How to Remove “HelpSvc.exe”

What is Helpsvc.exe?

HelpSvc.exe is a legitimate Windows operating system file, also known as Help Service, from Microsoft Corporation. It is most useful for running a popup box when Windows user ask for help. Since it is a Windows core file, it is stored in c:\windows\system32 by default. Malware programmers write malicious prorgams and name them after HelpSvc.exe in an attempt to spread viruses through the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to check if your computer is infected with HelpSvc.exe malware?

If you notice your PC slacking in speed and performance, take the following steps to check against a possible virus attack:

Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.

Step 2: If you see HelpSvc.exe located outside the designated c:\windows\system32, you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.

How to remove the HelpSvc.exe file from system using Comodo Free Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning Comodo Free Antivirus.

Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply

Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.

Step 4: Once the Installation is Finished, restart your PC.

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Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the HelpSvc.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 13 October 2010 at 2:40 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable 603fb0e90cf4ebc9
2798af41b5f2a1a5
113932a9
0ef897c1470c8d81
3d76a591177026b4
Win32.Neshta
.A
No N/A N/A Russian Federation N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 9d3ce7238ed1bced
2621ce6f48fad7fe
61ae66fd
229c3ad5a661c1a2
e6cb9bf46eed9c9e
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
Estonia N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6a3f70deee899ef2
1c9091d0ce600b23
9b9f0e0f
730fae773f8b5582
2b1aad4499331720
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.5
997
(xpsp_sp3_
qfe.100614
-1806)
5.1.2600.5
997
Ukraine N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 65ffbe1acb95976c
bd3107cd1b252bad
e19ab81d
453263542c4dfcca
471eb23309e99313
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 5.1.2600.2
180
(xpsp_sp2_
rtm.040803
-2158)
5.1.2600.2
180
Europe N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 11:30 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 0b4fcffbd6486187
9af49e7dc7369902
ca92c285
N/A No 5.1.2600.1
01
(xpclnt_qf
e.020823-2
005)
5.1.2600.1
01
10.224.1.58/32
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 266769c8bf494e5f
b85ea87f8c29aa97
2a768d36
ffe3b478f3ed35df
c21ddb13f13c074b
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 63471fe168face82
6fd86120daf90aab
d158fd19
b9cbaea39cea6868
27d152c650247eed
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2108)
5.1.2600.5
512
10.100.130.247/32
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 3d07cbf29226383c
67e5aa9d4dce999c
795ad14e
ac2c8b13dff94467
d44c19046e595f59
No 5.2.3790.1
830
(srv03_sp1
_rtm.05032
4-1447)
5.2.3790.1
830
Italy
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