rthdcpl.exe may be a dangerous application, according to heuristic analysis. This program triggers many of the "possible danger" criteria detailed in this document. It is yet unknown if rthdcpl.exe is malware or not that doesn't harm your PC. We recommend you to be careful with this application.
Normally, this program is stored in J:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE.
The MD5 checksum for this file is c0ef7f9cf259471f9fdb6e5d490facfc.
This application does NOT operate as a Windows service. This is usually a good sign.
This exe runs in 32-bit mode. It can not use the entire set of features of current PC chips. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description stored in the file is Realtek HD Audio Control Panel.
File version 188.8.131.52.
Publisher Realtek Semiconductor Corp..
Copyright notice Copyright (c) 2010 Realtek Semiconductor Corp..
This application does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad sign.
Some insecure features of Windows have been used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to perform more in-depth research about this program.
rthdcpl.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of serious programs are digitally signed.
The digital signature is not valid. This indicates the software application may be malware and that someone probably tampered with it after the signature was generated. We advise extreme caution!
Digitally signed by: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher
Certificate's issuer name: Microsoft Windows Third Party Component CA 2012
This program starts at your PC's startup. Yes
This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.