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60%
60% of PCs block this file from running.
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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:   15.0.6.14
MD5:   a73731a0b0a165907799e9afb461f856
SHA1:   3c5af46aa972ecfdcd3b2433cd1665a194c8b63e
SHA256:   e6238656ad6eae8b398ca3ed5ae81285826bb62f3af6846924e0ee5f7810f0d6

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:15.0.6.14
Size:289.16 KB (296,096 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

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
RealNetworks, Inc.
27% remove
RealPlayer is 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 versions of RealAudio and RealVideo formats. The software is powered by an underlying open source media engine called Helix.

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:0.02413383%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.01635593%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00777790%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:4,136,088 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:2,012,831/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:4/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:2.41 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):1.02 MB
Private (minimum):201.22 KB
Non-paged memory:2.41 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:68.2 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):76.1 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:588.7 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):5.41 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:314,169/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:4.31 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:3/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:38 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:13.23 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:442/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:6
12
Handles:331
600
GUI GDI count:9
103
GUI GDI peak:10
142
GUI USER count:11
49
GUI USER peak:14
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

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

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
realsched.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.04210657%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.02925060%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.01285597%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:1,021,722/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:1/sec
79/sec
Memory:312 KB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.00005090%
Kernel CPU:0.00005090%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:512/sec
Memory:1.23 MB

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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