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7% remove it93% keep it
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Thrustmaster TARGET


Thrustmaster TARGET is a software program developed by Thrustmaster. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named tmservice.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 32.49 MB (34,065,095 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 33% of users of Thrustmaster TARGET come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Thrustmaster\TARGET
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8036A569-CA02-4D33-A7E9-E9BC8A482E91}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0010 -removeonly
Estimated size: 32.49 MB
Language: Italian

Program filesFiles installed by Thrustmaster TARGET

Program executable:tmservice.exe
Name:Thrustmaster TARGET
Thrustmaster FAST service
Path:C:\Program Files\thrustmaster\target\tmservice.exe
Additional files:
  • TmCommon.dll (by Guillemot) - Thrustmaster Common Dynamic Link Library (TmCommon Dynamic Link Library)
  • TmHidControl.dll (by Guillemot) - TmHidControl Dynamic Link Library (Thrustmaster FAST driver/devices control library)
  • cint.dll - Thrustmaster FAST (Thrustmaster FAST interpreter module)
  • 3DTools.dll (by Microsoft) - 3D Tools for the Windows Presentation Foundation (3DTools)
  • DeviceManagementApp.exe - Thrustmaster TARGET (Thrustmaster FAST devices management helper application)
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • FastBasic.dll - FastBasic
  • ICSharpCode.AvalonEdit.dll (by ic#code) - SharpDevelop (ICSharpCode.AvalonEdit)
  • Interpreter.exe
  • Microsoft.Expression.Drawing.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Drawing
  • Microsoft.Expression.Effects.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Effects
  • Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll - Microsoft.Expression.Interactions
  • RibbonControlsLibrary.dll - RibbonControlsLibrary
  • SingleInstance.dll - SingleInstance
  • spawn.exe
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • TARGETDeviceAnalyzer.exe - TARGET (TARGETDeviceAnalyzer)
  • TARGETScriptEditor.exe - TARGET Script Editor (TARGETScriptEditor)
  • TmHidRaw.dll - TmHidRaw Dynamic Link Library
  • TmServiceControl.dll - Thrustmaster FAST service control library
  • WPFToolkit.dll - WPF Toolkit

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TmService.exe runs as a service named 'Thrustmaster FAST service' (TmWinService) "Runs the Thrustmaster FAST interpreter, manages devices and scripts, receives commands from the FAST user interface and configures the system accordingly".

How do I remove Thrustmaster TARGET?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.32%
Windows 8 34.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.19%
Windows 7 Professional 15.32%
Windows 8.1 8.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.06%
Windows 10 Pro 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  France 12.77%
  United Kingdom 12.77%
  Germany 11.35%
  Australia 4.96%
  Italy 4.96%
  Netherlands 3.55%
  Sweden 3.55%
  Norway 2.13%
  Austria 1.42%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Canada 1.42%
  United Arab Emirates 0.71%
  Switzerland 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
ASUS 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Alienware 11.11%
Intel 8.89%
Dell 4.44%
Lenovo 2.22%
Apple 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Common models
ASUS All Series 17.24%
ASUSTeK CM6870 5.17%
MSI MS-7816 5.17%
MSI MS-7821 5.17%
MSI MS-7752 3.45%
MSI MS-7817 1.72%


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