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51% remove it49% keep it
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3.0.252 0.20%
3.0.250 0.20%
3.0.237 7.21%
3.0.234 0.40%
3.0.227 0.20%
3.0.214 3.01%

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Registry Helper

What is Registry Helper?

This is 'registry cleaner' is supposed to optimize a computer by removing invalid registry entries as well as provides some additional utilities.

About  (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


Registry Helper is a program developed by SafeApp Software. The most used version is 3.0.237, with over 8% of all installations currently using this version. 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 14 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 17% of users of Registry Helper come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Installs a Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Registry Helper.
uninst.exe (e976c40a1621b88001a4914d6e87842b) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Norman 10.20140107 W32/FakeAV.AA!genr
Prevx 3.0 Medium Risk Malware
SUPERAntiSpyware 10859 Trojan.Agent/Gen-FakeAV
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 Adware/BetterInternet.hu
RegistryHelperService.exe (72047b37d41fb8184a159dc6a747d123) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 4.8.1351.0 Win32:Malware-gen
Avast5 5.0.677.0 Win32:Malware-gen
G Data 22 Win32:Malware-gen

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
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
  • RegistryHelperActivator.exe - Registry Helper Activator
  • RegistryHelperService.exe - Registry Helper (Registry Helper Service)
  • IEHandler.exe - IE Handlerv (IE Handler)
  • AdvisorLetters.exe - Registry Helper Advisor Letter
  • uninst.exe
  • Registry Helper Screen Saver Setup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • 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

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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Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.88%
Windows 8 27.54%
Windows Vista 6.99%
Windows XP 3.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.84%
Windows 8.1 11.07%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.85%
Windows 8 8.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.44% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 17.44%
  Canada 14.29%
  Australia 12.18%
  Germany 7.98%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  Belgium 5.67%
  France 4.83%
  Sweden 4.41%
  United States 4.20%
  DK 3.99%
  South Africa 3.78%
  Ireland 3.36%
  Norway 2.73%
  Switzerland 1.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.72%
Acer 19.03%
Dell 14.20%
Toshiba 11.78%
ASUS 8.76%
Lenovo 4.83%
Samsung 3.93%
Medion 1.21%
Intel 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.61%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.01%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 1.81%
Acer Aspire E1-531 1.81%


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