What does the RCHelper.exe file do?
The RCHelper.exe process is also known as Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler or, as the case may be, RegClean Expert Scheduler and is a part of Registry Repair Wizard or, as the case may be, Registry Clean Expert. This software is produced by SmartPCTools (www.smartpctools.com) or, as the case may be, CleanMyPC Software (www.registry-cleaner.net). An obsolete or defective version of RCHelper.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RCHelper.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RCHelper.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RCHelper.exe Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler
RCHelper.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. RCHelper.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,540,352 bytes (28% of all these files), 1,401,096 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. This RCHelper program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). RCHelper.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This RCHelper program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). RCHelper.exe is capable of record keystrokes, make itself undetectable by other programs as well as Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 35% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A RCHelper.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 7,680 bytes. The file does not supply any version information or other description. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The RCHelper file is not part of the Windows operating system. RCHelper.exe is capable of log keyboard entries, hides its presence from system tools as well as Change the behavior of 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 RCHelper.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 RCHelper?
|It display ads without informing user if he wants to run it or not |
Summary: One user judges RCHelper.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. For this reason, one user has already deleted RCHelper.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Registry Repair Wizard or Registry Clean Expert
To remove Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Registry Repair Wizard or Registry Clean Expert in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if RCHelper.exe (Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler) 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 Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Registry Repair Wizard Scheduler 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 RCHelper.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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.