What is icq126pw.exe? Should I remove it?

icq126pw.exe is a file possibly responsible for the issues with the machine

icq126pw.exe is an executable file that normally is responsible for various processes and program launching. The common executable file type is often misused by criminals. This is how the file can be the one which primary purpose is to start a parasite or launch some of its components. Once executed, the malicious executable file runs a process that is responsible for the parasite's payload.

Name icq126pw.exe
Type Executable
Possible issues The file can trigger issues with the performance and speed of the machine
Elimination Running the anti-malware tools can show if there is an issue with the security
Recovery Run the FortectIntego for the system repair

icq126pw.exe can be a significant part of a dangerous threat, but it can also work on its own. DO NOT execute it if you found it randomly on the machine. If you notice the process running – run a trustworthy anti-malware tool and check the security of the machine.

The malicious exe file is installed and used by AOL parasite ICQ Patch and can be employed by various other threat actors. Such files can be triggering ransomware drops and act as the vector for the malware. You are highly advised to scan the system using an anti-malware tool.

You should delete executable icq126pw.exe, and terminate all the processes it started if the proper tools indicate this piece as malicious. Sometimes the presence of such a file does not indicate that your computer is infected. It can be an essential system file or a file installed by harmless legitimate software and therefore may not pose any threat to your privacy and the system.

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Alternative Software
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