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 March 2018 at 10:42 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 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
2 Корпорация Майкрософт Executable 3fa1904b5f262dee
1a2afc3c27134e48
8efe331f
07cfa4fc9f8e55c5
7701b0c145a478c6
Virus.Win32.
Virut.Ce
No 5.1.2600.5
512
(xpsp.0804
13-2111)
5.1.2600.5
512
Russian Federation N/A
3 Microsoft Corporation Executable 68a4d87db90d91a1
162e77cd3761104f
cb057234
995e5f83d01f6372
76d8ac1b9e0722f3
Virus.Win32.
Virut.CE
No 6.1.7600.1
6385
(win7_rtm.
090713-125
5)
6.1.7600.1
6385
154.66.16.64/32 N/A
4 N/A Executable ea24f7d69df4954e
eb69bf030126a91f
2c4383c9
96815730f9010b36
064b7fcea86b58d0
Unclassified
Malware
No N/A N/A United States N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 23 February 2011 at 6:02 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 N/A Executable 7ff4c92f72622922
c9a05e0992f2c00a
1524080e
ea82280736b78b58
fd0941264f703510
No N/A N/A United States
2 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable b1c668f14d2af591
d0a9a4c1f9feff8e
8a449bbe
5083a15cf4a60fdf
4ba427dff4deedbb
Yes 2.0.1.108 2.0.1.108 United States
3 Hewlett-Packard Company Executable 01510e8a32813504
847696207e1b96f2
28baf5ed
ba709f505f1df971
db3e188fc15af196
Yes 3.0.0.73 3.0.0.73 United States
4 Aomei Technology Co., Ltd Executable 562798687d1fd799
4fd346b784cd260b
1516f0bb
f6c19ccdda7dbc95
0d9e45d6c6776076
Yes 2.0.0.1 2.0.0.1 United States
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