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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This program is the "ICQ" chat program, which many people like and use. This has an entire network of chats and messageboards for people to meet and chat online. This program is safe and has been popular for many years. If you don't use ICQ you can remove this, but many people have and use this program. It will also communicate with AOL instant messenger or AIM messenger and can share buddy lists with each. Visit icq.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 icq.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file or program will be found in your ICQ folder.


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

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

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