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Should I remove RealPlayer RealTimes?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,155
United States Rank #2,371
Reach 0.1828%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.11 days
298.26 days >
Average installed length: 156.71 days


18.1.9 3.16%
18.1.8 3.30%
18.1.7 10.08%
18.1.6 10.27%
18.1.5 11.16%
18.1.4 18.55%
18.1.3 18.52%
18.1.2 24.96%

RealPlayer RealTimes


RealPlayer RealTimes is a program developed by RealNetworks. The most used version is 18.1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is realplay.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 38.7 MB (40,581,510 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of RealPlayer RealTimes come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.real.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\Update\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.1
Estimated size: 38.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RealPlayer RealTimes

Program executable:realplay.exe
Name:RealPlayer (32-bit)
Path:C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\realplay.exe
Additional files:
  • dunzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading UnZIP DLL
  • wmdmhelper.dll - RealNetworks Products (32-bit) (WMDM PD Helper Plugin)
  • fixrjb.exe - RealNetworks RealPlayer (RealNetworks Fix RJB Application)
  • mmcdda32.dll - RealNetworks CD Extract Component
  • realjbox.exe
  • rphelperapp.exe - RealNetworks Helper Application
  • tnetdtct.dll - RealNetworks Online Utility
  • tsasdk.dll - RealNetworks Utility Services
  • rdsf3260.dll - RealPlayer (32-bit) (Audio Filter Plugin)
  • rpau3260.dll - rpautostream Module
  • rpplugprot.dll - rpplugprot module
  • rpshellsearch.dll - RealPlayer Search Shell Extension
  • rndevicedbbuilder.exe - rndevicedblauncher (RN Device DB Builder)
  • ierjplug.dll - ierjplug Module
  • convert.exe - RealConverter
  • realconverter.exe
  • realcleaner.exe - RealCleaner
  • realtrimmer.exe - RealTrimmer
  • rjbres.dll - RealPlayer (Resources)
  • rjdlg.dll - My Media Component
  • rjprog.dll
  • rjwmapln.dll - Windows Media Audio import plugin
  • rpshell.dll - RealPlayer Shell Extensions
  • mediainfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (All about your audio and video files)
  • openrpc.dll - RealTimes (RealDownloader plugin)
  • rpshellextension.dll (by RealPlayer) - RealPlayer shellextension

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • realplay.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'RPPlayMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'RealPlayer.AutoPlay.6' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • realplay.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1ED53FE-9D0B-4910-9BB6-6DBC4345FBFB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • realplay.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RealTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER.

How do I remove RealPlayer RealTimes?

You can uninstall RealPlayer RealTimes 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program RealPlayer (RealTimes), click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 RealPlayer RealTimes.

Win 10 69%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.47%
Windows 7 30.50%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.84%
Windows 10 Pro 15.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.52%
Windows 7 Professional 7.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.08%
Windows 8.1 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.48%
  Italy 6.22%
  Germany 4.35%
  France 3.96%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  Canada 2.33%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Netherlands 1.24%
  Spain 1.03%
  Saudi Arabia 0.97%
  Egypt 0.68%
  Singapore 0.62%
  Japan 0.54%
  Belgium 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.78%
Dell 21.39%
Acer 14.88%
ASUS 9.99%
Toshiba 7.19%
Lenovo 5.31%
Samsung 4.04%
Intel 1.06%
Medion 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.59%
ASUS All Series 4.48%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
HP HP Notebook 3.67%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.10%


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