What does the rsvp.exe file do?
The rsvp.exe process is also known as Microsoft RSVP and is a part of Microsoft Windows Operating System. This software is produced by Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of rsvp.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Microsoft RSVP has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Microsoft RSVP 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)
- rsvp.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module rsvp.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about rsvp.exe Microsoft RSVP
The original rsvp.exe file is definitely a Windows system file, but many viruses use the same name in order to remain unnoticed. Rsvp.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
The file size is 132,608 bytes.
This rsvp.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The original file was created by Microsoft. The file itself can therefore be considered trustworthy. For this reason, 7% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A rsvp.exe file has a 70% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 81,920 bytes. It has none of the usual file information, such as version number, etc. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This rsvp.exe process is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: win.ini). This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft.
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 rsvp.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 rsvp?
|This is a program from Microsoft and it is used for both video and audio, and is related to streaming data. This video and audio process is safe and is considered as a required process for you operating system. |
|Provides network signaling and local traffic control setup functionality for QoS-aware programs and control applets (like VoIP) (further information...) |
|i don't think its required as i can end it with task manager even tho it pops back open but i don't thi kit is a virus of any type eather |
|This process appeared first time to me when I installed Google Earth, and Google Chrome. |
Summary: One user judges rsvp.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted rsvp.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall the program
To remove Microsoft RSVP 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 the program in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if rsvp.exe (Microsoft RSVP) 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 Microsoft RSVP. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Microsoft RSVP 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 rsvp.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.