What is RaRegistry64.exe?

The genuine RaRegistry64.exe file is a software component of Ralink Registry Writer by Ralink Technology.
RaRegistry64.exe is an executable file that runs the Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter, a program that belongs to the wireless adapter that uses the Ralink chipset. This is not an essential Windows process and can be disabled if known to create problems. The Ralink Technology Corporation was a manufacturer of Wi-Fi chipsets, particularly known for its IEEE 802.11 (Wireless LAN) chipsets. Ralink chipsets are used in a multitude of consumer routers and Wi-Fi adaptors from Gigabyte, Linksys, D-Link, Asus and Belkin. Ralink was founded in 2001 and was headquartered in Cupertino, California before being acquired by Taiwanese company, MediaTek in 2011.

RaRegistry64 stands for RalinkRegistryWriter (64-bit)

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 RaRegistry64.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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RaRegistry64.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with RaRegistry64
RaRegistry64.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as RalinkRegistryWriter belongs to software Ralink RalinkRegistryWriter by Ralink Technology (

Description: RaRegistry64.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file RaRegistry64.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 447,488 bytes (48% of all occurrences), 212,256 bytes and 6 more variants. 
The program has no visible window. The RaRegistry64.exe file is not a Windows core file. The file has a digital signature. Therefore the technical security rating is 31% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: You can uninstall the program ASUS USB-N53 Utility, or ask the software vendor for support. Click on ASUS USB-N53 Utility in Windows Control Panel (Software or Programs section) to uninstall it.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RaRegistry64.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RaRegistry64.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 RaRegistry64 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with RaRegistry64. 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 RaRegistry64.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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