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

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

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

Purpose of this file:
This file is from Microsoft. It is required on your Windows operating system, as this is needed when you attempt to open help files, or files with a file extension of hlp. This file is considered safe and is not spyware. Visit winhelp.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 winhelp.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This program is currently located at c:\windows\winhelp.exe

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

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

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