What is RDListener.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 RDListener.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.

Click to Run a Free Scan for RDListener.exe related errors

RDListener.exe file information

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

The process known as RDListener belongs to software RegistryDefense or RDListener by Xionix.

Description: RDListener.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. RDListener.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 111,216 bytes. 
The program is not visible. RDListener.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. RDListener.exe is not a Windows system file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). RDListener.exe appears to be a compressed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 42% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with RDListener.exe, you may also uninstall RegistryDefense from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

Recommended: Identify RDListener.exe related errors

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

There are no user opinions yet. Why not be the first to write a short comment?

Do you have additional information? Help other users!
What do you know about RDListener.exe:
How would you rate it:
Link for more info:
Your Name:

Best practices for resolving RDListener issues

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

Other processes

RDListener.exe [all]