applemobiledevicehelper.exe - Is applemobiledevicehelper.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is applemobiledevicehelper.exe?
Purpose of applemobiledevicehelper.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: applemobiledevicehelper.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe is a program which could have been installed by you, or may have even arrived on your computer the day you purchased it as this may have been preinstalled software. The actual disk location is also listed below, always verify where its located on your hard drive, as this makes sure it is not spyware or adware simply placed elsewhere on your computer, and using the same name in an attempt to fool you. This AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe file is installed along with ITunes latest version, and it will be a running process in your tasklist if you are using IPhone (Its for the IPhone, however you will find it in your tasklist just from installing ITunes). Since ITunes is used to sync the Iphone or load files on to it, ITunes is the install that has activated this process and its purpose is to sync up with your IPhone. This is not considered malware or spyware and is considered a safe file. Visit applemobiledevicehelper.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the applemobiledevicehelper.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The file location will be found on your hard drive at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe


  • Is applemobiledevicehelper.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is applemobiledevicehelper.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove applemobiledevicehelper.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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