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Windows Help Engine application file

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winhelp.exe. What is it?

The winhelp.exe is a Windows Help Engine application file.

This file is part of Microsoft Windows. Winhelp.exe is developed by Microsoft Corporation. It’s a system and hidden file. Winhelp.exe is usually located in the %WINDOWS% sub-folder and its usual size is 256,192 bytes.

Important: malware can mask itself as winhelp.exe.


The winhelp.exe process is safe and disabling it can be dangerous, because programs on your computer need it to work correctly. Some other processes use the same file name.

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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: Microsoft CorporationProcess: Windows Help Engine application filePart Of: Microsoft WindowsCommon path(s): subfolder in %WINDOWS%
subfolder in %SYSTEM%
Keywords(s): systemFilesize(s): 256,192 bytes, 256,800 bytes

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