companion.exe – Here is the scoop on AOL Companion as it pertains to computer network security. The big question: what is companion.exe and is it spyware, a trojan and if so, how do I get rid of AOL Companion?
companion.exe (AOL Companion) – Details
The companion.exe process provides a system tray icon that can be used to quickly connect to your AOL internet service. If you do not use the system tray icon, or do not use AOL for your internet service provider (ISP) this process can be stopped.
companion.exe is an application that does NOT appear to be a security risk
Our process monitor database currently registers companion.exe to AOL (America On Line).
This is part of AOL Installation.
COMPANION.EXE – Disclaimer
Every attempt has been made to provide you with the correct information for companion.exe or AOL COMPANION. Many spyware / malware programs use filenames of usual, non-malware programs. If we have included information about companion.exe that is inaccurate, we would greatly appreciate your help by leaving a comment with the correct information below and we’ll do our best to correct it.
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