then.... it records everything you do on your PC, e.g. (facebook Log in - Chrome browser - "the things you typed in there")
  Abed  
It can be related to League Of Legends game which is clearly not a virus
   

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Summary: Average user rating of lol.exe: based on 12 votes with 12 user comments. One user thinks lol.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. 7 users think lol.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade lol.exe ("not sure about it").


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Best practices for resolving lol issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with lol. 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 doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, 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 lol.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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