What is HelpSvc.exe?
HelpSvc.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 HelpSvc.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.
HelpSvc.exe file information
Description: HelpSvc.exe is an important part of Windows, but often causes problems. The file HelpSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 743,936 bytes (63% of all occurrences), 703,488 bytes, 744,448 bytes, 696,832 bytes or 694,272 bytes.
HelpSvc.exe is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. HelpSvc.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. Therefore the technical security rating is 4% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If HelpSvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 90% dangerous. The file size is 833,522 bytes. There is no description of the program. It is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The process uses ports to connect to a LAN or the Internet. The file is not a Windows core file. HelpSvc.exe is able to hide itself.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as HelpSvc.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the HelpSvc.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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