How to remove an winhlp32 error
The free file information forum can help you determine if winhlp32.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.
Winhlp32.exe file information
Description: winhlp32.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 283,648 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 288,768 bytes and 16 more variants.
It is a Windows system file. Winhlp32.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft. winhlp32.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
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If winhlp32.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 2% dangerous. The file size is 8,192 bytes. Winhlp32.exe is a Windows core system file. The program is not visible. Winhlp32.exe is a trustworthy file from Microsoft.
If winhlp32.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Documents and Settings", the security rating is 64% dangerous. The file size is 8,704 bytes (66% of all occurrences) or 7,680 bytes. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows core file. winhlp32.exe is able to record inputs.
External information from Paul Collins:
- "winhlp32.exe" definitely not required. Added by a variant of the EASTO.A TROJAN!
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as winhlp32.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the winhlp32.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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