How to Remove “RealPlay.exe”

RealPlay.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by Real Networks. This process is known as RealPlay or RealOnePlayer and it belongs to the product RealPlayer Cloud. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of RealPlay.exe to spread virus on the internet.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected with RealPlay.exe?

Viruses can affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the following changes which ensures that the system is infected by RealPlay.exe: 

  • Problem during computer startup.
  • Problem during program startup.
  • Errors while running specific functions.
  • Damaged and missing link files.
  • Conflict in the process.
  • Missing or corrupted driver files.
  • Invalid Windows registry
  • Hardware malfunction.

To further establish the malware infection, take the following steps:

Go to Task Manager by pressing the combination of keys CTRL+ALT+DEL
Go to the process tab and right-click on the RealPlay.exe to open its location

If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then it is likely that your computer is infected with RealPlay.exe malware.

How to remove RealPlay.exe malware from system using Comodo Antivirus?

Ideally, replacing the existing RealPlay.exe file on your computer with a different version procured from the Internet is advisable. To remove the file using Comodo's trusted and effective antivirus software, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Comodo Antivirus.

Step 2: Select the “Do not detect new networks again” option when Comodo Internet Security internal firewall gets activated.

Step 3: After network detection is complete, press “Close” button for a scan window.

Step 4: Restart your PC.

Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.

Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.

Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.

Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove RealPlay.exe malware from your computer including all other malwares!

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 26 October 2011 at 1:38 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 90ebb55c90682fe9
9c81db3b51f37ff5
f1ced7f8
aeb1cfbd1b3847f9
889a665cff8b75c0
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 15.0.0.198 15.0.0.198 United States N/A
2 N/A Executable 3f4d10b1af2dd631
13d27197b3cbda8f
c7c05dae
1d827daf98e17dbd
0412e1c61fb3c561
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No N/A N/A Syrian Arab Republic N/A
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable ac52bcc6bf5d05f8
d9f30e7a5ed29467
4ac2660e
4d2ce68a2391dbd3
98437ee9347dd6b5
Worm.Win32.M
abezat.b1
No 6.0.12.146
5
6.0.12.146
5
Djibouti N/A
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable ea50738c5b130942
7ed13a1f6f5904c5
27222fcc
7f286f6ab1ea4b71
e655213395b849b0
Virus.Win32.
Parite.gen
Yes 6.0.12.157
8
6.0.12.157
8
Poland N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 15 May 2010 at 7:26 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 2aac18a3b47eb207
0ac5c502773c8cd8
e21e74ac
09709b96ecd398cf
ede85b932e19dfef
No 5.0.0.97 5.0.0.97 Internal Submission
2 N/A Executable a284eeb355c294cd
41737274c2df2d33
17768fff
6acb7974544d71c7
65b4c038d6c066e8
No N/A N/A Hungary
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable f3381825c99b2806
6e9151bd9977f7f4
4b86f9c3
8632386d1f4eb914
35afe85596e2faca
Yes 12.0.0.879 12.0.0.879 Egypt
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable a2a2ca5436287433
52d58d4354cc8364
4af70bd4
1823af6109c16689
04583348e3d3b356
No 5.0.0.97 5.0.0.97 United States
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