What does the atieclxx.exe file do?
The atieclxx.exe process is also known as AMD External Events Client Module and is a part of AMD External Events or, as the case may be, Advanced Micro Devices. This software is produced by AMD (www.amd.com). An obsolete or defective version of atieclxx.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- AMD External Events Client Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- AMD External Events Client Module has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- atieclxx.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module atieclxx.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about atieclxx.exe AMD External Events Client Module
atieclxx.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Atieclxx.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 453,632 bytes (16% of all these files), 393,216 bytes as well as 22 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file by Microsoft is digitally signed. So please check the file on your computer. For this reason, 17% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A atieclxx.exe file has a 0% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows\System32. In this case, the file size is usually 709,608 bytes (28% of all these files), 761,776 bytes as well as 4 other variants. Atieclxx.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The file has been digitally signed by Microsoft itself to guarantee its authenticity. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Atieclxx.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Atieclxx.exe is capable of track other applications as well as log keyboard entries.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves atieclxx.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about atieclxx?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall AMD External Events or Advanced Micro Devices
To remove AMD External Events Client Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate AMD External Events or Advanced Micro Devices in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if atieclxx.exe (AMD External Events Client Module) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of AMD External Events Client Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for AMD External Events Client Module or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or atieclxx.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.