What is getPlus_HelperSvc.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 getPlus_HelperSvc.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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GetPlus_HelperSvc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with getPlus_HelperSvc
GetPlus_HelperSvc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as getPlus® Helper belongs to software getPlus or getPlus® for Adobe or Adobe Download Manager by NOS Microsystems (

Description: GetPlus_HelperSvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The getPlus_HelperSvc.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 31,592 bytes (44% of all occurrences), 33,752 bytes, 66,056 bytes or 33,176 bytes. 
There is no information about the author of the file. The getPlus_HelperSvc.exe file is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. GetPlus_HelperSvc.exe is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. GetPlus_HelperSvc.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 12% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you encounter difficulties with getPlus_HelperSvc.exe, you can also safely remove the program using the uninstall program of getPlus(R) or getPlus(R) for Adobe (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify getPlus_HelperSvc.exe related errors

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

Updater service for Abobe Producta
  Joe Schmidlach   (further information)
getPlus(R) Helper
will not uninstall under install or uninstall
I need it to run Adobe Flasher
  Molie Montgomery  

Summary: Average user rating of getPlus_HelperSvc.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users think getPlus_HelperSvc.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving getPlus_HelperSvc issues

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