Protection    
Description    
helpdatad is a system daemon that supports the Mac OS X help system. It is, for instance, responsible for putting the blue search box inside the application help menus. It has occasionally been reported as being malware due to high CPU or memory usage but this seems unlikely to be the case.
Operating system    
Apple / Mac OS X
File path    
/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/HelpData.framework/Versions/A/Resources/helpdatad
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