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What is rnupgagent.exe?

rnupgagent.exe is part of RealNetworks Installer (32-bit) and developed by RealNetworks, Inc. according to the rnupgagent.exe version information.

rnupgagent.exe's description is "RealNetworks Installer"

rnupgagent.exe is usually located in the 'c:\Documents and Settings\Manuel\Datos de programa\Real\Update\UpgradeHelper\RealPlayer\8.00\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about rnupgagent.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

Product nameRealNetworks Installer (32-bit)
Company nameRealNetworks, Inc.
File descriptionRealNetworks Installer
Internal nameRealNetworks Installer
Original filenamernsetup.EXE
Product version8.0.0.62
File version8.0.0.62

The following is the available information on rnupgagent.exe:

Product nameRealNetworks Installer (32-bit)
Company nameRealNetworks, Inc.
File descriptionRealNetworks Installer
Internal nameRealNetworks Installer
Original filenamernsetup.EXE
Product version8.0.0.62
File version8.0.0.62

Digital signatures [?]

The verification of rnupgagent.exe's digital signature failed.

Signer nameRealNetworks, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameThawte Code Signing CA - G2
Certificate serial number4c548d34bc727dedeb3cb1d452ba3ffb

VirusTotal report

None of the 42 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the rnupgagent.exe file.

None of the 42 anti-virus programs detected the rnupgagent.exe file.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to rnupgagent.exe:

rnupgagent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

rnupgagent.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

RealNetworks Installer has stopped working.

End Program - rnupgagent.exe. This program is not responding.

rnupgagent.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

rnupgagent.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with rnupgagent.exe. 85% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 48 users.

User vote results: There were 41 votes to remove and 7 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

Bob Rea writes

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Comodos Geek Buddy 'Performance Issue' drop down says: rnupgagent.exe has stopped running unexpectendly. Get it fixed now!, and a live agent in India takes over your computer and then tries to sell you Geek Buddy....

fyi...Rufus has 3 legs, but manages quite well.

# 26 Apr 2014, 13:26

Chris Thompson writes

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F-Secure detects it and pops up a warning screen to that effect every 15 minutes or so.

# 2 Oct 2015, 12:32

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