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What is recordingmanager.exe?

Recordingmanager.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if recordingmanager.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Recordingmanager.exe file information

The process known as RealDownloader or RealNetworks Download and Record Manager belongs to software RealDownloader (version (32-bit)) or RealPlayer (version (32-bit)) by RealNetworks (www.realnetworks.com).

Description: Recordingmanager.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. recordingmanager.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in the folder "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 232,608 bytes (36% of all occurrences), 233,048 bytes and 5 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/recordingmanager.exe.html 
The file has a digital signature. The file is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Recordingmanager.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
In the event of any problems with recordingmanager.exe, you can do the following:

  • ask the software vendor, www.real.com, for advice
  • check the vendor’s website for a newer version
  • uninstall RealDownloader from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs"

Recommended: Identify recordingmanager.exe related errors

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

Irritating and seems to load when I use Chrome,slowing down my XP system, can end process using Task Manager (recommend if not using RealDwnloader) Showed up unannounced on last Real Update
  Jack Weaver  
It's from Real Networks, Inc. and starts up on Win 8 every time I insert a flash drive. I have to kill it to remove the flash drive.
  Bill Gearhiser  

Summary: Average user rating of recordingmanager.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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