What is Hoolapp.exe?

The genuine Hoolapp.exe file is a software component of Hoolap by ironSource.
An Android application discovery platform for the PC, this program starts when manually executed and allows you to download a variety of Android apps. Upon download, they can then be copied onto a separate Android platform, such as a phone or a tablet. Hoolapp is distributed by ironSource, an Israeli distribution company located in Israel.

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the Hoolapp.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Hoolapp.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with Hoolapp
Hoolapp.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Hoolapp.exe belongs to software unknown by Hoolapp.

Description: Hoolapp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The Hoolapp.exe file is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder (in most cases C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\HoolappForAndroid\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,209,392 bytes (71% of all occurrences), 1,190,912 bytes or 1,952,768 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The Hoolapp.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. It is digitally signed. Hoolapp.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 60% dangerous; but you should also compare this rating with the user reviews.

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If Hoolapp.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 1,209,392 bytes. There is no description of the program. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. Hoolapp.exe is not a Windows core file. Hoolapp.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Hoolapp.exe. Therefore, you should check the Hoolapp.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

C:\Users\PORTGA~1\AppData\Roaming\HOOLAP~1\Hoolapp.exe its shaded gray, went to look for myself and wasnt there.

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Best practices for resolving Hoolapp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Hoolapp. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the Hoolapp.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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