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The .exe extension on a filename indicates an exe cutable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the rpdsvc.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.
Rpdsvc.exe file information
Description: Rpdsvc.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The rpdsvc.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:Program Files (x86)" (common is C:Program Files (x86)RealRealPlayerRPDSBin). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,141,848 bytes (30% of all occurrences), 987,408 bytes and 9 more variants .
The process runs as service, and the service name is RealTimes Desktop. The service enables RealCloud service for RealTimes and provides media streaming to other RealTimes devices.
The program has no visible window. Rpdsvc.exe is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The program uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. Therefore the technical security rating is 50% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rpdsvc.exe. Therefore, you should check the rpdsvc.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.
Summary: Average user rating of rpdsvc.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks rpdsvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. 2 users don't grade rpdsvc.exe ("not sure about it").
Best practices for resolving rpdsvc issues
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with rpdsvc. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1 cleanmgr and 2 sfc /scannow, 3 uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4 msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5 Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.