What does the RapportService.exe file do?
The RapportService.exe process is also known as RapportService and is a part of Rapport. This software is produced by IBM (www.ibm.com) or, as the case may be, Trusteer (www.trusteer.com). An obsolete or defective version of RapportService.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- RapportService has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RapportService 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)
- RapportService.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RapportService.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RapportService.exe RapportService
RapportService.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file RapportService.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,652,536 bytes (9% of all these files), 2,648,344 bytes as well as 32 other variants.
It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. RapportService.exe possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The application does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. RapportService.exe is capable of monitor other applications, record keystrokes as well as modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 16% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A RapportService.exe file has a 53% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 3,156,984 bytes (20% of all these files), 2,980,120 bytes, 1,652,536 bytes, 2,476,312 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,673,048 bytes. The file also can also affect other applications by changing their properties. Such manipulation can cause an application to do things other than what it is intended to do. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. RapportService.exe contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. This particular software is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: Run). To remove the file and its related software from your computer, click Programs in Control Panel RapportService.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks, log keyboard entries as well as supervise programs.
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 RapportService.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 RapportService?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Rapport
To remove RapportService from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Rapport in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if RapportService.exe (RapportService) 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 RapportService. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RapportService 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 RapportService.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.
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