Spotify by Spotify AB (Signed)

Remove SpotifyWebHelper.exe


spotifywebhelper.exe has 18 known versions, the most recent one is spotifywebhelper.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 1.08 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to Spotify AB by the certification authority COMODO CA Limited. Numerous variations of spotifywebhelper.exe have been installed with both Equalify v2.2.1 (Stable) and Spotify. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0003% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.48 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 6.46 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 44 Bytes per minute for reads and 2 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is spotifywebhelper.exe?

This is the embedded web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox) add-in of Spotify that detects when a user clicks on a spotify music link on the web and then openes the Spotify desktop program. Users can access applications integrated in the Spotify desktop client, written in HTML5. Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service offering digitally restricted streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels.

About spotifywebhelper.exe (from Spotify AB)

Think of Spotify as your new music collection. Your library. Only this time your collection is vast: millions of tracks and counting. Spotify comes in all shapes and sizes, available for your PC, Mac,


File name:spotifywebhelper.exe
Publisher:Spotify Ltd
Product name:Spotify
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\spotify\data\spotifywebhelper.exe
Issued to:Spotify AB
Authority (CA):COMODO CA Limited
Effective date:Thursday, September 27, 2012
Expiration date:Monday, September 28, 2015

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Spotify.)
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Spotify AB
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Spotify is a Swedish music streaming service offering digitally restricted streaming of selected music from a range of major and independent record labels, including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and ...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of spotifywebhelper.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Spotify Web Helper' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe"

VersionsAll file variations of spotifywebhelper.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
25d88e97b23fd208c07fa65c6a870e0b d5a6187b909a7c108e1e97debd8f10f5f2266146 1.12 MB
3b6060d03fe2d982ac7f4c2ce1d4fd76 182fbc1290911bc7b994a10e340c8ba5d340e75b 1.12 MB
f6041a72058add22166c31b5fd5e919c 1.12 MB
270b6bffde7a8199dfeb9735bbb1918f b00d71806bf2cf715c8b4d3be40543bb33d7234f 1.12 MB
92f0c2f900fa70f2b614fedcd59832da 1ed5fd6c134d4b3eb5266bcc114d64f0b7cd114a 1.09 MB
6b6b7e9192854fd8812d3b0caef6f0fe de253396659d3d7397bcc35146dff5c9f2e9c0df 1.09 MB
7f4c503768ab9cec818ca63c41aeb736 c13a4a98cef27ba1d5d179ac8504ed04c6c47cb4 1.09 MB
dd9eae1c80561c509a8b8801e16baa38 81a1fa2f6030972d5c839a5ba3c0a62e22639f85 1.05 MB
7f27323e0ba892b12c52e686e09f39d6 06fd8e7c42dc15acefb6dbec7acfff0fdb0dc7b4 1.05 MB
f10adb851ef1bd5144fe6d1691cd7576 59b1667d680ddace67f4f41c8acea4b7d1c8dd57 1.05 MB
c13b070269c739baf80e271f5c914906 2149170c97c0354afdb0ae085610ceb0a2d24dad 1.05 MB
3a69182a473527501abab379d2b2fc2d a004eecd8df1af4dbf905662aba4d91232af44ff 1.05 MB
d40b8cf041c9210d5be675b8fecaab19 6dd2e62208317049ee292f7adb02c4f2d769d36f 1.05 MB
55e4afb9839805cc95600fdd0b0a93ff a98cc60672623d462ee9d500cc99a2d56470afcf 1.05 MB
c84933011f01a3c9f8133b1ec157376d 4b0b2b25da58f6ee830c77bcce2c1acb1daf5630 1.05 MB
1018de129f3a1d28654fd801d3fca4e1 0523817d5f3fabbce25a081d64f1489e9d319268 1.05 MB
7d384d0f31cb8854f50677599a041774 f8acd05ea2edc39065547a144e9be2cc49882d4f 1.14 MB
8fedbe7a5d3e5f91fd4b96dafa4dd197 54bb3a2a17e1693c58f33c8c3bb32ea88790a208 1.14 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.38%
Windows 8 Pro 9.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.90%
Windows 8 6.16%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.48%
Windows 7 Professional 5.48%
Windows Vista Business 4.11%
Windows 8.1 3.42%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.37%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.37%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 1.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium N 1.37%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.68%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.68%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 50.68% of Spotify.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 26.57%
Hewlett-Packard 20.98%
Lenovo 15.38%
Acer 10.49%
ASUS 8.39%
Toshiba 8.39%
MSI 4.20%
Samsung 2.80%
Intel 2.80%
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