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What does the rpcnet.exe file do?

The rpcnet.exe process is also known as rpcnet and is a part of Installation/Management Application. This software is produced by Absolute Software (www.absolute.com). An obsolete or defective version of rpcnet.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about rpcnet.exe rpcnet

rpcnet.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Rpcnet.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 58,288 bytes (33% of all these files), 69,792 bytes as well as 5 other variants.
It is the service "rpcnet".
The file is no part of Microsoft Windows. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. Rpcnet.exe is capable of Change the behavior of other applications. For this reason, 24% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A rpcnet.exe file has a 24% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 58,288 bytes (50% of all these files), 69,792 bytes, 78,032 bytes or, as the case may be, 73,232 bytes. This rpcnet program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The rpcnet file is not part of the Windows operating system. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. Rpcnet.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks.

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 rpcnet.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 rpcnet?

Laptop tracking software, laptop retriever (further information...)
May be a part of Absolute Software Computrace Product (further information...)
Rpcnet.exe is hidden for a reason, it is part of the Lo-Jack for Laptops from Absolute Software. (further information...)
part of computrace application
Is part of the lowjack for laptop service. Makes connection the first time the laptop connects to the internet to log location.

Summary: 23 users judge rpcnet.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 4 users consider it harmless. However, 6 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 22 users have already deleted rpcnet.exe. source: file.net

How to uninstall Installation/Management Application

To remove rpcnet from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Installation/Management Application in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if rpcnet.exe (rpcnet) 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 rpcnet. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for rpcnet 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 rpcnet.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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