How to Remove “help.exe”

What is help.exe?


help.exe is a legitimate process file popularly known as  Help MFC Application.  It is associated with software Help Application developed by RealVNC. It is located in C:\Program Files by default.

Malware programmers write virus files with malicious scripts and save them as help.exe with an intention to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platforms: Windows OS


How to determine if your computer is infected with help.exe malware?


Look out for the these symptoms to check if your PC is infected with help.exe malware:

  • Unstable internet connection
  • help.exe occupies extra CPU space
  • PC processing speed slows down
  • Browser often redirects to irrelevant websites
  • Browser is bombarded with hordes of popup ads
  • Computer screen freezes repeatedly


Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible help.exe malware attack:

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

Step 2: If you notice the file located outside C:\Program Files perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware.

How to remove help.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Step 1: Download our award-winning 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: Restart your PC after the installation gets over

Step 5: Wait for Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

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

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

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove help.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 12 July 2018 at 7:36 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 6bbb6b8b7be9f477
015961cd22323d50
76e403ed
98e2625652fb04bb
d250bbb715bb0bad
Virus.Win32.
Expiro.SR
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 421506f69f5be992
4520759bebf24843
db604b6d
a0b34cde50b5b39f
3f897945fd0e61f5
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 1, 0, 0, 1 1, 0, 0, 1 197.57.104.9/32 N/A
3 N/A Executable 028ee544dd3a9ab3
1edea083e0c18aaa
27fbab08
5e74a45c6c2d37c9
f20578668772c5db
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Egypt N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable 3bdad55707c0a1b2
02936974439ba469
33d2ba77
268ee08c17fc3c94
247d3f0c669a47b9
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 4.0.0.140 4.0.0.140 India N/A
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13

Safe Entries

First Seen: 11 July 2009 at 11:29 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 40117dc35eb93632
cc46fb7c8103d806
8f2f2864
b4d970b9d68e0949
86e20bafae8bc41e
No 10.0.17758
.1
(WinBuild.
160101.080
0)
10.0.17758
.1
China
2 CWTuning Software Executable 39f92fa7e70ccf26
e25d28db5a93f22f
8c18574f
309fbf575b04ff7c
8a3e383f75bef9df
Yes 1.5.0.0 1.3 10.108.51.184/32
3 N/A Executable c94bd4f69ba6e6e9
debdf6263a6adc37
8c46a334
44d1c4c298c495f3
9505f9b240563f5f
No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Executable c9f2021c2f0b0605
e4fd1e038f47e423
2ba3507e
821ff8ae507611a8
1494c051bd18ecfd
No N/A N/A United States
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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