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What is SpotifyWebHelper.exe?

SpotifyWebHelper.exe is digitally signed by Spotify Ltd.

SpotifyWebHelper.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Users\roka\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about SpotifyWebHelper.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

SpotifyWebHelper.exe does not have any version or vendor information.

Digital signatures [?]

This file has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameSpotify Ltd
Certificate issuer nameUTN-USERFirst-Object
Certificate serial number00adbcf58aaf0f7c8322d888e3062b1155

VirusTotal report

None of the 47 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the SpotifyWebHelper.exe file.

None of the 47 anti-virus programs detected the SpotifyWebHelper.exe file.

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Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to spotifywebhelper.exe:

spotifywebhelper.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

spotifywebhelper.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

spotifywebhelper.exe has stopped working.

End Program - spotifywebhelper.exe. This program is not responding.

spotifywebhelper.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

spotifywebhelper.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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User vote results: There were 23 votes to remove and 6 votes to keep

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Roger Karlsson writes

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SpotifyWebHelper.exe comes with Spotify and is a legitimate file. SpotifyWebHelper's purpose is to allow users to open up and play Spotify's music directly from the web. SpotifyWebHelper.exe runs in the background even though Spotify is not running.

If you want to disable this background process, you can do so from Spotify's settings:

Start Spotify - Edit - Preferences .. - Uncheck "Allow Spotify to be started from the web".

Did this answer your questions about SpotifyWebHelper.exe?

# 4 Sep 2012, 23:59

Danny Crumbie writes

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You been taking ten dollar from my checking acc. and I had to reboot my phone. I have you back on it and you are asking for more money. my number is 432-880-0934

# 24 Oct 2015, 15:27

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