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Should I remove TCPCom?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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4.1.3 50.00%
3.0 50.00%



TCPCom is a program developed by TAL Technologies. The most used version is 4.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is TCPCOM.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.41 MB (1,476,727 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of TCPCom come from the United States, it is also popular in IQ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmicro.com/tcp-com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TCPCom
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\TCPCom\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\TCPCom\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 1.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TCPCom

Program executable:TCPCOM.exe
RS232 to TCP/IP converter with virtual COM port support. (May also be installed as a Windows Service.)
Path:C:\Program Files\TCPCom\TCPCOM.exe
Additional files:
  • TCPCOM.exe - TCP-Com (RS232 to TCP/IP converter with virtual COM port support. (May also be installed as a Windows Service.))
  • ResetBus.exe (by TAL) - ResetBus
  • vsbsetup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove TCPCom?

Quickly and completely remove TCPCom from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TCPCom from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program TCPCom, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove TCPCom.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  IQ 20.00%


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