How to Remove “realsched.exe”

What is realsched.exe?


realsched.exe is a legitimate file.  This process is used to schedule automatic updates for RealPlayer. It is developed by RealPlayer Software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe.   The malware programmers or cyber criminals write the different types of malicious programs and name it as realsched.exe to damage the software and hardware.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with realsched.exe malware?       


The type of malware programs varies and the mode of infection also varies. Any of the following can alert you if the system is infected.  
  • If the internet connection fluctuation is high 
  • If the rdpclip.exe file is taking more of your CPU memory 
  • If the system performance is very low
  • If the system is redirected to some strange websites 
  • If the system is getting some annoying popup ads 
  • If the system freezes quiet often
  • If it invites the other malware to infect and damage the system and exploits the same to collect the user private informaton
To confirm that go to task manager by pressing the combination of keys ctrl+alt+del and go to the process tab  and right click on the realsched.exe and open the location, if the location is C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe, then the system is not affected by realsched.exe, if the location is somewhere else then the system is affected by realsched.exe malware.
 
How to remove the realsched.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
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 the realsched.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
 
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Malware Entries

First Seen: 27 February 2011 at 10:23 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 9e9ec7ca61b2cb5b
3fce48bf93b0b36f
b4727a2e
f0b9f784cddb4a45
6c41a0dacf2d204b
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.1.1.45 0.1.1.45 Thailand N/A
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 4630f4791924d0f1
20ed7d07d6100d15
64bd49b9
9a340c82fbfa470d
fe10420c731f3cd7
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.1.1.45 0.1.1.45 Palestinian Territory, Occupied N/A
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 27dee88325f00219
3415ba00dcacdabe
33d063db
bc4ff68e4a5b4bc9
1014d6149ca02744
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 0.1.0.3427 0.1.0.3427 Iran, Islamic Republic of N/A
4 Ahead Software Gmbh Executable ae343e99f5f65be3
b56b6ef20b4795bc
41cc4b5f
f07e30344c02a849
5b3e32318ca5b0af
Unclassified
Malware
No 1, 0, 0, 2 1, 0, 0, 2 Taiwan N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 22 November 2008 at 10:10 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable bd305baea0eb567e
c44af4bf81a87cb0
6e183e63
f15e6014e812a5e2
cd469fcf5682c0e1
Yes 15.0.0.198 15.0.0.198 Philippines
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 65168be9c7ea0e72
30b3a26fe41f5365
696b5788
006220ee86eb71c5
884f415eaa9e8058
No 0.1.0.3427 0.1.0.3427 United States
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable bd305baea0eb567e
c44af4bf81a87cb0
6e183e63
f15e6014e812a5e2
cd469fcf5682c0e1
Yes 15.0.0.198 15.0.0.198 Romania
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable bd305baea0eb567e
c44af4bf81a87cb0
6e183e63
f15e6014e812a5e2
cd469fcf5682c0e1
Yes 15.0.0.198 15.0.0.198 Italy
Display 4 items per page
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  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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