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Program info

Estimated safety rating


syntphelper.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if syntphelper.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to use a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to yourself your PC against potential security problems.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe

Usually, the default filename and directory where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 14d8911ca3b6d42e8af38d6999cade12.

Is running as a service


This program is NOT registered as a Windows service. This is very good.

Is a 64 bit executable file


64-bit code has been detected. This application can use the full power of a modern computer processor.

File description

 Synaptics Pointing Device Helper

The description present in the exe is Synaptics Pointing Device Helper.

File version

 15.0.17 15Apr10

File version stored as a property 15.0.17 15Apr10.


 Synaptics Incorporated

Company Synaptics Incorporated.


 Copyright (C) Synaptics Incorporated 1996-2010

Intellectual property rights notice Copyright (C) Synaptics Incorporated 1996-2010.

Has valid windows


This exe does NOT have visible windows. This is usually a bad sign.

Digitally signed


syntphelper.exe is digitally signed. Nowadays most serious programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature extracted from syntphelper.exe checks out perfectly. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Synaptics Incorporated

Digitally signed by: Synaptics Incorporated

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2004 CA

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.