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60% of PCs block this file from running.
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RealPlayer (32-bit) by RealNetworks (Signed)

MD5:   337c944e2e8f7e7666098d152b924a07
SHA1:   c54f26da0023f81acded8a86b4373e83836b9178


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


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:
Size:57.13 KB (58,496 bytes)
Build date:9/25/2013 3:51 PM
Issued to:RealNetworks
Authority (CA):Thawte
Effective date:Sunday, August 15, 2010
Expiration date:Tuesday, August 16, 2011
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File packed:No
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RealNetworks, Inc.
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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...


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%
Compaq 3.30%
ASUS 3.30%
NEC 2.20%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Sahara 1.10%
Gateway 1.10%
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