Realtek HD Audio Control Panel

rthdcpl.exe. What is it?

Rthdcpl.exe is part of Realtek HD Audio Control Panel. It's installed along with the drivers for Realtek sound cards and audio devices and lets you modify the settings of your Realtek audio device.

Rthdcpl is an nonessential system process but you shouldn't disable it unless it is really necessary. If at last you've decided to disable or even uninstall Rthdcpl.exe, then be ready that your system may be left without sound.

Common Rthdcpl.exe errors

rthdcpl.exe - Illegal System DLL Relocation
This process uses 100% CPU time

Possible dangers of Rthdcpl.exe

Sometimes the spyware or virus writers simply place a similiar or same named file elsewhere on your computer hoping to fool you. Mostly there is only one instance of this process running at a given time on a system. The presence of multiple rthdcpl.exe processes may be an indicator of a malware infection. If you don't have a Realtek sound card, then you should clean your computer.



Author: Realtek Semiconductor CorpPart Of: Realtek HD Audio Sound Effect ManagerCommon path(s): %WINDOWS%


Malware risk: Scan your PC for viruses and Trojans
Some viruses infect computers while disguised in the form of legitimate files, like rthdcpl.exe. Run an antivirus scan to ensure your PC is clean and safe.
Registry Errors: Free scan (run Registry Cleaner)Uninstallation: N/A Uninstall (run Unistall Manager)Disk & Memory Usage: N/A Free scan (run Task Manager)

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by Felipe on Nov 21, 2009 at 06:05 PM

Yes Realtek Control, is a safe file

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