What does the rpcnetp.exe file do?
The rpcnetp process did not contain any information about the producer. An obsolete or defective version of rpcnetp.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- rpcnetp has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- rpcnetp 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)
- rpcnetp.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module rpcnetp.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about rpcnetp.exe rpcnetp
rpcnetp.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. The file rpcnetp.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 17,920 bytes (64% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 17,408 bytes.
It is the service "rpcnetp".
There is no internal description of the file. The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The rpcnetp file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The file can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. Rpcnetp.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 70% 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 rpcnetp.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 rpcnetp?
|I think rpcnetp.exe might be part of the security software called "LoJack for Laptops" made by Absolute. It helps to recover stolen laptops by sending info about the location that the laptop has connected to the internet from. (further information...) |
|Absolute software(formerly computrace) LoJack for laptops theft dialer |
|My Norton AntiBot removes it at every startuop |
|LoJack for LapTops |
|I've found this installed on a computer that does not have "LoJack for Laptops" and it has been identified as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.caye |
Summary: 2 users judge rpcnetp.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 2 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted rpcnetp.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove rpcnetp 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if rpcnetp.exe (rpcnetp) 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 rpcnetp. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for rpcnetp 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 rpcnetp.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.