runtimebroker.exe - Is runtimebroker.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is runtimebroker.exe?
Purpose of runtimebroker.exe:



Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: runtimebroker.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
RuntimeBroker.exe is a software program which was most likely installed by you at one time or another, or it may have arrived as preinstalled software on your PC. (It will show in your tasklist as only the name Runtime Broker). The correct file and folder location is also listed below, and should always be verified as spyware and virus writers will often use the same named file or like named files and just locate them elsewhere in attempts to fool you. This RuntimeBroker.exe tasklist file is part of the Microsoft Windows system software. This first appeared with Windows 8 and is part of their app memory management software. This RuntimeBroker.exe file is safe and is not virus or spyware related software. Visit runtimebroker.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the runtimebroker.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
The location C:\Windows\System32\runtimebroker.exe is where this file is located.


  • Is runtimebroker.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is runtimebroker.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove runtimebroker.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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