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Should I remove Remote Graphics Receiver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #970
United States Rank #471
Reach 0.7166%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.25 days
508.88 days >
Average installed length: 267.38 days


6.0.4 0.01%
6.0.3 0.02%
6.0.2 0.01%
6.0.0 0.03%
5.4.8 0.02%
5.4.7 0.08%
5.4.6 0.05%
5.4.5 95.87%
5.4.2 1.91%
5.3.2 1.98%
5.3 0.01%

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Remote Graphics Receiver

What is Remote Graphics Receiver?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

HP Remote Graphics Software (RGS) is an outstanding remote desktop tool for workstation users and their 2D and 3D graphics and data intensive applications. This advanced tool allows users to access and share the desktop of a remote workstation over a standard network. All applications run natively on the remote worksta...  Read more


Remote Graphics Receiver is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 5.4.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named rgreceiver.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 31.28 MB (32,795,397 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 79% of users of Remote Graphics Receiver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/go/rgs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Remote Graphics Receiver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{16FC3056-90C0-4757-8A68-64D8DA846ADA}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 31.28 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Graphics Receiver

Program executable:rgreceiver.exe
Name:HP Remote Graphics
HP Remote Graphics Receiver
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\remote graphics receiver\rgreceiver.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • glacier234.dll (by ZeroC) - Ice (Glacier2 DLL)
  • ice34.dll (by ZeroC) - Ice Core DLL
  • icessl34.dll - IceSSL DLL
  • iceutil34.dll - Ice Utilities DLL
  • icexml34.dll - IceXML DLL
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • bzip2.dll
  • hprclipboard.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rgreceiver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Remote Graphics Receiver\rgreceiver.exe'.

How do I remove Remote Graphics Receiver?

You can uninstall Remote Graphics Receiver 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 Remote Graphics Receiver, 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 Remote Graphics Receiver.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.86%
Windows 10 13.78%
Windows XP 0.32%
Windows Vista 0.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 77.67%
Windows 10 Home 11.07%
Windows 7 Professional 5.15%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.90%
Windows 10 Pro 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.64%
  Canada 3.41%
  United Kingdom 2.60%
  France 2.42%
  Germany 2.22%
  Australia 1.22%
  Italy 1.16%
  Mexico 0.86%
  Sweden 0.73%
  Spain 0.62%
  Belgium 0.54%
  Netherlands 0.51%
  Brazil 0.46%
  Switzerland 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.88%
Dell 0.12%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1254 4.42%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 3.40%
Hewlett-Packard 320-1030 3.17%
Hewlett-Packard h8-1360t 3.04%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2100 2.51%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2120 2.38%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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