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Registry Helper

What is Registry Helper?  (from SafeApp Software)

Registry Helper does not necessarily detect all Invalid Entries that may exist in a registry or necessarily delete all detected Invalid Entries. The removal of Invalid Entries may or may not improve a computer system’s performance. Startup Manager utilizes a “Web Search” button and launches a web browser with an unaffi...  Read more

Overview

Registry Helper is a program developed by SafeApp Software. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is registryhelper.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 9.55 MB (10,017,989 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 23% of users of Registry Helper come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Registry Helper.
RegistryHelperService.exe (72047b37d41fb8184a159dc6a747d123) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130629 Win32:Malware-gen
Avast5 5.0.677.0 Win32:Malware-gen
G Data 13.6.22 Win32:Malware-gen
Registry Helper Screen Saver Setup.exe (c641d043d4006408d32c0d47c1526d44) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
K7 AntiVirus 9.103.4648 Adware
Norman 6.07.07 W32/FakeAV.HZS.dropper
The Hacker 6.7.0.1.196 Adware/BetterInternet.hu
uninst.exe (e976c40a1621b88001a4914d6e87842b) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Norman 6.07.07 W32/FakeAV.AA!genr
Prevx 3.0 Medium Risk Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware 4.40.0.1006 Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeAV

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.reghelper.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\registry helper
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Registry Helper\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 9.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Registry Helper

Program executable:registryhelper.exe
Name:Registry Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\registry helper\registryhelper.exe
MD5:2e99dadfa409039457c0ecc0e545d8ad
Additional files:
  • RegistryHelperSetupTR.exe - Registry Helper Setup Downloader (Registry Helper Setup)
  • Starter.exe - Registry Helper Service Starter
  • RegistryHelperBundle.exe - Registry Helper Bundle Starter
  • RegistryHelperSetupCB.exe - Registry Helper Setup CoBundle (Connector between setup and application.)
  • RegistryHelperUninstaller.exe - Registry Helper Uninstaller
  • RegistryHelperService.exe - Registry Helper (Registry Helper Service)
  • IEHandler.exe - IE Handler
  • AdvisorLetters.exe - Registry Helper Advisor Letter
  • Registry Helper Screen Saver Setup.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • RegistryHelperService.exe runs as a service named 'Registry Helper Service' (Registry Helper Service) "Registry Helper Service Application".
Startup File (User Run)
  • RegistryHelper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Registry Helper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Registry Helper\RegistryHelper.Exe" /boot.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • RegistryHelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Registry Helper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Registry Helper\RegistryHelper.Exe" /boot.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

RegistryHelperService.exe
Memory:2.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000778414%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005250%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002534%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Registry Helper?

Quickly and completely remove Registry Helper from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Registry Helper from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Registry Helper, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Registry Helper.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.90%
Windows 8 20.63%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Windows XP 6.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.35%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.58% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 22.58%
  Canada 17.74%
  United States 11.29%
  Australia 6.45%
  Belgium 6.45%
  Netherlands 6.45%
  Sweden 6.45%
  South Africa 6.45%
  Switzerland 4.84%
  Ireland 3.23%
  Germany 1.61%
  DK 1.61%
  Spain 1.61%
  Italy 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.29%
Acer 30.36%
Dell 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
GIGABYTE 5.36%
Intel 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Lenovo 1.79%
MSI 1.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.69%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2010ch... 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2260ea 1.69%

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