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What is BCHelper.exe?

BCHelper.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if BCHelper.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

BCHelper.exe file information

The process known as Browser Companion Helper belongs to software BrowserCompanion or Browser Companion Helper by Blabbers Communications LTD.

Description: BCHelper.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BCHelper.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 187,696 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 182,576 bytes, 192,816 bytes, 192,304 bytes or 177,456 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/bchelper.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. The BCHelper.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.
You have the option to uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > BrowserCompanion).

Recommended: Identify BCHelper.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BCHelper.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BCHelper.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.


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