What is Wandershare Helper Compact?

  john bunyan 10:23 23 Nov 14
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Whilst checking my start up programmes I found on called Wandershare Helper Compact.exe - in Programmer files(x86)/Common ...

The only recent change was an I Tunes update. Does anyone know what this is - should I stop it at start up. Not showing in Programmes and features in Control panel. Windows 7 64 bit with Avast and Malawarebytes Pro.

  john bunyan 10:28 23 Nov 14

Sorry - Wondershare , not as spelled above.

  john bunyan 10:31 23 Nov 14

It seems to be a Google product - seems haemless.

  john bunyan 10:32 23 Nov 14

My spelling hopeless today! Seems harmless!!!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:37 23 Nov 14
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Part of Wondershare video converter

looks like you downloaded and installed it as part of another package i.e. Itunes (I hate this underhand method of getting programs foisted on us)

I would uninstall it any programs loading on start are using unnecessary resources and thus slowing your machine.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:40 23 Nov 14

Turns out its part of several Wondershare programs all of which you probably don't want.

  john bunyan 11:04 23 Nov 14

*Fruit Bat /\0/*

Thanks; I will start by disabling it at start up. As it does not show in "Programmes and features" I will , after a few days, manually remove the elements.

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