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Program info

Estimated safety rating


syntphelper.exe is a program which is probably NOT a virus or malware. So, if syntphelper.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is probably ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to purchase a well-known antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend your system against viruses and malware.

Executable file path

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

The default filename and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPHelper.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this program is 9541b7298fed15d33575797aa1ab4a86.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 64 bit executable file


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

File description

 Synaptics Pointing Device Helper

The description stored in the program is Synaptics Pointing Device Helper.

File version 17Sep15

File version extracted from the file 17Sep15.


 Synaptics Incorporated

Company name Synaptics Incorporated.


 Copyright (C) Synaptics Incorporated 1996-2015

Legal copyright Copyright (C) Synaptics Incorporated 1996-2015.

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


syntphelper.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean programs are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature found in syntphelper.exe checks out perfectly. This is excellent.

Certifier name

 Synaptics Incorporated

Digital certificate name: Synaptics Incorporated

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


This program does NOT have a removal routine set up in registry.