Purpose of realsched.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: realsched.exe
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.
Purpose of this file:
Realsched.exe runs in the background on your computer and may appear at computer startup time, running each time your system is rebooted. Always verify the exact folder and disk location as shown below, as many spyware writers attempt to use the same file names in an attempt to fool you into thinking its a safe file. The purpose of realsched is to look for automatic updates for Real Player. You can kill this realsched.exe task without any problems, just look for realsched.exe in your tasklist, highlight it and click end process. I have found this realsched.exe file to be a pain, even when I turn off this option on Real Player, it still starts this task! I always kill this task, and remove it from my startup, because Real Player sticks this junk in your startup list also. Realsched.exe is considered safe and is not considered spyware, virus, or malware related.
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What is the realsched.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
This file will be found on your drive at C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe