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What is aolsoftware.exe?

Part of AOL Service Libraries by America Online

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How does aolsoftware.exe run?

Process - aolsoftware.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. aolsoftware.exe is executed by the process waol.exe (America Online by America Online).

How does aolsoftware.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - aolsoftware.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HostManager' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1240167295\ee\AOLSoftware.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the aolsoftware.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of aolsoftware.exe users, 73.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is aolsoftware.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00809% CPU80935.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.59 MB RAM16.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
2,040 /min90.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         11 GDI objects7.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
6,000 context switches/sec6000.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\aol\1344401225\ee\aolsoftware.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by AOL Service Libraries.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

About America Online, Inc.

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File details

File name: aolsoftware.exe
Publisher: America Online, Inc. (verified)
Name: AOL Service Libraries
Description: AOL
Size: 49.55 KB
Original file name: AOLSoftware.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: AOL LLC
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/23/2006
Expiration date: 7/24/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0087880567%
Privileged CPU: 0.0006944766%
User CPU: 0.00809358012277%
Privileged CPU time: 3937.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4 ms
Context switches /sec: 6,000
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 66.65 MB
Peak committed memory: 76.46 MB
Paged memory: 3.59 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.88 MB
Paged system memory: 58.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.44 KB
Working set memory: 4.37 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.27 MB
Min working set memory: 2.48 MB
Private memory: 3.59 MB
Page faults: 17,448
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 92,323
Read operations /min: 98
Total read transfer: 3.29 MB
Read transfer /min: 3.57 KB
Total write operations: 3,421
Write operations /min: 4
Total write transfer: 1.55 MB
Write transfer /min: 1.69 KB
Total other operations: 365,915
Other operations /min: 387
Total other transfer: 252.75 MB
Other Transfer /min: 274.06 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 11
USER objects: 27
Handle count average: 441
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1344401225\ee\aolsoftware.exe" /Embedding /c defaultCfg

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HostManager
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\1240167295\ee\AOLSoftware.exe

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 1229

Image hashes

MD5: c482c535cbfefe722ec1eb7f11f680a3
SHA-1: 8fa6b9679b43df86947d5f3bd38d3f6ee48fc98f
SHA-256: d7374a4bfef274f7e33fda40aa8ed8d8f78448e745a27032fe80475d5b1faa63

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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