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What is CSHelper.exe?

CSHelper.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 CSHelper.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.

CSHelper.exe file information

The process known as CopySafe Helper Service belongs to software CopySafe Helper Service by unknown.

Description: CSHelper.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file CSHelper.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32 or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows. Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 266,240 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 192,512 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/cshelper.exe.html 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. CSHelper.exe is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. It is not a Windows core file. CSHelper.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.

Recommended: Identify CSHelper.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CSHelper.exe. Therefore, you should check the CSHelper.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

It has to do with CanoScan.
It's a service that is used by Artistscope products, it is not at all a trojen or security threat. In confusion visit the www.artistscope.com website and contact the authors.
  Ram   (further information)
CSHelper doesn't alter, add or delete any files and is simply a background service for ArtistScope applications.
  William   (further information)
CSHelper is required by free prog "downloadhelper" site mentions linux and MacOSx
  Paul-ET   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of CSHelper.exe: based on 2 votes with 4 user comments.
2 users think CSHelper.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users don't grade CSHelper.exe ("not sure about it").

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