What is bxExpHelper.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 bxExpHelper.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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BxExpHelper.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with bxExpHelper
BxExpHelper.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as bxExpHelper.exe belongs to software bxNewFolder by unknown.

Description: BxExpHelper.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. BxExpHelper.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 59,392 bytes. 
It is a file with no information about its developer. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with bxExpHelper.exe, you can go to the software publisher,, for advice, find out if there is a newer version available or uninstall the software bxNewFolder using the Uninstall a Program function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify bxExpHelper.exe related errors

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

bxNewFolder is a freeware utility by BAxBEx Software. bxNewFolder adds a "New Folder" button to the toolbar of Windows Explorer. It also provides a hotkey (F12) to create a new folder within the Explorer quickly.
  David   (further information)
It is an add-on for windows explorer that when clicked adds a new subfolder to the folder highlighted.
  Michael Delehanty   (further information)
bxNewFolder adds a "New Folder" button to the toolbar of Windows
    (further information)
Das ist ein Hilfsprog, um neue Ordner schnell mittels F12 zu erstellen
  E. Bauer  
bxNewFolder adds a "New Folder" button to the toolbar of Windows Explorer. It also provides a hotkey (F12) to create a new folder within the Explorer more quickly.
  Joseph A. Fee   (further information)
used it a few times - it remembers names used and ended up being more trouble to use - seemed to use a lot of system resources every one in a while
Angenehmes Add-On zum Ordner-Erstellen, Freeware
Check the link I provided ( and scroll down to "bxNewFolder". I added it so I could have a toolbutton in Win Explorer for making new folders, like Power Desk used to do.
  Gareth Ridout   (further information)
Freeware, creates new folder by clicking symbol. Neccessary only for "bxNewFolder". No dangerous activity.

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of bxExpHelper.exe: based on 10 votes with 9 user comments. 2 users think bxExpHelper.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's probably harmless. 6 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving bxExpHelper issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with bxExpHelper. 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 bxExpHelper.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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