How to remove an helper error
Helper.exe is a executable file (a program) for Windows. The filename extension .exe is the abbreviation for executable. 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 helper.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Helper.exe file information
Description: helper.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 49,664 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 52,224 bytes, 50,176 bytes or 51,200 bytes.
The software has no file description. The program is not visible. The helper.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The helper.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 72% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If helper.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files", the security rating is 46% dangerous. The file size is 515,072 bytes (75% of all occurrences) or 450,936 bytes.
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. There is no description of the program.
Helper.exe is able to record inputs.
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If helper.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 59% dangerous. The file size is 451,928 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 526,848 bytes. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file.
If helper.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 96% dangerous. The file size is 374,272 bytes.
Important: Some malware also uses the file name helper.exe, for example Packed.Win32.Krap.u or Packed.Win32.Krap.v (detected by Kaspersky), and Trojan:Win32/Ilomo.gen!A (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the 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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