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: helppane.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
Helppane.exe is an executable file, and it most likely came already installed on your PC. Always check the file location which is shown below, as this is a way to verify you have the correct file. Often spyware or malware virus writers use similiar names in hopes to fool you into thinking its a good file, but they place the spyware in other disk locations with the similiar or same name. This file is the main windows help window on Vista computers. Helppane.exe will show in your tasklist when help is activated, however it should not appear or run in your system startup. Sometimes a different help window may appear if the pc vendor has put their own wrapper over the help system, which sometimes occurs. This file is considered to be safe and is not spyware or virus related software.
Visit helppane.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 helppane.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found at: C:\windows\helppane.exe