What is rfbd.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 rfbd.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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Rfbd.exe file information

The process known as VNC Server for Win32 or TridiaVNC Win32 Server belongs to software Tridia Corporation WinVNC or iTivity Support Agent or iTivity or iTivity Attended iAgent by Tridia.

Description: Rfbd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The rfbd.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 274,432 bytes (50% of all occurrences), 473,600 bytes or 434,176 bytes. 
The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. The program is not visible. Rfbd.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In the event of any problems with rfbd.exe, you can completely remove iTivity Support Agent or iTivity Admin Agent (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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

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