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What does the PlaxoHelper_en.exe file do?

The PlaxoHelper_en.exe process is also known as Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express and is a part of Plaxo Integration for Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express or, as the case may be, Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express. This software is produced by Plaxo (www.plaxo.com). An obsolete or defective version of PlaxoHelper_en.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about PlaxoHelper_en.exe PlaxoHelper_en.exe

PlaxoHelper_en.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file PlaxoHelper_en.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 366,663 bytes (33% of all these files), 369,223 bytes or, as the case may be, 297,543 bytes.
Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: Run). The PlaxoHelper_en file is not part of the Windows operating system. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. PlaxoHelper_en.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 46% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A PlaxoHelper_en.exe file has a 44% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 2,074,512 bytes. This PlaxoHelper_en.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run). PlaxoHelper_en.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. PlaxoHelper_en.exe is capable of monitor other applications.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves PlaxoHelper_en.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about PlaxoHelper_en?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall Plaxo Integration for Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express or Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express

PlaxoHelper_en.exe PlaxoHelper_en.exe fix

To remove PlaxoHelper_en.exe from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Plaxo Integration for Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express or Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Windows Mail, Windows Live Mail, and Outlook Express in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if PlaxoHelper_en.exe (PlaxoHelper_en.exe) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of PlaxoHelper_en.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PlaxoHelper_en.exe or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or PlaxoHelper_en.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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