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Should I remove Polycom RealPresence Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,884
United States Rank #23,072
Reach 0.0062%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.87 days
173.24 days >
Average installed length: 91.02 days


VersionDistribution 3.45% 3.45% 14.94% 19.54% 2.30% 20.69% 27.59% 3.45% 1.15% 3.45%

Polycom RealPresence Desktop


Polycom RealPresence Desktop is a program developed by Polycom. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 20.84 MB (21,855,556 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 49% of users of Polycom RealPresence Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.polycom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Polycom\RealPresence Desktop\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8BE13AF9-8D86-4B44-9843-2533589A01CB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Polycom RealPresence Desktop

  • video_decoder.dll - Polycom Buzz Codec Test App (Video Decoder Dynamic Link Library)
  • video_encoder.dll - video_encoder Dynamic Link Library
  • libsasl.dll (by Carnegie Mellon University) - Carnegie Mellon University SASL (CMU SASL API v2)
  • NAudio.WindowsMediaFormat.dll - NAudio.WindowsMediaFormat
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • RealPresenceDesktop.exe - RealPresenceDesktop
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • RPDLogCollector.exe - RPDLogCollector
  • log4cxx.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache log4cxx
  • UpdateModule.dll - UpdateModule
  • NAudio.dll (by Mark Heath) - NAudio
  • CallControl.dll
  • FCtrl.dll
  • g711Codec.dll
  • g719MonoCodec.dll
  • g719StereoCodec.dll
  • g722Codec.dll
  • g728PolycomCodec.dll
  • g729abCodec.dll
  • g729aCodec.dll
  • iLBCCodec.dll
  • libxml2.dll
  • LoggingServerDll.dll
  • MediaProcessor.dll
  • SacLprCodec.dll
  • Siren22LPR_R1.dll
  • siren22MonoCodec.dll
  • siren22StereoCodec.dll
  • sirenCodec.dll
  • SpeechDetector.dll
  • SVCDLib.dll
  • SVCELib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • RealPresenceDesktop.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'RealPresenceDesktop' and executes as C:\Program Files\Polycom\RealPresence Desktop\RealPresenceDesktop.exe /startRPD.

How do I remove Polycom RealPresence Desktop?

Quickly and completely remove Polycom RealPresence Desktop from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Polycom RealPresence Desktop from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Polycom RealPresence Desktop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Polycom RealPresence Desktop.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.37%
Windows 8 35.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.05%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.90%
Windows 8.1 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.60%
  France 9.35%
  Austria 2.80%
  India 2.80%
  Brazil 2.80%
  Chile 1.87%
  Spain 1.87%
  Canada 1.87%
  Saudi Arabia 1.87%
  United Kingdom 1.87%
  Uruguay 1.87%
  Mexico 1.87%
  DK 1.87%
  Belgium 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 26.39%
Lenovo 23.61%
Toshiba 5.56%
Samsung 5.56%
ASUS 2.78%
Acer 2.78%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 2.38%
HP ProBook 6570b 2.38%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C65... 2.38%
Sony SVF14213CLB 1.19%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 1.19%


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