How to Remove “AOLServiceHost.exe”

What is AOLServiceHost.exe?

AOLServiceHost.exe is a legitimate file process developed by AhnLab. It is associated with program AhnLab Internet Security. You can locate the file in C:\Program Files.

The virus is created by malware authors and are named them after AOLServiceHost.exe file.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with AOLServiceHost.exe malware?

Keep an eye for the following symptoms to check if your PC is infected with AOLServiceHost.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • Browser redirects to unwanted websites
  • PC performance slows down
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • System screen freezes repeatedly

If you find any of the above mentioned symptoms, take the following steps to be sure about the malware infection:

1) Press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

2) Go to the process tab and right-click on the AOLServiceHost.exe file and open its location.

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should take measures to get rid of the malware.

How to remove AOLServiceHost.exe malware from system with Comodo Cleaning Essentials?

Comodo Cleaning Essentials (CCE) incorporates antivirus software with unique features like auto-sandboxing to identify and obstruct every suspicious process running on an endpoint with a single click. To remove malwares using AOLServiceHost.exe, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1: Download the CCE suite.

Step 2: To start the application, double-click on the CCE.exe file.

Step 3: It then probes the antivirus to initiate a full system scan to identify and remove any existing malicious files.

Step 4: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 5: Comodo Cleaning Essentials will remove AOLServiceHost.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!
 

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First Seen: 16 February 2009 at 6:38 pm
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