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60% of PCs block this file from running.
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17.0.1.181 0.22%
16.0.3.51 11.66%
16.0.2.32 9.87%
16.0.1.18 9.42%
16.0.0.282 31.39%
15.0.6.14 16.14%
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15.0.1.13 1.57%
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12.0.1.599 0.22%
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RPSHELLSEARCH.dll

RealPlayer (32-bit) by RealNetworks (Signed)

Remove RPSHELLSEARCH.dll
Version:   16.0.3.51
MD5:   4fcf1cb904f68f3de35c77b2cc693ebd
SHA1:   b7dac7048d594569d3313dcae9915ab9eb147b7a
SHA256:   7594067a3dda4877a12de1b3bcce42e982f982d08bc7e5717de11b3e28e88288

What is RPSHELLSEARCH.dll?

RealPlayer Search Shell Extension 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 RPSHELLSEARCH.dll (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:rpshellsearch.dll
Publisher:RealNetworks, Inc.
Product name:RealPlayer (32-bit)
Description:RealPlayer Search Shell Extension
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\rpshellsearch.dll
File version:16.0.3.51
Size:44.13 KB (45,184 bytes)
Build date:8/14/2013 5:15 PM
Certificate
Issued to:RealNetworks
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Sunday, August 15, 2010
Expiration date:Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Digital DNA
Entropy:5.718909
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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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.
RealNetworks, Inc.
6% remove
RealPlayer Cloud enables you to move, watch and share your videos. When you share videos with friends and family they’ll be able to play them on any device or operating system, without downloading the RealPlayer Cloud app. No more worrying about formatting or converting videos, or carrying HDMI and USB cables to connect devices to each other to watch videos. It just works. Upload videos of any format to the cloud and they are automat...
Skype Technologies S.A.
12% remove
To ensure a consistent Skype experience no matter what device you use we have updated the behavior for video messaging access points when a contact is offline and the share (plus button) menu. When a contact is offline, the video call button will now display as greyed out rather than showing the video message button. The share menu includes the send video messaging option for both online and offline contacts. We also decided to remove t...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Search handler
  • RealSearch

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.69%
Windows 8 Pro 6.54%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.23%
Windows 8 4.58%
Windows 7 Professional 3.27%
Windows 8.1 2.61%
Windows Vista Business 1.31%
Windows XP Professional 1.31%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.65%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.65%
Windows Se7en Titan 0.65%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.65%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.65%
Windows 7 Home Basic 0.65%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.65%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 62.67% of RealPlayer (32-bit) .

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 25.27%
Hewlett-Packard 22.53%
Acer 10.99%
Lenovo 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 5.49%
Intel 4.40%
GIGABYTE 3.30%
Compaq 3.30%
ASUS 3.30%
NEC 2.20%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Sahara 1.10%
Gateway 1.10%
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