How to Remove “rphelperapp.exe”

What is rphelperapp.exe?


rphelperapp.exe is a legitimate executable file developed by RealNetworks, Inc. This process is known as RealNetworks Helper Application and it belongs to RealNetworks RealPlayer software. It is commonly stored in C:\Program Files. Cybercriminals find a way out to mimic malicious programs in the name of rphelperapp.exe to spread malware infection.

Affected Platform: Windows OS

How to detect whether your system is affected by rphelperapp.exe ?

Viruses can easily affect and corrupt “.exe” files causing several system malfunctions. Below are the symptoms to check if your system is infected with the malware:

  • 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 infection of malware, 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 rphelperapp.exe file and open its location.
If the file is located outside C:\Program Files, then you should perform an antivirus scan to get rid of the malware infection.

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Malware Entries

First Seen: 29 March 2009 at 12:51 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Malware
Name
Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
Malware Behavior
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable a9daf28528ebcd3b
64a072ca1b645a39
d84d0083
a6355c15657d26eb
102d2bceb3288cc5
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.3.237 1.0.3.237 Brazil N/A
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 37b2d210b96cc3a2
3ad341cd70c76047
a30e4df0
0e93f1e4886d53fb
879d737613d68930
Virus.Win32.
Sality.gen
No 1.0.4.0 1.0.4.0 United Arab Emirates N/A
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable d7818018801fbfe8
30cbeea6078255ce
97b7eb2c
e50fbe57c7dba80e
9f18e138657a9fb5
Virus.Win32.
Ramnit.OV
No 1.0.4.0 1.0.4.0 Jordan N/A
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 97981c04044d6cbf
6c3a7bc302049841
7b2e1b35
f51915e8f69d141e
3400796f842e7f4f
Unclassified
Malware
No 1.0.3.237 1.0.3.237 India N/A
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 03 June 2008 at 9:24 pm
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
Signed
File
Version
Product
Version
Submitted
From
1 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 01c01913cc44a7a5
9f00d65f8b19a784
9017fa6d
8bfa155bc80a97a1
c42a5521b755b22f
No 1.0.3.237 1.0.3.237 Egypt
2 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable e7c8c17b57154c7a
a173446313241b16
2ba5e21f
ab7e5c0242109516
23b0c580293e8076
Yes 15.0.3.37 15.0.3.37 10.224.1.58/32
3 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 10c8d519c2edf902
ef97aa02c3ef12b0
153e70ef
ecd74c92b76bbdeb
11fe2ac2c18df82a
Yes 1.0.4.0 1.0.4.0 103.5.183.48/32
4 RealNetworks, Inc. Executable 7f2fbc8c88deabc1
122c7bb051465d65
b8e431e8
9608ac58cf497771
87dc59c596d5fee6
No 1.0.3.237 1.0.3.237 37.77.67.2/32
Display 4 items per page
  • 4 items per page
  • 8 items per page
  • 16 items per page
  • 32 items per page
 
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