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What is RtVOsd.exe?

RtVOsd.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 RtVOsd.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.

RtVOsd.exe file information

The process known as Realtek OSD for Volume/Mute belongs to software RtVOsd by Realtek Semiconductor (www.realtek.com.tw).

Description: RtVOsd.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file RtVOsd.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 1,024,512 bytes (85% of all occurrences) or 1,024,000 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/rtvosd.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. It is not a Windows system file. RtVOsd.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 3% dangerous.
If you are having problems with RtVOsd.exe, you can uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > RtVOsd).

Recommended: Identify RtVOsd.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as RtVOsd.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the RtVOsd.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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