What is LastFMHelper.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 LastFMHelper.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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LastFMHelper.exe file information

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Description: LastFMHelper.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The LastFMHelper.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 106,496 bytes (91% of all occurrences), 65,536 bytes or 151,220 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. The process starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: User Shell Folders, MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. The process can be removed using the Control Panel's Add\Remove programs applet. Therefore the technical security rating is 56% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If problems with come up, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program ).

Recommended: Identify LastFMHelper.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as LastFMHelper.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the LastFMHelper.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

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  RedXIII   (further information)
A plugin for windows media player that monitors music you listen to
  casemods   (further information)
Last FM music playist file

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Summary: Average user rating of LastFMHelper.exe: based on 7 votes with 4 user comments. 6 users think LastFMHelper.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving LastFMHelper issues

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