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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
CLIStart.exe is a program that may have been installed on your computer when you purchased it. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This program is from ATI and its related to your graphics card. It is the Control Center Icon and it will be viewable in your system tray. It is not required to be there, you can remove this from your startup. Visit clistart.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 clistart.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your hard drive at "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\CLIStart.exe"


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

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

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