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A way to uninstall RealPlayer from your PC

This web page is about RealPlayer for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by RealNetworks. Further information on RealNetworks can be seen here. Further information about RealPlayer can be seen at . The program is frequently placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer directory (same installation drive as Windows). RealPlayer's full uninstall command line is C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.1. RealPlayer's primary file takes about 245.79 KB (251688 bytes) and is named realplay.exe.

The executable files below are installed alongside RealPlayer. They take about 85.36 MB (89507321 bytes) on disk.

  • convert.exe (110.29 KB)
  • fixrjb.exe (25.79 KB)
  • realcleaner.exe (121.29 KB)
  • realconverter.exe (136.79 KB)
  • realjbox.exe (52.79 KB)
  • realplay.exe (245.79 KB)
  • realtrimmer.exe (130.79 KB)
  • rndevicedbbuilder.exe (39.79 KB)
  • rpbgconverter.exe (110.29 KB)
  • rphelperapp.exe (32.79 KB)
  • videodl.exe (7.61 MB)
  • CrashSender1402.exe (955.29 KB)
  • rtcreator.exe (1.63 MB)
  • uninst.exe (151.13 KB)
  • dbclean.exe (1.05 MB)
  • msgtest.exe (58.13 KB)
  • proclaunch.exe (27.13 KB)
  • rpdsvc.exe (967.63 KB)
  • rpsystray.exe (4.87 MB)
  • ffmpeg.exe (251.65 KB)
  • ffprobe.exe (174.15 KB)
  • segmenter.exe (61.13 KB)
  • StreamAnalyzer.exe (2.36 MB)
  • setup.exe (62.56 MB)
  • r1puninst.exe (911.29 KB)
  • realonemessagecenter.exe (90.29 KB)
  • realsched.exe (344.79 KB)
  • rnxproc.exe (114.29 KB)
  • upgrdhlp.exe (283.29 KB)
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The current page applies to RealPlayer version 18.1.19 alone. Click on the links below for other RealPlayer versions:

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Many files, folders and Windows registry data can be left behind when you are trying to remove RealPlayer from your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall RealPlayer from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Real\RealPlayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Real\RealPlayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Real\Update\UpgradeHelper\RealPlayer

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\autoplaylist.dat
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\backup.png
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\calibrate.rv
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\cdrmmc32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\cdrw32.bdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\cdrw32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\cdrwex32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\data32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\dataex32.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\ntiaspi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CDBurning\pdno3210.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cddbcontrol.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cddblink.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cddbmusicid.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cdroms.cfg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cinemasteraudio.4.3.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\cinemastervideo.4.3.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\14_43260.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\28_83260.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\atrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\avcq.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\avcw.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\colorcvt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\cook.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\dmp4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\drv1.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\drv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\drvc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\erv2.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\erv4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\evrc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\h264mft.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\qclp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\raac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\ralf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\rv10.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\rv20.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\rv30.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\rv40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\sipr.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\wma9.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Codecs\wmv8.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\AppAdditionsDB
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\AppLocalDB
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\appmasterdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\codecpack.db
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\devices.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\DTAdditionsDB
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\DTLocalDB
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\dtmasterdb
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\graphconfig.db
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\hxmedpltfm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\pngu3267.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\pnrs3260.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\rjbviz.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\rpdsuninst.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\rppr3260.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\rpun3260.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\security.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Common\twebbrowse.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\convert.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\converter.vs
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CrashRpt\crashrpt_lang.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CrashRpt\CrashRpt1402.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\CrashRpt\CrashSender1402.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\admodules.ver
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\blank.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\bottomchrome_a.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\bottomchrome_blank.html
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\bottomchrome_d.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\burntransfer_b.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\burntransfer_h.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\cddvd.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\musicguide.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\musicstore.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\mymedia.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\radio.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\rollingstone.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\admodules\sidebar_back_lib.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\attributedto\attributedto.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\cdburningprintcd.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\cdburningtimedupsell.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\cdmodetype.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\crossfadetransition.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\datacdartistalbumfolder.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\datacdartistfolder.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\disabledupselltext.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\finalizecd.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\mediafinalizecd.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\normalizetracks.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\CDBurning\remove2secondgap.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Channels\channels.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Channels\channels.ver
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_burn.gif
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_burning_pref.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_create.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_type.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_validation_failure.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_validation_rights.ini
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\DataCache\Devices\cd_validation_update.ini

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the data below:
  • 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.AIFF.6
  • 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.DVD.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.DVDBurn.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.GIF
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.HWEventHandler
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP3.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP3PL.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\RealPlayer.TIF
  • 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\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\RealPlayer 18.1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\MozillaPlugins\@real.com/nprpplugin;version=18.1.19.201\MimeTypes\application/vnd.rn-realplayer-javascript
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\RealNetworks\RealPlayer

Additional registry values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3g2\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.3GPP2.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.3gp\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.3GPP_AMR.10
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aif\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AIFF.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.aiff\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.AIFF.6
  • 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\.gif\OpenWithProgids\RealPlayer.GIF
  • 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\.m4e\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.m4v\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp3\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP3.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mp4\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MP4.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mpe\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mps\OpenWithProgIds\RealPlayer.MPEG.6
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.tif\OpenWithProgids\RealPlayer.TIF
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.tiff\OpenWithProgids\RealPlayer.TIF
  • 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1833869297-1750256165-1667835337-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\realplay.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\State\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-1833869297-1750256165-1667835337-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RealPlayerUpdateSvc\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RealTimes Desktop Service\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RealTimes Desktop Service\StartupParams


How to uninstall RealPlayer from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

RealPlayer is an application marketed by the software company RealNetworks. Some computer users try to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall 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 Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows system.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate RealPlayer or simply click the Search field and type in "RealPlayer". If it is installed on your PC the RealPlayer program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select RealPlayer in the list of programs, some information about the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about RealPlayer, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for RealPlayer:





  • The software company is: http://www.real.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Real\RealPlayer\Update\r1puninst.exe RealNetworks|RealPlayer|18.1
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall RealPlayer.
Uninstall RealPlayer


8. After uninstalling RealPlayer, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong RealPlayer which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing RealPlayer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall RealPlayer by RealNetworks from your computer, nor are we saying that RealPlayer by RealNetworks is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall RealPlayer supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-12-06 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-12-06 05:34:20.077