What does the RtkAudUService64.exe file do?
The RtkAudUService64.exe process is also known as Realtek HD Audio Universal Service and is a part of Realtek HD Audio Universal Service. This software is produced by Realtek Semiconductor (www.realtek.com.tw). An obsolete or defective version of RtkAudUService64.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Realtek HD Audio Universal service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Realtek HD Audio Universal service 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)
- RtkAudUService64.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RtkAudUService64.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RtkAudUService64.exe Realtek HD Audio Universal service
RtkAudUService64.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. RtkAudUService64.exe is found in no folder.
The file size is 0 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The RtkAudUService64 file contains Microsoft's digital signature. This confirms its authenticity. RtkAudUService64.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as track other applications. For this reason, 10% 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 RtkAudUService64.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 RtkAudUService64?
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 HD Audio Universal Service
To remove Realtek HD Audio Universal service 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 HD Audio Universal Service in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if RtkAudUService64.exe (Realtek HD Audio Universal service) 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 Realtek HD Audio Universal service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Realtek HD Audio Universal service 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 RtkAudUService64.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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