What does the evntsvc.exe file do?
The evntsvc.exe process is also known as RealNetworks Scheduler and is a part of RealOne Player (Version (32-bit)). This software is produced by RealNetworks (www.realnetworks.com). An obsolete or defective version of evntsvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- RealNetworks Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RealNetworks Scheduler has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- evntsvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module evntsvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about evntsvc.exe RealNetworks Scheduler
evntsvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file evntsvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents" (often C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\).
The file size is 146,432 bytes.
This evntsvc program is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). It is no part of Microsoft Windows. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Evntsvc.exe is capable of hides its presence from system tools. For this reason, 40% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves evntsvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about evntsvc?
|It can safely be removed |
|It was installed as part of "able to extract" a great PDF to Excel converter |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall RealOne Player)
To remove RealNetworks Scheduler from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for RealOne Player) in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if evntsvc.exe (RealNetworks Scheduler) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of RealNetworks Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RealNetworks Scheduler or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or evntsvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.