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Should I remove Remote Graphics Sender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,347
United States Rank #8,053
Reach 0.0343%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.07 days
592.18 days >
Average installed length: 311.15 days


6.0.4 0.42%
6.0.3 0.42%
6.0.2 0.21%
5.4.8 0.21%
5.4.7 1.87%
5.4.5 45.11%
5.3.2 51.56%
5.3 0.21%

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Remote Graphics Sender

What is Remote Graphics Sender?  (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 Sender is a software program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most common release is 5.3.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 rgsender.exe. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 50.61 MB (53,070,261 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 8. While about 60% of users of Remote Graphics Sender come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/go/rgs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp skyroom\remote graphics sender
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2A08C71B-CC60-42EA-8DA2-FE5486E3B20B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 50.61 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Graphics Sender

Program executable:rgsender.exe
Name:HP Remote Graphics
HP Remote Graphics Sender
Path:C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp skyroom\remote graphics sender\rgsender.exe
Additional files:
  • rgadmin.exe - HP Remote Graphics Administration
  • rgsendersvc.exe - HP Remote Graphics Sender Service
  • rgdiag.exe - HP Remote Graphics Diagnostics
  • rgsender_gui.exe - HP Remote Graphics (HP Remote Sender GUI)
  • bzip2.dll
  • hprclipboard.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)
  • CertificateManager.exe (by Microsoft) - CertificateManager
  • cpmod.dll
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • rgsendersvc.exe runs as a service named 'Remote Graphics Sender Service' (rgsender) "The Remote Graphics Sender transmits graphics updates, audio, and USB data to an RGS Receiver. It receives and processes keyboard events, mouse events, and USB data from the Receiver.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • rgsender_gui.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP SkyRoom\remote graphics sender\rgsender_gui.exe'.
  • rgsender.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP SkyRoom\remote graphics sender\rgsender.exe'.

How do I remove Remote Graphics Sender?

Quickly and completely remove Remote Graphics Sender from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Remote Graphics Sender 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 Remote Graphics Sender, 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 Remote Graphics Sender.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.50%
Windows 8 7.90%
Windows Vista 5.61%
Windows XP 4.57%
Windows Server 2003 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.60%
Windows 10 Pro 2.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  France 4.50%
  Canada 4.34%
  United Kingdom 2.95%
  Netherlands 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Italy 1.71%
  Belgium 1.55%
  Australia 1.40%
  Mexico 1.40%
  Switzerland 1.40%
  Norway 1.24%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Brazil 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 90.49%
Dell 5.14%
Acer 1.54%
Lenovo 1.29%
ASUS 0.77%
Toshiba 0.77%
Common models
HP Z400 Workstation 10.50%
HP EliteBook 8440p 7.46%
HP EliteBook 8540p 6.35%
HP Z200 Workstation 5.80%
HP EliteBook 8540w 5.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.59%

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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