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VMware Activation Helper

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vmacthlp.exe. What is it?

The vmacthlp.exe is a VMware Activation Helper.

This file is part of VMware Tools. Vmacthlp.exe is developed by VMware, Inc.. Vmacthlp.exe is usually located in the %PROGRAM_FILES% sub-folder and its usual size is 358,960 bytes.


The vmacthlp.exe process is safe, and you can safely disable it.

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Security risk: Free spyware & virus scanRegistry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)


Author: VMware, Inc.Process: VMware Activation HelperPart Of: VMware ToolsCommon path(s): subfolder in %PROGRAM_FILES%Filesize(s): 358,960 bytes, 367,152 bytes

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by Tom on Dec 9, 2010 at 12:35 PM

You can safely disable it if you are not running Windows in a virtual environment and depending on its services. It manages Windows activations and without it you will be reactivating each time you restart the virtual machine.

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