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Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

16.0.3.51 9.89%
16.0.2.32 4.56%
16.0.1.18 6.08%
16.0.0.282 32.32%
15.0.6.14 21.67%
15.0.5.109 11.03%
15.0.4.53 4.18%
15.0.2.72 1.14%
15.0.1.13 1.90%
12.0.1.669 0.38%
12.0.1.666 3.04%
12.0.1.647 0.38%
12.0.1.633 0.38%
12.0.1.609 0.38%
0.1.1.868 0.38%
0.1.1.831 0.38%
0.1.1.137 0.76%
0.1.0.4279 1.14%

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advapi32.dll
RegDeleteValueA, FreeSid, RegEnumKeyA, RegCreateKeyA, RegSetValueA, RegQueryValueA, RegDeleteKeyA, RegCreateKeyExA, RegSetValueExA, RegEnumKeyExA, RegNotifyChangeKeyValue, RegOpenKeyExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegOpenKeyA, RegCloseKey, RegCreateKeyW, RegSetValueW, RegOpenKeyW, RegQueryValueW
gdi32.dll
GetDeviceCaps
kernel32.dll
DllMain, GetVersionExA, GetCurrentThreadId, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, SetEvent, OpenEventA, TerminateThread, SuspendThread, ResumeThread, FormatMessageA, WaitForMultipleObjects, LocalFree, LocalUnlock, LocalLock, LocalAlloc, Sleep, CreateThread, InterlockedExchange, MultiByteToWideChar, WideCharToMultiByte, RaiseException, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, SizeofResource, LockResource, LoadResource, FindResourceA, FindResourceExA, GetVersion, lstrlenW, FindCloseChangeNotification, FindFirstChangeNotificationA, GetExitCodeThread, CompareStringA, CompareStringW, LoadLibraryW, ReleaseMutex, CreateMutexA, GetDriveTypeA, FileTimeToSystemTime, FileTimeToLocalFileTime, SystemTimeToFileTime, EnterCriticalSection, LeaveCriticalSection, GetModuleHandleExA, GetSystemInfo, GetModuleFileNameA, FindClose, GetDiskFreeSpaceA, WaitForSingleObject, FindFirstFileA, FindNextFileA, RemoveDirectoryA, DeleteFileA, GetFileSize, CreateFileA, GetFileAttributesA, CreateDirectoryA, GetTempPathA, MoveFileA, GetTickCount, UnmapViewOfFile, MapViewOfFile, CreateFileMappingA, GetTempFileNameA, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, SetCurrentDirectoryA, GetCurrentDirectoryA, SetProcessWorkingSetSize, GetCurrentProcess, WriteFile, GetThreadContext, VirtualQuery, IsBadWritePtr, GetCurrentProcessId, OpenProcess, SetFilePointer, GlobalMemoryStatus, GetLocaleInfoA, SetStdHandle, LCMapStringW, LCMapStringA, ReadFile, GetStringTypeW, GetStringTypeA, GetEnvironmentStringsW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStrings, FreeEnvironmentStringsA, GetStdHandle, SetHandleCount, GetTimeZoneInformation, UnhandledExceptionFilter, TlsGetValue, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, SetLastError, TlsAlloc, QueryPerformanceCounter, VirtualFree, HeapCreate, HeapDestroy, HeapSize, TerminateProcess, SetEndOfFile, ResetEvent, FindNextChangeNotification, LoadLibraryA, GetProcAddress, FreeLibrary, CreateEventA, GetLastError, CloseHandle, CreateProcessA, SetErrorMode, FlushFileBuffers, IsBadReadPtr, IsBadCodePtr, SetEnvironmentVariableA, GetProcessHeap, GetFullPathNameA, GetWindowsDirectoryA, SetEnvironmentVariableW, GetFileType, PeekNamedPipe, GetFileInformationByHandle, GetCPInfo, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, ExitProcess, VirtualProtect, VirtualAlloc, ExitThread, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, GetTimeFormatA, GetDateFormatA, GetModuleHandleA, GetStartupInfoA, GetCommandLineA, RtlUnwind, HeapReAlloc, SetFileAttributesA, GetACP, GetOEMCP
ole32.dll
CreateClassMoniker, CoRevokeClassObject, CoRegisterClassObject, CoInitializeEx, GetRunningObjectTable, CoUninitialize
setupapi.dll
SetupDiGetClassDevsW, SetupDiEnumDeviceInfo, SetupDiDeleteDeviceInfo, SetupDiDestroyDeviceInfoList, CM_Get_Parent, CM_Get_Device_ID_Size, CM_Get_Device_IDW, SetupDiGetDeviceInstanceIdW
shell32.dll
SHGetFolderPathW, SHGetFolderPathA, SHCreateDirectoryExA, SHCreateDirectoryExW
shlwapi.dll
PathGetDriveNumberW, PathAppendA, PathAddBackslashA, PathAppendW, PathAddBackslashW
user32.dll
CharPrevA, CharNextA, RegisterWindowMessageA, ReleaseDC, GetClassInfoExA, UnregisterClassA, SetWindowsHookExA, GetMessageA, TranslateMessage, DispatchMessageA, GetClassInfoA, RegisterClassA, GetSystemMetrics, CreateWindowExA, DefWindowProcA, PostQuitMessage, SetTimer, KillTimer, DestroyWindow, PostThreadMessageA, FindWindowA, PostMessageA, IsWindow, SendMessageA, GetDC, RegisterClassExA, UnhookWindowsHookEx
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoA, VerQueryValueA

realsched.exe

RealPlayer (32-bit) by RealNetworks (Signed)

Remove realsched.exe
Version:   15.0.1.13
MD5:   4f8dd1cea5412541283f1e9ee02f7ab2
SHA1:   f55cb954f91008fcbc58a7f146be06d9d2f600af
SHA256:   ce26220f5d0fc3dd678f496b8c1a922aed0274f388a2eb4c6664190dac159ea1

What is realsched.exe?

RealNetworks Scheduler
RealUpgrade Launcher is part of RealPlayer, by RealNetworks, a cross-platform software product primarily used for the playing of recorded media. The media player is compatible with numerous formats within the multimedia realm, including MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, Windows Media, and multiple proprietary versions of RealAudio and RealVideo formats.

About realsched.exe (from RealNetworks)

Real brings you RealPlayer, the only solution you’ll need for managing all your music and videos. It’s the best free media player around for enjoying all types of entertainment! You can also transfer

DetailsDetails

File name:realsched.exe
Publisher:RealNetworks, Inc.
Product name:RealPlayer (32-bit)
Description:RealNetworks Scheduler
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\update\realsched.exe
File version:15.0.1.13
Size:289.12 KB (296,056 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:RealNetworks
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Sunday, August 15, 2010
Expiration date:Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.578873
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'TkBellExe' → "C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\update\realsched.exe" -osboot
Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'RPPlayMediaOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'RPPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'RPPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'RPDVDBurningOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'RPDeviceOnArrival'
Scheduled tasks
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask7880094S-1-5-21-2355705715-2703073010-2366679147-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask7880094S-1-5-21-2355705715-2703073010-2366679147-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask90546427S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask90546427S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask8247866S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask8247866S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask7205342S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask7205342S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask56948664S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask56948664S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask425531072S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask425531072S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask41220690S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask41220690S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask408135057S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask408135057S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask3919119S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask3919119S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask361147400S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask361147400S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask343337421S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask343337421S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask341536093S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask341536093S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask336132281S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask336132281S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask333730708S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask333730708S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask310249453S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask310249453S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask303935063S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask303935063S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask291419212S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask291419212S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask28162922S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask28162922S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask2718301S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask2718301S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask2637462S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask2637462S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The task 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask261177731S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask261177731S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'
  • The job 'RealCreateProcessScheduledTask208385667S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000' runs on registration in the path '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask208385667S-1-5-21-1484444706-205473755-680422138-1000'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00141224%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00062427%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00078798%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:101 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:1.67 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):1.63 MB
Private (minimum):230 KB
Non-paged memory:1.67 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:52.04 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):54.2 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:336 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):4.56 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:6
12
Handles:134
600
GUI GDI count:10
103
GUI GDI peak:10
142
GUI USER count:9
49
GUI USER peak:9
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Undefined
Platform:32-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\update\realsched.exe" -startedbyapp
  • "C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\update\realsched.exe" -osboot
Owner:User
Parent processes:

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 15.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.50%
Windows 7 Professional 6.50%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.50%
Windows XP Professional 4.50%
Windows 8 4.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 2.50%
Windows 8 Pro 2.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 1.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 27.27% of RealPlayer (32-bit) .

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Toshiba 36.36%
Dell 14.35%
Hewlett-Packard 11.48%
Sony 11.48%
Acer 11.00%
ASUS 3.83%
Intel 3.83%
Lenovo 2.87%
GIGABYTE 1.91%
Samsung 1.44%
Compaq 0.96%
American Megatrends 0.48%
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