What is RTSHookInterop.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 RTSHookInterop.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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RTSHookInterop.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with RTSHookInterop
RTSHookInterop.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as RTSHookInterop belongs to software UltraMon or C9650n Series PS Driver from by Realtime Soft (

Description: RTSHookInterop.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file RTSHookInterop.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 81,920 bytes (61% of all occurrences), 86,016 bytes or 84,360 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The RTSHookInterop.exe file is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with RTSHookInterop.exe, you could completely remove UltraMon or C9650n Series PS Driver from (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program) or look for help on the website.

Recommended: Identify RTSHookInterop.exe related errors

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

UltraMon Process
Belongs to the process UltraMon.
UltraMon Process
its for windowscripts used by Ultramon
Is a part of the Multi-Monitor-Tool "UltraMon"
Terminating this executable on my system also made my skype crash as well as affecting the program ultramon
  Luke Adams  

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Summary: Average user rating of RTSHookInterop.exe: based on 12 votes with 7 user comments. 7 users think RTSHookInterop.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 3 users think it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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Best practices for resolving RTSHookInterop issues

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