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What is rapi.dll?


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Windows Process Description:

The module rapi.dll, also known as Mobile Device Remote Application Programming Interface, is the core module of the software Microsoft ActiveSync in performing its basic function. The rapi.dll module, together with Microsoft ActiveSync that houses it, is designed to synchronize information on a Windows Mobile powered device with Windows-powered Personal Computers and Microsoft Outlook. This module was developed by Microsoft Corporation.

The rapi.dll module resides on the desktop computer and is subsequently used to penetrate the Windows CE environment of Windows Mobile powered devices through the use of cable or cradle devices. The rapi.dll module's core task is to communicate functions from a desktop computer by invoking certain functions from a mobile device. This module displays the needed application to the desktop computer.

In the process, the functions that are exported from the mobile device can relate to the registry, system file and databases, in addition to functions related to the querying of the system configuration on the desktop computer. With the use of the rapi.dll file, the application Windows ActiveSync is enabled to undertake the viewing of files, creating of folders and changing of registry of your Windows mobile pc through the desktop computer.

ActiveSync, the application that houses the rapi.dll module can be downloaded for free in the Microsoft Corporation owned site which is http:// The rapi.dll module uses very low memory of valuable Ram space whilst the module is running in the background. The size of the most current version of rapi.dll module which is known as version 4.5.5096.0 employs only 134 kilobytes of your hard disk space. It is commonly located in the C:/ WINDOWS/ system32 of your registry.

The rapi.dll module is vital in order for Microsoft ActiveSync software to run properly. Thereby, it is not advisable to remove or delete this file. This module poses no risk at all. The module rapi.dll is not a known malware or Trojan component. In addition, its low usage of virtual memory is unlikely to cause harm or damage to your computer.

Background File: Yes

System File: No

Application File: Yes

Memory Usage: Low

Uses Internet: No

Author: Microsoft Corporation

Author URL: http://

Part Of: Microsoft ActiveSync

Memory Usage: Low

Associated Applications: Microsoft ActiveSync

Background DLL:

Uses Network: Yes

Hardware Related: Yes

Common Path: C:\ WINDOWS\ system32

DLL Version: 4.5.5096.0

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