How to remove a realplay.exe application error

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How to remove a realplay.exe application error
Determine whether the realplay.exe error is the result of an infection or faulty software. (error image by dead_account from

The realplay.exe application error is a malfunction in the RealPlayer software, which can cause your computer system to run extremely slow. The realplay.exe is not a malicious infection, although hackers create files that are similar. The realplay.exe provides a system tray icon for access to Realplayer. The problem is that it utilises a great amount of your computer resources, causing other system functions to perform abnormally.

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    Open the Task Manager by clicking "Start" and typing "taskmgr" in the "Run" or "Start Search" field. Press "Enter."

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    Click the "Processes" tab and scroll down the list processes to locate "realplay.exe."

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    Right-click "realplay.exe" and click "End Process." Exit the Task Manager.

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    Open System Configuration by clicking "Start" and typing "msconfig" in the "Run" or "Start Search" field. Press "Enter."

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    Click the "Startup" tab. Scroll down the list of start-up programs to locate RealPlayer.

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    Uncheck RealPlayer and click "OK." Reboot your computer system.

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    Download and install House Call Antivirus. Scan your PC to ensure that the realplay.exe error is not a malicious infection.

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    Click "Start" and click "Computer" or "My Computer."

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    Right-click the "C" drive and click "Scan With House Call." Allow the scan to complete. If the realplayer.exe process shows up as an infection remove it and reboot your system.

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