RealPlayer RealPlayer



A way to uninstall RealPlayer from your PC

RealPlayer is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by RealNetworks. More information on RealNetworks can be seen here. Click on to get more facts about RealPlayer on RealNetworks's website. The application is usually installed in the C:\program files (x86)\real\realplayer folder (same installation drive as Windows). The full command line for removing RealPlayer is C:\program files (x86)\real\realplayer\Update\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|15.0. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may be prompted for admin rights. RealPlayer's main file takes about 487.65 KB (499352 bytes) and is called realplay.exe.

The following executables are incorporated in RealPlayer. They take 29.46 MB (30894232 bytes) on disk.



  • convert.exe (341.15 KB)
  • fixrjb.exe (9.50 KB)
  • realconverter.exe (366.65 KB)
  • realjbox.exe (10.00 KB)
  • realplay.exe (487.65 KB)
  • realshare.exe (126.64 KB)
  • realtrimmer.exe (372.15 KB)
  • recordingmanager.exe (429.20 KB)
  • rndevicedbbuilder.exe (29.16 KB)
  • rphelperapp.exe (17.68 KB)
  • setup.exe (26.17 MB)
  • r1puninst.exe (576.20 KB)
  • realonemessagecenter.exe (77.20 KB)
  • realsched.exe (289.16 KB)
  • rnxproc.exe (62.18 KB)
  • upgrdhlp.exe (174.18 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 15.0.5 of RealPlayer. Click on the links below for other RealPlayer versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the computer. Part_A few of these are shown below.

Files remaining:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\StartMenu\RealPlayer.lnk

Many times the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/vnd.rn-realplayer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-realplayer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.3GPP_AMR.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.3GPP2.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AAC.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AIFF.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AMR.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AMR_WB.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AU.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AudioCD.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AutoPlay.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.AVI.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.CDBurn.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.DIVX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.DVD.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.DVDBurn.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.EVRC.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.FLV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.HWEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.IVR.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.M4A.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP1.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP2.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP3.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP3PL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MPA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MPGA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.PIX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.PLSPL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.QCP.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.QT.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RAM.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RAX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RM.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RMS.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RMVB.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RP.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RSML.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RT.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.RVX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.SDP.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.SMIL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.WAV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wax.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wm.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wmf.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wmv.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wmx.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.wvx.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer Download Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer G2 Control
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer Playback Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer RAM Download Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer RMP Download Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer RNX Download Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer SMIL Download Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\rmocx.RealPlayer Stream Handler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SOFTWARE\RealNetworks\RealPlayer
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SOFTWARE\RealNetworks\Update\6.0\Preferences\ATH\DeactivateDataTypes\RealPlayer.RPL.6
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\MIMEAssociations\application/vnd.rn-realplayer
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\RealPlayer.AutoPlay.6
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\RealPlayer.CDBurn.6
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\Associations\UrlAssociations\RealPlayer.DVDBurn.6
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\Config\Local\RealPlayer
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\RealPlayer_mx_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\RealPlayer_mx_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 15.0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@real.com/nprpplugin;version=15.0.5.109\MimeTypes\application/vnd.rn-realplayer-javascript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3g2\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.3GPP2.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3gp\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.3GPP_AMR.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.AAC\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AAC.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AIFF.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AIFF.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.amr\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AMR.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asf\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wmf.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.asx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wmf.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.au\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AU.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.avi\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AVI.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.awb\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AMR_WB.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.divx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.DIVX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.EVR\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.EVRC.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.EVRC\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.EVRC.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.flv\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.FLV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ivr\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.IVR.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m1v\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m2v\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m3u\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP3PL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4a\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.M4A.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4e\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mov\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.QT.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp1\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP1.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp2\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP2.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP3.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpa\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpe\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpga\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPGA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mps\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.pls\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.PLSPL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.qcp\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.QCP.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.qt\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.QT.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ra\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RA.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.ram\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RAM.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rax\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RAX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rm\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RM.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmm\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RAM.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rms\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RMS.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rmvb\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RMVB.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rnx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RP.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rp\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.PIX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rsml\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RSML.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rt\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RT.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rv\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.rvx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.RVX.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.sdp\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.SDP.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.smi\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.SMIL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.smil\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.SMIL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wav\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.WAV.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wax\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wax.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wm\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wm.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wmv\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wmv.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wmx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wmx.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.wvx\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.wvx.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.xpl\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.PLSPL.6




How to delete RealPlayer from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

RealPlayer is an application by RealNetworks. Some users choose to erase this application. Sometimes this can be hard because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY solution to erase RealPlayer is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to take care of your computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find RealPlayer or simply activate the Search field and type in "RealPlayer". If it is installed on your PC the RealPlayer app will be found automatically. After you select RealPlayer in the list , some information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding RealPlayer, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for RealPlayer:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.real.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\program files (x86)\real\realplayer\Update\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|15.0
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall RealPlayer.
Uninstall RealPlayer


8. After uninstalling RealPlayer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of RealPlayer that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing RealPlayer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove RealPlayer by RealNetworks from your computer, we are not saying that RealPlayer by RealNetworks is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove RealPlayer in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-17 13:22:39.213