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: 14 February 2018 at 7:13 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 N/A Executable a1fd2dff0a7f74e3
ef24ce0f56908636
24d49057
93713b610bbb8604
6ebda56b9cafab51
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 477fe9cb39176646
64a346b68eb863ad
f6175d73
675ea7a26a459591
513839ef7134be35
TrojWare.Win
32.Delf.NRJ
No N/A N/A 197.43.144.250/32 N/A
3 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable cf82c42bad980db4
e8ec561ca4ca13e4
4caa1423
ac4245901dc95bb0
f6f93d1ca4383630
Packed.Win32
.MUPX.Gen
Yes 3.0.0.79 3.0.0.79 Turkey N/A
4 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable b4f0b43dc39b59a8
c23bb13e47837545
dc4c0a84
c1cedc0c68633a21
e8108b14a1e12a7b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 3.0.0.79 3.0.0.79 5.246.49.168/32 N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 09 June 2008 at 10:48 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 Parand Co. Executable 5ce3a0bbb9e7f6fa
f0aa7d795588d446
79cc40e3
35db7d8816c74dde
13aff42e92d7e6b7
No 10,2,152,3
2
10,2,152,3
2
United States
2 N/A Executable 8a7d075f11219a27
2ca24a1b04286263
86d18202
N/A No N/A N/A United States
3 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable a1eb6f9d88aed942
cb800e945db6db45
e683997f
acf54fa091f13e4a
1e8ecab184187635
Yes 3.0.0.79 3.0.0.79 United States
4 Hewlett-Packard Development Co. Executable f6a70987f1ba6a9f
32a70dadeb1cd947
40a0a797
02d283e2f312aa29
70c87f6e454eac9a
Yes 2.5.0.35 1.0.0.404 United States
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