What is AOLServiceHost.exe? Is AOLServiceHost.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: AOL or AOLServiceHost Service
Product: AOL Service Libraries or America Online's Digital or SmartSound Quicktracks Plugin or Sniffy Lite For Windows
Company: America Online, Inc (www.aol.com)
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73 users ask for this file.
1 user didn't rate it ("don't know").
4 users rated it as not dangerous.
2 users rated it as neutral.
2 users rated it as little bit dangerous.
1 user rated it as dangerous.
|All comments about AOLServiceHost.exe: |
| kel rich|| not much |
| BikerTop Mike|| It takes up 95% of my CPU Time and slows my PC right down!! |
| Manuel|| that i have an application that needs to be re-installing now |
| Kev-Ski|| Should not be disabled, required for essential applications to work properly. Can sometimes cause a lot of HDD activity though, but go make a cuppa. |
| browna|| not sure if essentiol. Im sure howver that it seriously impacts my PC by using up a lot of CPU resources. 90% on avg: |
| Tommo|| I ended the process in task manager and it stopped a load of hard drive access. See also: Link |
| FireBrand|| I have the same problem as BikerTop Mike. I have also had it make skipping sounds while playing 3D games. I am running XP with a 2.4GHz processer. I always disable it each day for a smoother running system. |
| DonF|| Runs in the background and slows down my pc (450Mhz PIII) |
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