What is Rt64win7?

The genuine Rt64win7.sys file is a software component of Realtek by Realtek.
A device driver for Reaktek Network Interface Cards, this file runs in the background and allows the operating system to communicate with the device. This driver is available on the Realtek website, and can also be downloaded through Windows Update. This driver will not function on 32 bit systems. Founded in 1987, RealTek is based in Taiwan and produces various types of integrated circuit products.

Rt64Win7 stands for Realtek 64 bit Windows 7

Rt64win7.sys is a Windows driver. A driver is a small software program that allows your computer to communicate with hardware or connected devices. This means that a driver has direct access to the internals of the operating system, hardware etc. The free file information forum can help you determine if Rt64win7.sys is a Windows system file or if it belongs to an application that you can trust.

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Rt64win7.sys file information

The process known as Realtek (version 8136/8168/8169 NDIS 6.20 64-bit Driver, 8101E/8168/8169 NDIS 6.20 64-bit Driver) belongs to software Realtek (version 8136/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters, 8101E/8168/8169 PCI/PCIe Adapters) by Realtek (

Description: Rt64win7.sys is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. Rt64win7.sys is located in an undetermined folder. The file size on Windows 10/8/7/XP is 0 bytes. 
The driver can be started or stopped from Services in the Control Panel or by other programs. The program is not visible. The service has no detailed description. The Rt64win7.sys file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 18% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify Rt64win7.sys related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as Rt64win7.sys. Therefore, you should check the Rt64win7.sys 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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Ethernet driver I think. SpyHunter doesn't like it.

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Best practices for resolving Rt64win7 issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with Rt64win7. 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 Rt64win7.sys 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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