What is rpsystray.exe?

rpsystray.exe is part of RealPlayer Cloud and developed by RealNetworks, Inc. according to the rpsystray.exe version information.

rpsystray.exe's description is "RealPlayer Cloud Service UI"

rpsystray.exe is digitally signed by RealNetworks, Inc..

rpsystray.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Real\RealPlayer\RPDS\Bin\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on rpsystray.exe:

Product nameRealPlayer Cloud
Company nameRealNetworks, Inc.
File descriptionRealPlayer Cloud Service UI
Internal namerpsystray
Original filenamerpsystray.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright(c) RealNetworks, Inc. 1995-2013, All rights reserved. (http://www.real.com)
Legal trademark
Product version1.0.3.123
File version1.0.3.123

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameRealPlayer Cloud
Company nameRealNetworks, Inc.
File descriptionRealPlayer Cloud Service UI
Internal namerpsystray
Original filenamerpsystray.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright(c) RealNetworks, Inc. 1995..
Legal trademark
Product version1.0.3.123
File version1.0.3.123

Digital signatures [?]

rpsystray.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameRealNetworks, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameThawte Code Signing CA - G2
Certificate serial number72b64df3dbcc1fb70c7858961b8a5bba

VirusTotal report

None of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the rpsystray.exe file.

None of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the rpsystray.exe file.

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

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

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

rpsystray.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.

RealPlayer Cloud Service UI has stopped working.

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

rpsystray.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

rpsystray.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 rpsystray.exe. 93% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 379 users.

User vote results: There were 351 votes to remove and 28 votes to keep

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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.

olaf petereit writes

1 thumb

the computer is better without it

# 14 Jun 2015, 5:05

Larry writes

0 thumbs

This program is found to be hogging 50% of my cpu process. And I'm not even using RP cloud for which it is intended.
I'll be working on getting it off my machine.

# 8 Jan 2016, 16:25

Stoccado writes

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I have uninstalled and reinstalled Real Player a half dozen times. The net result is that in addition to "RPSYSTRAY has stopped working" I now also get "RealDownloader has stopped working." I can still use my Real Payer but have not tried downloading anything. I get these popups several times an hour and am not using Real Player at the time. I run Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpywsare in addition to my virus software. They don't detect anything because it's not malware, it's Real Player.

# 21 Apr 2017, 8:24

Jeff writes

0 thumbs

To heck with real player, just install video download helper from firefox add-ons section. Use VLC player for all videos.

# 27 Apr 2017, 8:54

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

Yeah, RealPlayer is harmless.

I also prefer VLC.

# 23 May 2017, 5:55

Lin writes

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This rpsystray situation is a real annoyance from the constant pop-ups to it freezing my screen at times. It may not technically be malware...but it is to me. I have to get this off my computer. Autopivot is another annoying popup. That stops working too. I will def check out VLC though...anything that knows how to play well with others works better than what I have.

# 21 Jan 2018, 9:32

Roger Karlsson writes

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@Lin: Hope you solved the problem.

# 22 Mar 2018, 7:03

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