_helper.dll - Is _helper.dll trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is _helper.dll?
Purpose of _helper.dll:



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: _helper.dll

File type:
Dll program - Files that have a dll extension are called modules/functions or programs loaded into memory.

Purpose of this file:
_helper.dll is a program which was most likely installed by you, and it would not have been preinstalled on your computer. 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 _helper.dll file (The underscore is also listed on the file, thats not a typo) is a known malware and spyware related program. If this were on my computer, I would take action to remove this immediately as this will also run in your browser as a BHO object anytime you browse the internet. Visit helper.dll 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 _helper.dll location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\Common\_helper.dll is the location of this file.


  • Is _helper.dll spyware?
        Yes. This is considered a spyware related program.

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

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

  • Would you recommend that I remove _helper.dll?
        Yes, I would remove _helper.dll if it was on my computer. If you wish to do this, and you get an error message because you cannot access it, you should first terminate the task in your tasklist and then attempt to add it to your recycle bin again.

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