What is RUNXMLPL.exe?

The genuine RUNXMLPL.exe file is a software component of Wistron RunXMLPL by Wistron.
The file appears to be found on Acer computers from Wistron. Scant information suggests it maps keyboard buttons to operating system functions. Wistron Corporation is an engineering-based technical service provider delivering end-to-end product development services worldwide. The company has an in-depth focus on information and communication technology (ICT) products provides distinct competitive advantages to customers.

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 RUNXMLPL.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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RUNXMLPL.exe file information

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

The process known as RunXMLPL belongs to software Wistron RunXMLPL by Wistron (

Description: RUNXMLPL.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The RUNXMLPL.exe file is located in the C:\Windows folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 32,768 bytes (52% of all occurrences), 20,480 bytes, 40,960 bytes or 24,576 bytes. 
The program has a visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The RUNXMLPL.exe file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 24% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Recommended: Identify RUNXMLPL.exe related errors

Important: Some malware disguises itself as RUNXMLPL.exe, particularly when not located in the C:\Windows folder. Therefore, you should check the RUNXMLPL.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

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Auf meinem Acer Notebook startet RunXMPL.exe bei hochfahren mit und installiert nach einer System-Neu-Installation alle Acer Programme + PowerDVD.
essential on Acer Notebook
  le monde secret  
Runmxpl in its unmodified state is a program that deals with reconciling the hardware with the OS.
  Tom   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of RUNXMLPL.exe: based on 4 votes with 4 user comments. 2 users think RUNXMLPL.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving RUNXMLPL issues

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