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What is rtkngui64.exe?

Part of Realtek HD Audio Manager by Realtek Semiconductor

What is it?

Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a program that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC. The driver handles sound playback and recording.
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How does rtkngui64.exe run?

Process - rtkngui64.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. rtkngui64.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does rtkngui64.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - rtkngui64.exe is registered with the run identifier 'RTHDVCPL' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe" -s' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - rtkngui64.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'RTKCPL' and is triggered by the Logon action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - rtkngui64.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\RTKCPL'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the rtkngui64.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of rtkngui64.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is rtkngui64.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU549.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
14.74 MB RAM68.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\realtek\audio\hda\rtkngui64.exe

Are there other versions of Realtek HD Audio Manager?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Realtek HD Audio Manager.

What programs install rtkngui64.exe?

Realtek High Definition Audio Driver by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - Realtek's High Definition Audio Driver provide high quality DTS, Dolby, Surround Sound to your PC via the audio card. The software comes with a number of features and functionality such as a six channel Digital to An
Program URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Install path: C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\Drivers
Size: 33.45 MB
Realtek HDMI Audio Driver for ATI by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. - The Realtek HDMI Audio Driver is the software driver for the Realtek HDMI Audio devices. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware
Program URL: www.realtek.com.tw
Install path: C:\Program Files\realtek\audio\hda
Size: 16.15 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Realtek Semiconductor

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. manufactures and sells a wide variety of products throughout the world, and its product lines can be broadly categorized into two More...
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File details

File name: rtkngui64.exe
Publisher: Realtek Semiconductor (verified)
Name: Realtek HD Audio Manager
Description: Realtek HD Audio Manager
Version: 1.0.378.0
Size: 7.22 MB
Original file name: RtkNGui.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/20/2010
Expiration date: 6/11/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001307323%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000757804%
User CPU: 0.00005495189997%
Privileged CPU time: 171.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 113.26 MB
Peak committed memory: 117.07 MB
Paged memory: 14.74 MB
Peak paged memory: 14.82 MB
Paged system memory: 196.63 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.24 KB
Working set memory: 12.14 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.19 MB
Min working set memory: 11.52 MB
Private memory: 14.74 MB
Page faults: 4,286
Page faults /min: 15
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 33
Peak USER objects: 36
Handle count average: 288
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe" -s

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: "C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe" -s

Scheduled task details

Command: \RTKCPL

Scheduled tasks startup details


Image hashes

MD5: 2c1af8733700ff54c48187797809dc35
SHA-1: 878f125fa8509e208809c2c435891fc0e9eda13b

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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