What is PlaxoHelper.exe? Is PlaxoHelper.exe spyware or a virus?

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Process name: Plaxo Basic

Product: Plaxo Personal Assistant

Company: Plaxo (plaxo.com)

File: PlaxoHelper.exe


An add-on for several email clients and part of the Plaxo Personal Assistant software, Plaxo Helper is a cloud-based contact synchronization tool. Launched with your email client, Plaxo appears as a toolbar and can be set to not display. It synchronizes your address book across several contacts and can be accessed from multiple computers. Founded in 2002, Plaxo based its business model on cloud based contact management. Plaxo was acquired by Comcast in 2008. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/plaxohelper.exe.html 
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Users Opinions

Average user rating of PlaxoHelper.exe: based on 12 votes. Read also the 9 reviews.

  • 41 users ask for this file. 8 users rated it as not dangerous. One user rated it as not so dangerous. One user rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about PlaxoHelper.exe:
Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Outlook  See also: Link
Central controlling process for Plaxo, a web based vcard service that integrates with Outlook  See also: Link Dennis L
Email contact organizer. Keeps contacts updated automatically Nate
Address book syncronizer  See also: Link Jimmy
Plaxo is a contact manager software  See also: Link Dane Jones
Plaxo. As others have stated, its safe and is needed with outlook  See also: Link Darrin
Causes sytem freezes and apparetnly self-installs and updates without your approval. Basically a viral file!!
Plaxohelper allows plaxoonline service to be integrated with outlook and outlook express  See also: Link Timothy D
Exploited by vicious SEARCHQU browser hijack JWP

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