What is BEHelper.exe?

BEHelper.exe is part of Browser Extensions and developed by S.p.i.g.o.t, I.n.c. according to the BEHelper.exe version information.

BEHelper.exe's description is "Browser Extensions Helper"

BEHelper.exe is digitally signed by Spigot, Inc..

BEHelper.exe is usually located in the 'c:\users\%USERNAME%\appdata\roaming\browserextensions\' folder.

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

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on BEHelper.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameBrowser Extensions
Company nameS.p.i.g.o.t, I.n.c.
File descriptionBrowser Extensions Helper
Internal nameCouponsHelper
Legal copyright2013 - 2014 (c) Spigot, Inc. All rights reserved.
Product version 2, 3, 0, 5
File version 2, 3, 0, 5

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameBrowser Extensions
Company nameS.p.i.g.o.t, I.n.c.
File descriptionBrowser Extensions Helper
Internal nameCouponsHelper
Legal copyright2013 - 2014 (c) Spigot, Inc. All ri..
Product version 2, 3, 0, 5
File version 2, 3, 0, 5

Digital signatures [?]

BEHelper.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameSpigot, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number494ff8e91607158cd480b23c615cff8b

VirusTotal report

None of the 54 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the BEHelper.exe file.

None of the 54 anti-virus programs detected the BEHelper.exe file.

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5aa5467b50056e3d11c6f1d5bc2774e56
SHA25613537de914f9d647461f4e01ec22dcd8e2b67318c35c982f4b54605af4eec549

Error Messages

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

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

behelper.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.

Browser Extensions Helper has stopped working.

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

behelper.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with BEHelper.exe. 95% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 393 users.

User vote results: There were 372 votes to remove and 21 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Comments

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.

Donald M Dattler writes

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Lavasoft Identified it as infected with virus adaware.puqv and removed it requiring a reboot.

# 12 Nov 2014, 7:57

Roger Karlsson writes

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A few of the anti-virus programs are now detecting the file:

* GData Win32.Adware.Spigot.A 20141218
* Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Spigot.A 20141218
* TrendMicro-HouseCall Suspicious_GEN.F47V1115 20141218

# 19 Dec 2014, 6:23

Edward Jayes writes

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BEHelper.exe identified by Panda Security 2015

# 23 Mar 2015, 23:20

Wlodek Gdanski writes

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BEHelper.exe identified by Bitdefender

# 28 May 2015, 23:23

Jacques Platenkamp writes

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Hi there,
My virusscanner (Kaspersky) recognised BEhelper.exe as a thread and couldnot block it. I have tried to remove it but without success.

# 3 Nov 2015, 2:03

karan writes

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Hey, I have uninstalled the BEhelper from my control panel and from my c drive but i'am still able to see it in my startup process. It's disable but I don't know how to remove it from there.

# 4 Jul 2016, 6:26

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