What is TbHelper2.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 TbHelper2.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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TbHelper2.exe file information

The process known as Toolbar Helper Module belongs to software Toolbar Helper by unknown.

Description: TbHelper2.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. TbHelper2.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 197,632 bytes. 
There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 46% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall PSPad Toolbar from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify TbHelper2.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TbHelper2.exe. Therefore, you should check the TbHelper2.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

There are 2 versions of tbhelper2.exe in the wild, the latest version being tbhelper2.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 195.18 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Applian Technologies Inc. by COMODO CA Limited. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0077% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 1.93 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 1.98 MB." quoted from
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Summary: Average user rating of TbHelper2.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks TbHelper2.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it.

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Best practices for resolving TbHelper2 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TbHelper2. 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 TbHelper2.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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