unagiuninst.exe Detailed Analysis

unagiuninst.exe

If you click on View Objects in Microsoft Internet Explorer (MSIE) 8, you may see a file named unagiuninst.exe. In the same directory, there is probably a file named install.log which is related.

You’ve probably come here wondering if this file is a security threat or malware.

Analysis

The unagiuninst.exe file is not malware.

Detailed Analysis

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If you look in the install log, you’ll see that it mentions the installation of Unagi. Unagi is the name of an application that AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) 6 installs. You can verify this by looking at the date of these files and comparing them with the date of your C:\Program Files\AIM6 directory.

Unagi is installed by the unagi3.exe file which is part of the AOL 6 installation. The installer is digitally signed by AOL and should be safe. The unagiuninst.exe object seen in MSIE’s objects appears to be an uninstaller.

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