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66% remove it34% keep it
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RealUpgrade 1.1

What is RealUpgrade?

RealUpgrade is RealPlayer's update mechanism and automatically installed with the RealPlayer program. It runs in the background of Windows as a scheduled task and will automatically try to connect and get the latest version.


Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed.
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.real.com
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{28C2DED6-325B-4CC7-983A-1777C8F7FBAB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

How do I remove RealUpgrade?

You can uninstall RealUpgrade 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 RealUpgrade 1.1, 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 RealUpgrade.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 6%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows XP 31.25%
Windows 10 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
ASUS 13.33%
Acer 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
Samsung 6.67%

About RealNetworks

RealNetworks is a provider of Internet media delivery software and services and is the creator of RealPlayer, a media player, RealDownloader, a download manager, RealAudio, a compressed audio format as well as RealVideo, a compressed video format.
Publisher URL: www.realnetworks.com


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