What does the RAVBg64.exe file do?
The RAVBg64.exe process is also known as HD Audio Background Process and is a part of Realtek High Definition Audio Driver or, as the case may be, HD Audio Background Process. This software is produced by Realtek Semiconductor (www.realtek.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of RAVBg64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- HD Audio Background Process has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- HD Audio Background Process 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)
- RAVBg64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RAVBg64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RAVBg64.exe HD Audio Background Process
RAVBg64.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. RAVBg64.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,411,320 bytes (6% of all these files), 1,396,592 bytes as well as 86 other variants.
The RAVBg64 file is not part of the Windows operating system. This RAVBg64 program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. RAVBg64.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 5% 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 RAVBg64.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 RAVBg64?
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 Realtek High Definition Audio Driver or HD Audio Background Process
To remove HD Audio Background Process 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 Realtek High Definition Audio Driver or HD Audio Background Process in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if RAVBg64.exe (HD Audio Background Process) 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 HD Audio Background Process. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for HD Audio Background Process 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 RAVBg64.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.