6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 19.59%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.29%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.58%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 9.94%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 68.42%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.58%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.58%



Runtime Broker by Microsoft Corporation (Signed)

Remove RuntimeBroker.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.


There are 7 versions of runtimebroker.exe in the wild, the latest version being 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). runtimebroker.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The average file size is about 31.19 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Microsoft Corporation by Microsoft Corporation. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0050% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 11.63 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 23.95 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 3.92 KB per minute for reads and 679 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is runtimebroker.exe?

Windows Runtime Broker, part of Windows 8 is a separate process that handles the security permission of separated processes like sensors or cameras. Access to Windows APIs is monitored at runtime by the Runtime Broker, which prevents programs from violating core security of Windows.

About runtimebroker.exe (from Microsoft Corporation)

Windows Runtime, or WinRT, is a cross-platform application architecture on the Windows 8 operating system. WinRT supports development in C++/CX (Component Extensions, a language based on C++) and the


File name:runtimebroker.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Runtime Broker
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\runtimebroker.exe
Issued to:Microsoft Corporation
Authority (CA):Microsoft Corporation
Expiration date:Tuesday, July 9, 2013

VersionsAll file variations of runtimebroker.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
2f65c548322123b479616dfa8238770a 2aaf41606ae1b191ab235e8b599c08ed208fc2b7 31.82 KB
8998a4837a47f16f27000c0a61efc90d c81964ee406584fa6c7804709a073aaec95d3223 29.22 KB
6d8f84d23869f13b4992cf64d1175f4e f9e283f15dcb398774a6f7c3af0327993dbd4116 31.74 KB
ad3a07febb3b9f0110c90c26fc95e029 770b34a807327268aefc5d4cd200cb5d0a40c196 29.11 KB
30454c0337f045e79c2906e9dc039cc5 30ef2ce943c49c254f9096a646fac32810658a7b 32.72 KB
cb5810c10ff13891627481049ff705b6 7b199b41bffe10def7b0397ab2e98fedbc06c684 33.68 KB
7448c3bbfa0259aae70e058de57fa506 aa6769e1335d059a2e7755a091513b10b2cbb066 30.07 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 8 Pro 30.97%
Windows 8 28.91%
Windows 8.1 10.91%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 10.91%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.31%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.83%
Windows 8 Enterprise 2.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.47%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.47%
Windows 8 Release Preview 1.18%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.59%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.59%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 0.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview 0.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro Preview with Media Center 0.29%
Windows 8 Pro N 0.29%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 43.88% of Runtime Broker.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 20.80%
ASUS 15.90%
Toshiba 14.07%
Dell 12.23%
Acer 11.31%
Lenovo 8.56%
Sony 8.56%
Intel 2.45%
Alienware 0.92%
Samsung 0.92%
Medion 0.61%
American Megatrends 0.61%
MSI 0.61%
Packard Bell 0.31%
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