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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This file was most likely installed by you, but may have also come installed when you purchased the computer. Cli.exe is an executable program, and the correct disk location is shown below to verify it is not spyware or adware related. This is called the ATI catalyst driver program for hardware, and most likely you have a hardware graphics card that this is used to help perform various functions for. This is for your ATI graphics card, if you switched graphics cards and no longer have ATI, then you can stop this task from running, otherwise you should leave it. Visit cli.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 cli.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This will be located on your disk at the following - Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\cli.exe You will also see that it used the runtime parameter.


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

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

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