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: 01 November 2018 at 1:12 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 Microsoft Corporation Executable 62f78cf008a85f00
310af0c26d41a698
ba765a1d
536bb5338fbafaef
d0e092918cd53027
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
5.155.221.120/32 N/A
2 Microsoft Corporation Executable 2a4620139389d828
091b5740c7e7c9bf
d2d27a3b
a5e2272385abf18c
ab353219c9c11166
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Italy N/A
3 N/A Executable 9a325ef1820eaf93
a7d6214c2cfcf593
845adce4
18858c05de51b56b
cc77a161119c70e7
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.K
No 8.01.0008 8.01.0008 Turkey N/A
4 Microsoft Corporation Executable 46b4ca1264ee5d62
7d06ff8f6fd4a341
a4e0cd13
9c27579083c7c11c
52eab1ad6494231f
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
156.216.38.115/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 01 October 2016 at 6:22 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 4d27782620cc6a32
ea60674ba33a004d
f82cf388
aa5f2e5a6dd62c61
cc10160db86e222d
Yes N/A N/A 10.224.25.43/32
2 Aomei Technology Co., Ltd Executable 8696290efa4a0c8f
b58710a724a3adb1
b25114a1
3d62b7d3079341e5
9e1c776035e7b3a9
Yes 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.1 10.224.25.43/32
3 Spencer Kimball, Peter Mattis and the GIMP Development Team Executable 311fba4fde5268e2
11fde1962f17daf3
4ffd9802
e41e05ff426588fc
9c1390c0c71794d3
Yes 2.8.22.0 2.8.22 10.108.51.155/32
4 Aomei Technology Co., Ltd Executable 1bcfae367960b43a
cb79614e2a871f6d
876933e5
a1a12274e51b4145
fdf23920afcd3cca
Yes 1.0.0.1 1.0.0.1 10.108.22.191/32
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