What is GalaxyClient Helper.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 GalaxyClient Helper.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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GalaxyClient Helper.exe file information

The process known as GalaxyClient Helper Application belongs to software GOG Galaxy by

Description: GalaxyClient Helper.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. GalaxyClient Helper.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,493,560 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 845,888 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The GalaxyClient Helper.exe file is certified by a trustworthy company. GalaxyClient Helper.exe is not a Windows system file. GalaxyClient Helper.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 36% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program GOG Galaxy, update it, or ask the software vendor for help. Go to to update it, go to to contact the vendor, or go to GOG Galaxy in Windows Control Panel (section Software or Programs) to uninstall it.

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If GalaxyClient Helper.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 36% dangerous. The file size is 1,520,696 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 1,493,560 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file has a digital signature. The GalaxyClient Helper.exe file is not a Windows core file. GalaxyClient Helper.exe is able to monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as GalaxyClient Helper.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the GalaxyClient Helper.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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Best practices for resolving GalaxyClient Helper issues

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