What is BecHelperService.exe?

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 BecHelperService.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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BecHelperService.exe file information

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

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Description: BecHelperService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. BecHelperService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,737,464 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 1,915,904 bytes and 8 more variants. 
There is no description of the program. The program is not visible. The BecHelperService.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. The BecHelperService.exe file is not a Windows system file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. BecHelperService.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 53% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you still experience problems with BecHelperService.exe, you can do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as BecHelperService.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the BecHelperService.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

Zone Alarm Firewall reports it being linked to 3 Mobile Broadband's Program files
It is part of 3 Mobile broadband
Loader for the 3G Dongle
I think for a dongle
  Kazal   (further information)
afaik Huawei and others use this program as part of their mobile broadband software

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of BecHelperService.exe: based on 7 votes with 5 user comments. 4 users think BecHelperService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user thinks BecHelperService.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving BecHelperService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with BecHelperService. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon 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 DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the BecHelperService.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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