What is rdmpserv.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 rdmpserv.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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Rdmpserv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with rdmpserv
Rdmpserv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as RDM+ Local Service belongs to software RDM or Setup by SHAPE Services GmbH (

Description: Rdmpserv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file rdmpserv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 1,071,616 bytes (46% of all occurrences), 849,920 bytes, 795,648 bytes or 289,792 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. Rdmpserv.exe is not a Windows system file. The process uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. There is no information about the author of the file. Rdmpserv.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 73% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: You could also completely remove RDM+ or Setup (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

Recommended: Identify rdmpserv.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rdmpserv.exe. Therefore, you should check the rdmpserv.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

This belongs to RDM by SHAPE Services

Summary: Average user rating of rdmpserv.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving rdmpserv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with rdmpserv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the rdmpserv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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