Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similar spelling for these Windows processes and tasks: waol.exe
Exe program – Files with an extension of “exe” are executable programs.
What is it?
Waol.exe is a program that may have been installed by yourself or may have been pre-installed on your computer. Be sure to check the exact file location as this is shown below so you can verify your file is found in the correct disk location. This waol.exe program is for AOL, it is part of the client program that will show in your task list whenever AOL is running. Anyone who has AOL will most likely see this waol.exe module, which is normal. Note that Coolwebsearch spyware has tried to imitate this name, so make sure it’s in the correct location and always monitor your system startup to be safe. Waol.exe is considered safe and is not spyware or adware related (check location to make sure as specified). Visit waol.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 waol.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
It will be located in your program files folder, within the America Online folder. Normally c:\program files\American Online 9.0\waol.exe (also C:\Program Files\AOL 9.1\waol.exe if running 9.1)
Is waol.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 waol.exe considered a virus or trojan?
No, this Windows task is not a virus or trojan program.
Would you recommend that I remove waol.exe?
No, we would not remove this file.