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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
aolacsd.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 for AOL software and it is needed for helping your connection and talking to the drivers when connected to the internet. This was first found in version AOL 9.0 SE, if you installed the latest version of AOL, then you will see this task running. This is not spyware or adware and is considered a safe software program. Visit aolacsd.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 aolacsd.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
You can find this in your program files folder, and then "common files", and then the AOL folder.

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

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

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