realupgrade.exe is a process from RealNetworks, Inc.. It can be found in the
location of C:\WINDOWS\system32\. It is a potential security risk which can
be modified maliciously by virus. realupgrade.exe virus should be disabled and removed if
it was attacked and brought you windows xp/vista/7 errors.
Common realupgrade.exe Error Messages
"Error starting the application because realupgrade.exe""This application failed to start because realupgrade.exe was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.""This application failed to start because realupgrade.exe was not found""Cannot start Microsoft Windows. A required component is missing: realupgrade.exe"
"This process uses an excessive amount of memory""This process has encountered a problem and needs to close""This process tries to connect to microsoft.com""This process crashes after installation of Windows XP Service Pack 2""This process continues running after closing all Microsoft Office applications"
realupgrade.exe error can be caused by any of the below possibilities.
Sluggish system performanceIncorrect BIOS configurationRemove certain files by accidentWindows shutdown problemsBlue Screen of DeathDamaged or incorrect fileLow disk spaceTemp folder is not exist or brokenIncorrectly installed third-party softwareCorrupt or invalid file allocation list, swap file, password list and registry, Incorrect BIOS settingCould not find C:\Windows\system32\ realupgrade.exeUndesired spyware attacksSystem crashesNon-removal registry filesSerious loss of confidential and sensitive dataA control panel (.cpl) file is damagedCorrupt or invalid .cpp file or temp folder