The genuine rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll file is a software component of RealPlayer by RealPlayer.
RealPlayer offers this dll as a plugin for internet browsers. It allows the user to download and record content from the utilized browser for playback in RealPlayer. Introduced in 1995 as an audio player, RealPlayer currently plays nearly all types of recordable media including audio and video.
RPBrowserRecordPlugin stands for RealPlayer Browser Record Plugin
Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin.
The process known as RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin or RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer
belongs to software RealPlayer Download and Recording Plugin for or Utility Common Driver or RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin for Internet Explorer or EMSC or iTunes or Verizon Media Manager or My Book Device Driver or VADIS Config
by RealPlayer (www.real.com) or RealNetworks (www.realnetworks.com).
Description: Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files".
Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 308,856 bytes (19% of all occurrences), 370,296 bytes and 15 more variants.
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include 3049C3E9-B461-4BC5-8870-4C09146192CA. There is no description of the program. The program has no visible window. Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is able to monitor web browsers. There is no detailed description of this service. The rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll file is not a Windows core file. Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is certified by a trustworthy company. Rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 66% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.
Recommended: Identify rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll related errors
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If RealPlayer Download and Record Plugin has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: ASecurity Task Manager examines the active rpbrowserrecordplugin process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known Banti-malware tool tells you if the rpbrowserrecordplugin.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.
A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.