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What is rpshell.dll?

Part of RealPlayer by RealNetworks

What is it?

RealPlayer Shell Extensions is part of RealPlayer, by RealNetworks, a cross-platform software product primarily used for the playing of recorded media. The media player is compatible with numerous formats within the multimedia realm, including MP3, MPEG-4, QuickTime, Windows Media, and multiple proprietary versions of RealAudio and RealVideo formats.
Description of rpshell.dll from RealNetworks
RealPlayer plays more audio and video files than most other media players. And it’s free. No wonder it’s installed millions of times each month. For instance, you can download videos from thousands of websites with a single click. Transfer them to popular mobile phones and devices. Convert videos to various audio and video formats. Edit videos. And that’s just the free version. With RealPlayer Plus 15, you can also burn hi-def videos, download videos three times faster, and enjoy advanced CD and DVD burning capabilities.
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How is rpshell.dll loaded?

Approved shell extension - rpshell.dll has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {F0CB00CD-5A07-4D91-97F5-A8C92CDA93E4}. When the system detects that the user is downloading an external program that runs as part of the Windows user interface, the system searches for a digital certificate or requests that the user approve the action. If you enable this policy, Windows only starts approved programs.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the rpshell.dll file.Of the 0.3% of rpshell.dll users, 93.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\real\realplayer\rpshell.dll

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About RealNetworks, Inc.

RealNetworks delivers digital entertainment services to consumers via PC, portable music player, home entertainment system or mobile phone. Real gave the Intern More...
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File details

File name: rpshell.dll
Publisher: RealNetworks, Inc. (verified)
Name: RealPlayer
Description: RealPlayer Shell Extensions
Size: 53.56 KB
Original file name: rpshellext.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: RealNetworks
Certificate authority: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Effective date: 8/30/2006
Expiration date: 9/15/2007

Approved shell extension details

CLSID: {F0CB00CD-5A07-4D91-97F5-A8C92CDA93E4}

Image hashes

MD5: 60e2733856671fb24d386a4d0c976285
SHA-1: 59732028a6698b27a59a3cde01db6d71cd4afdc0
SHA-256: e1f949ccc84fde51f0efee35463a4db094be09329125308719d52361505cfb6e

PE image details

File entropy: 5.24937
File packed: No
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