What is 360rp.exe?

The genuine 360rp.exe file is a software component of 360 Internet Security by Qihoo 360.
"360rp.exe" is a file in windows for 360 Internet Security by Qihoo 360 Software. The file runs in the background and provides real-time protection in Internet Explorer from malware, spyware, and other online security threats as the user browses the web. Qihoo 360 Software Co., Ltd. is a Chinese software company based in Beijing that develops several security apps like 360 Safe Guard, 360 Mobile Safe, 360 Browsers, etc. They have a bad reputation for spying, reporting other anti-virus files as malicious, hijacking instant message sessions, etc. They are currently under rumored accusations for including spyware that allegedly reports to the PRC Government in order to monitor and track online activity.

360rp stands for 360 realtime protect

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the 360rp.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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360rp.exe file information

The process known as 360 Internet Security (version 2013) belongs to software 360 Internet Security (version 2013) by Qihu 360 Software Co. or (

Description: 360rp.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The 360rp.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 446,384 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 613,456 bytes, 1,037,824 bytes, 484,680 bytes or 1,046,016 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. The 360rp.exe file is digitally signed. 360rp.exe is not a Windows system file. The 360rp.exe file is a Verisign signed file. 360rp.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you are having problems with 360rp.exe, you can also do the following:
  • search the support area on the 360safe website
  • safely remove the program using the uninstall program of 360 Internet Security 2013 or 360 Internet Security (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)

Recommended: Identify 360rp.exe related errors

If 360rp.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 24% dangerous. The file size is 1,889,968 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The file is digitally signed. The 360rp.exe file is not a Windows core file. 360rp.exe is able to monitor applications and manipulate other programs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as 360rp.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the 360rp.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Best practices for resolving 360rp issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with 360rp. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the 360rp.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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