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What is realplay.exe?

Part of RealPlayer (32-bit) by RealNetworks

What is it?

RealPlayer, by RealNetworks, is a cross-platform software product primarily used for the playing of recorded media. The media player is compatible with numerous formats within the multimedia realm, including MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, Windows Media, and multiple versions (proprietary) of RealAudio and RealVideo formats. The software is powered by an underlying open source media engine called Helix.
Description of realplay.exe from RealNetworks
Real brings you RealPlayer, the only solution you’ll need for managing all your music and videos. It’s the best free media player around for enjoying all types of entertainment! You can also transfer your media to and from your PC and mobile phone. With the RealPlayer media player, you can play files created for both MAC and PC, as well as the following types of files: m4a, mp3, wma, ra, rv, rm, ram, rmvb, wav, flv, 3gp, 3gp2, mp4, m4v, wmv, iv4, avi, MPEG-4, and more.
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How does realplay.exe run?

Process - realplay.exe is an instance of a running program.

How does realplay.exe start?

Autoplay handler - realplay.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of RPCDBurningOnArrival with and identifier of SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\RPCDBurningOnArrival. Autoplay will scan removable media, when it arrives, looking for media content types (music, graphics, or video). When a removable media arrives, Windows determines what actions to perform by evaluating the content and comparing it to registered handlers for that content. An application will register a handler for Autoplay events associated with a media type.
Scheduled task - realplay.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\RealCreateProcessScheduledTask191363634S-1-5-21-2845588404-3791128576-718412410-1000'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Startup files (all users) run - realplay.exe is registered with the run identifier 'RealTray' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the realplay.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of realplay.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How stable is RealPlayer (32-bit) ?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     realplay.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\\realplay.exe

Are there other versions of RealPlayer (32-bit) ?

What else is related?

RealPlayer (32-bit) Stability

realplay.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: rpsharedcomponents.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
2.  
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
3.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About RealNetworks, Inc.

RealNetworks delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real gave the Intern More...
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File details

File name: realplay.exe
Publisher: RealNetworks, Inc. (verified)
Name: RealPlayer (32-bit)
Description: RealPlayer
Version: 16.0.2.32
Size: 489.58 KB
Original file name: REALPLAY.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: RealNetworks
Certificate authority: Thawte
Expiration date: 8/16/2011

Autoplay handler details

Name: RPPlayMediaOnArrival
Command: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\RPPlayMediaOnArrival

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {CAF98FFB-8246-4180-8543-CE4146F5E2AE}
Command: \{CAF98FFB-8246-4180-8543-CE4146F5E2AE}

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: RealTray
Command: C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RealPlay.exe SYSTEMBOOTHIDEPLAYER

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 8a48305d3e81c513dac27690b5aa7fc0
SHA-1: 7ac09af24b2741e8cd42fb732edd65b828f35181
SHA-256: 41e05f8a1031d99242bd6137b6de1190276422fa25b3b1e919d25214039530dd

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
msvcp100.dll
msvcp71.dll
msvcp90.dll
msvcr100.dll
msvcr71.dll
msvcr90.dll
ole32.dll
pncrt.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
version.dll
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