How to get rid of the RTPSvc VirusSometimes the RTPSvc file may cloak a virus, such as Microsoft found Trojan:Win32/Orsam!rts, as well as Symantec found Trojan Horse. If your anti-virus software does not detect a virus, try using a supplementary free Anti-Malware scanner.
Other problems with RTPSvc.exe
We were unfortunately not able to determine with certainty who the developer or the producer of the RTPSvc process is, or what software package it might belong to. An obsolete or defective version of RTPSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- PCMAV RealTime Protector service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- PCMAV RealTime Protector 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)
- RTPSvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RTPSvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RTPSvc.exe PCMAV RealTime Protector service
RTPSvc.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. RTPSvc.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 186,368 bytes (80% of all these files), 153,600 bytes or, as the case may be, 155,648 bytes.
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This file is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. RTPSvc.exe is capable of modify other Windows tasks. For this reason, 76% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
Attention: If you find RTPSvc.exe on your computer, please scan it with an anti-virus product. If your anti-virus software does not recognize it as being harmful, then please make sure that you have the latest update of the signature file, or check the file online. For this option, you may want to use Security Task Manager. Here, click on the process with the right mouse button and send the file to an online virus scanner.
What do other computer users say about RTPSvc?
|pc media antivirus scaner module |
|RTPSvc.exe is releated to PC Media Antivirus, antivirus made by Indonesia |
Summary: One user judges RTPSvc.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall unknown
To remove PCMAV RealTime Protector 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 unknown in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if RTPSvc.exe (PCMAV RealTime Protector 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 PCMAV RealTime Protector service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PCMAV RealTime Protector 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 RTPSvc.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.