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What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
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6.2.314 46.67%

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TDS Desktop Launcher

What is TDS Desktop Launcher?

This is a white-labeled LogMeIn branded support and remote access utility of LogMeIn Rescue that uses a proprietary remote desktop protocol over transmitted via SSL that provides support technichians to connect to the remote desktop. The software it typically used to provide custom PC support to remotely view, diagnose and fix an end users computer.


The most used version is 7.0.454, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 7.43 MB (7,792,644 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.logmein.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Rescue Calling Card\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{C2835850-FCEB-4A1A-A213-57E7A9A8EC62}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TDS Desktop Launcher

  • CallingCard.exe - LogMeIn Rescue Calling Card
  • ra64app.exe - LogMeIn Rescue GUI Launcher
  • rescue.dll - LogMeIn Rescue Calling Card DLL
  • LMIRhook.000.dll - LogMeIn Rescue (LogMeIn Rescue Hook DLL)
  • rahook.dll
  • rahook9x.dll
  • rarcc.dll - LogMeIn Rescue RARCC DLL
  • Unattended.exe
  • unlock.dll
  • unlock64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CallingCard.exe runs as a service named 'LogMeIn Rescue (3534f9a8-08c5-462f-ac9e-5750b1b4a4ff)' (LMIRescue_3534f9a8-08c5-462f-ac9e-5750b1b4a4ff).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CallingCard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'LogMeInRescueCallingCard' and executes as "C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Rescue Calling Card\CallingCard.exe".
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • CallingCard.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name '*LogMeInRescue' which loads as "C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Rescue Calling Card\CallingCard.exe" -runonce reboot.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CallingCard.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\ATSCallingCard\CallingCard.exe'.

How do I remove TDS Desktop Launcher?

Quickly and completely remove TDS Desktop Launcher from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TDS Desktop Launcher 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 TDS Desktop Launcher, 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 TDS Desktop Launcher.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 61.54%
ASUS 15.38%
Gateway 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Common models
HP 635 Notebook PC 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1231 13.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 6.67%
HP ProBook 4720s 6.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.67%

About LogMeIn

LogMeIn provides software as a service-based (SAAS) remote connectivity, collaboration, and support solutions to businesses and consumers.
Publisher URL: www.logmein.com


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