How to remove an compaq-rba error
The free file information forum can help you determine if compaq-rba.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
Compaq-rba.exe file information
The process known as RBA belongs to software NeoPlanet RBA or Compaq Advisor or RBA or Arkansas.Net Turbo or Argus Digital Camera or Lotus Media Plugin Player or Bespelled Deluxe or Pinnacle MPEG Realtime Codec by NeoPlanet (www.neoplanet.com).
Description: The file compaq-rba.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (common is C:\Program Files\Compaq\Compaq Advisor\bin\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 262,144 bytes (41% of all occurrences), 258,048 bytes and 4 more variants.
Compaq-rba.exe is a file without information about the developer of this file. The file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. The process starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce). compaq-rba.exe is able to hide itself and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You have the option to uninstall Argus Digital Camera or Pinnacle MPEG Realtime Codec software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).
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External information from Paul Collins:
- "Compaq Message Server" is not required to run at start up. Applies to the CPQBootPerfDB entry as well. These files generate some kind of server or servlet that attempts to connect with Compaq online. They are like Trojans, but fairly harmless. They send information on the "Compaq Advisor/Compaq Message Screener" application that comes with every Compaq computer and provide feedback on how computer users use the Message Advisor. These messages appear occasionally and instruct and advise users on their computer and its use. They generally attempt to get you (these messages) to connect to Compaq's website. They may be safely disabled via (1) MSCONFIG or (2) Start → Programs → Compaq Advisor → Advisor Settings under the "advanced" tab. Not required and can cause problems
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as compaq-rba.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the compaq-rba.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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