gaim.exe is a process associated with Gaim Chat client from [Open Source Development Community].
This is a multiprotocol instant messaging / chat client supporting a variety of standards and is compatible with with AIM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, IRC, Jabber, Gadu-Gadu, SILC, GroupWise Messenger, and Zephyr networks. Disabling or enabling it is down to user preference.
Non-system processes like gaim.exe originate from software you installed on your system. Since most applications store data in your system's registry, it is likely that your registry has suffered fragmentation and accumulated invalid entries which can affect your PC's performance. It is recommended that you check your registry to identify slowdown issues