What is waol.exe?
Waol.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 waol.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.
Waol.exe file information
Description: Waol.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. waol.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - usually C:\Program Files\America Online 9.0a\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 37,464 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 259,672 bytes and 13 more variants.
It is not a Windows core file. The file is a Verisign signed file. The waol.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. The software uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The file is a file without information about the developer of this file. Waol.exe is able to record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 27% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with waol.exe, you can also remove the entire program waol or AOL LLC using Windows Control Panel.
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If waol.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 34% dangerous. The file size is 37,464 bytes (80% of all occurrences) or 39,208 bytes. Waol.exe is a Verisign signed file. The waol.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. Waol.exe is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible.
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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as waol.exe. Therefore, you should check the waol.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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