What is raptr_im.exe?

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 raptr_im.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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Raptr_im.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with raptr_im
Raptr_im.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Raptr Desktop App or Raptr Client belongs to software Raptr by Raptr.

Description: Raptr_im.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Raptr_im.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 46,352 bytes (57% of all occurrences), 45,840 bytes, 46,144 bytes, 42,920 bytes or 43,944 bytes. 
The program has no file description. The program has no visible window. It is certified by a trustworthy company. It is not a Windows system file. The software can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 39% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You can safely remove the program using the uninstall program of Raptr (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify raptr_im.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as raptr_im.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the raptr_im.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.


User Comments

I KNOW nothing really. However after uninstalling it using their uninstall program I found NUMEROUS references to "trolltech" - I don't know anything about them yet.
  G Davie  

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Best practices for resolving raptr_im issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with raptr_im. 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 raptr_im.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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