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When I click on "my library", then "all media", real player freezes and takes 100% cpu.

Any workaround?

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Ah, I've found the source of the problem. Realplayer is what is called in the technical term: crapware. – Macha Sep 22 '09 at 19:33
I remember when RealPlayer was the player to have... – Keltari Jun 11 '15 at 5:50
up vote 13 down vote accepted

Well, you didn't provide us much information. But the best thing to do is to do a complete uninstall and reinstall.

My next suggestion is to avoid RealPlayer like the plague.

Try VLC instead.

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yep,realplayer isn't used much these days,it's too bloated – Mahmoud Hossam Sep 22 '09 at 18:11
RealPlayer is just a piece of Insert proper word here . And If I don't made a mistake, he now come with spyware... But I'm not sure on this point. – Marc-Andre R. Sep 22 '09 at 18:18
+1 for "avoid RealPlayer like the plague" – squillman Sep 22 '09 at 18:22
The plague can be cured with relative ease these days - the memories of realplayer still haunt me 10 years later. Avoid. – Phoshi Sep 22 '09 at 20:21
So just omit the "and reinstall" part :-) – user12099 Sep 23 '09 at 8:46


1) Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove Programs

2) Select RealPlayer

3) Click "Remove"

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No votes for humor? Sheesh! – Matias Nino Sep 22 '09 at 19:48
This isn't humour, it's actually good advice! – Rich Bradshaw Oct 22 '09 at 21:27

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