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Program info

Estimated safety rating


downloader2.exe is a application which is probably legit. So, if downloader2.exe is on your system, it is probably ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is clean, we still advise you to run a good antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself your PC against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files (x86)\RealNetworks\RealDownloader\downloader2.exe

Usually, this application is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\RealNetworks\RealDownloader\downloader2.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 checksum for this file is aa2874cf33dab2ca78ce4afcfe978fd4.

Is running as a service


This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs in 32-bit mode. It can not benefit of the full power of current PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.

File description


The description extracted from the program is RealDownloader.

File version

File version


 Copyright © RealNetworks, Inc. 1995-2012

Legal copyright notice Copyright © RealNetworks, Inc. 1995-2012.

Has valid windows


This executable does NOT have visible elements of user interface. This is most likely a bad thing.

Potentially dangerous functions


Some unusual features of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for intercepting the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.

Digitally signed


downloader2.exe has a digital signature. Today the large majority of clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to downloader2.exe checks out perfectly. This is very good.

Certifier name

 RealNetworks, Inc.

Digital certificate name: RealNetworks, Inc.

Issuer name

 Thawte Code Signing CA - G2

Certificate's issuer name: Thawte Code Signing CA - G2

Starts with windows


This program starts at Windows startup. Yes

Can be uninstalled


It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.