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

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



Process or task name:

Be sure to always double check your spelling if you are concerned about spyware, as often spyware will use a very similiar spelling of system processes or other common tasks. aolhostmanager.exe

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

Purpose of this file:
AOLHostManager.exe is a program which could have been installed by you, or may have even arrived on your computer the day you purchased it as this may have been preinstalled software. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program is called the AOL host or AOL hosting manager from American Online Inc. The main purpose of this is for dialup users that are using the AOL ISP service. It may also appear if you install AOL explorer or AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). This is a safe file and it can be left on your computer. Visit aolhostmanager.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 aolhostmanager.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program can be found on your disk at C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1115344679\ee\AOLHostManager.exe


Note on file and folder locations: Remember that although many files are always in default file locations, some files can easily be moved to different locations or change names like many virus, spyware, or malware do. If you suspect you have a virus or spyware, check to see if you see a similiar names stored elsewhere. It always helps to check your tasklist also to see what is currently running on your computer. You can always view the tasklist on your computer by pressing ctrl-alt-del to view your "task manager", and then click the "processes" tab. This will show you all tasks running on your computer. Dll files will NOT show on your computer tasklist, as dll files are actually part of other processes. You may see similiar program names running if spyware or adware is on your computer, for example, aolhostmanager.exe may be slightly misspelled to keep you from finding it, or spyware and adware may be named very similiar to a system file. Make sure always check the location of tasks or processes if you are concerned. aolhostmanager.exe can also be used by other programs or software, as there is no standard on software program names what companies choose.

  • Is aolhostmanager.exe spyware?
        No.

  • Is this considered adware or popup related?
        No.

  • Is this considered a virus or trojan?
        No.

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

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    AOLHostManager.exe is a program which could have been installed by you, or may have even arrived on your computer the day you purchased it as this may have been preinstalled software. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This program is called the AOL host or AOL hosting manager from American Online Inc. The main purpose of this is for dialup users that are using the AOL ISP service. It may also appear if you install AOL explorer or AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). This is a safe file and it can be left on your computer. This program can be found on your disk at C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1115344679\ee\AOLHostManager.exe Please feel free to check www.what-is-exe.com for any future lookups or updates, as this index is continually changing and expanding.