icq.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if icq.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is virus-free, we still advise you to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.
This program is normally found on disk in C:\UserNames\UserName\AppData\Roaming\ICQ\bin\icq.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is a2530f0e65edea8393759f9531f1a054.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This application uses the net to communicate. In this day and age this is quite normal. For example, most of the apps on your computer check for updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are required.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the full power of modern computer chips. This ordinarily happens because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
icq.exe appears to have visible windows. This means it doesn't operate in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
Some unusual functions of the Operating System have been used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We advise you to be very careful regarding this program.
icq.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of virus-free software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature attached to icq.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.
Digitally signed by: I C Q Ltd
Certificate's issuer name: Symantec Class 3 Extended Validation Code Signing CA - G2
This application starts at Windows startup. Yes
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.