How to remove an RcMan error
The free file information forum can help you determine if RcMan.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.
RcMan.exe file information
The process known as Remote Control Manager belongs to software Creative Media Source (version 2 Remote Control System) or Creative Entertainment Center or Creative RemoteCenter by Creative Technology (www.creative.com).
Description: The file RcMan.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\ (usually C:\Program Files\Creative\MediaSource\RemoteControl\ or C:\Program Files\Creative\SBAudigy\RemoteCenter\Rc\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 139,264 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 135,168 bytes and 4 more variants.
The file is not a Windows core file. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The program has no visible window. RcMan.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 49% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
You could completely remove Creative MediaSource or Sound Blaster Audigy 4 (Control Panel⇒Add/Remove programs).
Recommended: Identify RcMan.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "RemoteCenter" can run at start up. Remote control for Creative MediaSource - plays back music in DVD-Audio, MP3, WMA, WAV and other media formats
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RcMan.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RcMan.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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