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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,811
United States Rank #7,130
Reach 0.0813%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.58 days
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Average installed length: 179.49 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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RtkClassFilter is a program developed by Realtek Semiconductor. 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 software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,939,756 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 34% of users of RtkClassFilter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\REALTEK\RtkClassFilter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8220FCF2-A57F-4236-BFCC-C6C2268E851E}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x040a -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RtkClassFilter

  • RtkBtfilter.sys - Bluetooth Software (Filter Driver for the Realtek Bluetooth Chip)
  • ClassInstaller.exe
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Instalador de paquetes de controladores (DPInst) (Instalador de paquetes de controladores)
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DPInst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{977A96A6-0581-4972-AFFD-1C74EA3623C9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove RtkClassFilter?

You can uninstall RtkClassFilter 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 RtkClassFilter, 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 RtkClassFilter.

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.85%
Windows 10 12.96%
Windows XP 0.12%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.91%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.03%
Windows 10 Home 6.84%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.98%
  United Kingdom 10.64%
  Australia 10.21%
  France 2.71%
  Canada 2.50%
  Germany 2.39%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%
  India 1.85%
  Mexico 1.52%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  Russia 1.25%
  United Arab Emirates 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 96.85%
Acer 1.74%
Dell 0.71%
Hewlett-Packard 0.58%
Lenovo 0.13%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 9.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 7.58%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 7.58%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 4.23%
Toshiba LX835 4.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 3.17%

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek manufactures a wide variety of products that can be broadly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs, and Computer Peripheral and Multimedia ICs.
Publisher URL: www.realtek.com


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