How to Remove “aoltoolbar.exe”

What is aoltoolbar.exe?

aoltoolbar.exe is a legitimate file. This process is known as AOL Toolbar Installer. It belongs to AOL Toolbar Installer and was developed by America Online, Inc.. It is commonly stored in C:\users\{user}\downloads\aoltoolbar.exe.

Malware programmers or cybercriminals write different types of malicious programs and name them as aoltoolbar.exe to spread virus.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

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

Each malware is different and causes unique problems to the system. You will notice one or several of the following symptoms if your system is infected with aoltoolbar.exe malware:

  • Internet connection fluctuates
  • aoltoolbar.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • System performance is very low
  • Browser is redirected to some strange websites
  • Interference of annoying popup ads
  • Other malwares infiltrate into the system

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

  • Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys Ctrl+Alt+Del
  • Go to the process tab and right-click on the aoltoolbar.exe and open the file location

If the file is located outside C:\users\{user}\downloads\aoltoolbar.exe, then it is likely that the system is affected with aoltoolbar.exe malware.

How to remove aoltoolbar.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing aoltoolbar.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove aoltoolbar.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 06 August 2009 at 3:29 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable c136842f8d6d08e3
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2214ce2c786b396d
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Unclassified
Malware
No 0. 0. 0. 0 0.0.0.0 Romania N/A
2 America Online, Inc. Executable f3b22084ad59c15d
e0089e55c255c242
fc567f3c
c8ca1b6d0de4bd1f
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Unclassified
Malware
Yes 1.15 N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 04 June 2008 at 5:44 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 07df129ca45ac6ad
638766c63d64dd26
489ab51f
1f4c26da8036b0f9
6e02f94c41c61f5f
Yes N/A N/A Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable 0301e52307bfb120
a5e4828fe1698b99
c2494acc
c50d8f7373d9e0f4
451335a2c2cb0270
No N/A N/A Internal Submission
3 N/A Executable d0dac04659053f0f
c6674f07ddbea7e5
459df3da
N/A No N/A N/A United States
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