aolbrowsertab.exe - Is aolbrowsertab.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is aolbrowsertab.exe?
Purpose of aolbrowsertab.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: aolbrowsertab.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
AolBrowserTab.exe is a program that was most likely installed by you. The correct folder location is shown below for this executable file, always verify the file location as virus writers sometimes use the same or similiar program names and place them in other locations in an attempt to fool you. This AolBrowserTab.exe program is part of the AOL client software which beginning with Windows 10 uses Windows Edge browser as part of the AOL internal client browser. I have noticed these also stay open at times in my tasklist even when I close the AOL client, and in that case you can terminate the aolbrowsertab.exe entries in your tasklist after AOL is closed if you see these. This file is considered safe and is not virus or malware related software. Visit aolbrowsertab.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the aolbrowsertab.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your computer at C:\Program Files (x86)\AOL Desktop 9.8.2\AOLBrowser\aolbrowsertab.exe


  • Is aolbrowsertab.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is aolbrowsertab.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove aolbrowsertab.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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