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18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #38,373
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1.5.3621.31147 45.45%
1.5.3596.25369 27.27%
1.4.3532.22707 9.09%
1.2.3411.26345 18.18%

Turbine Download Manager


Turbine Download Manager is a software program developed by Turbine. The most common release is 1.5.3621.31147, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 7.35 MB (7,702,610 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 89% of users of Turbine Download Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.turbine.com
Help link: www.ddo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Turbine\Turbine Download Manager
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Turbine\Turbine Download Manager\UninstallTDM.exe" /silent /query 62289540-dc30-11dc-95ff-0800200c9a66_is1
Estimated size: 7.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Turbine Download Manager

  • AbstractPeer.dll - Turbine Download Manager
  • Common.dll
  • DatFileStreaming.dll
  • IpcServerSupport.dll
  • IpcSupport.dll
  • LocalContentReader.dll
  • ServiceInstallerEx.dll
  • Skin.dll - Skin
  • StatusClientToGuiEvents.dll
  • StatusClientToUpdateClientEvents.dll
  • Tcp.dll
  • TrayToBalloonProviderEvents.dll
  • TurbineDownloadManagerGui.exe
  • TurbineDownloadManagerGuiCore.dll
  • TurbineDownloadManagerIcon.exe
  • TurbineMessageService.exe
  • TurbineNetworkService.exe
  • TurbineStartServices.exe
  • UdpCommon.dll
  • UdpStatusClient.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Turbine Download Manager Uninstaller
  • UninstallTdm.exe - Turbine Game Uninstaller
  • UpdateClient.dll
  • UpdateClientToGuiEvents.dll
  • UpdateClientToMonitorEvents.dll
  • UpdateClientToTrayEvents.dll
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'NetFwTypeLib'.
  • TdmVersionCheck.exe - TdmVersionCheck
  • zlib1T.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • TurbineNetworkService.exe runs as a service named 'Turbine Network Service - Live' (LiveTurbineNetworkService) "Updates Turbine game content files.".
  • TurbineMessageService.exe runs as a service named 'Turbine Message Service - Live' (LiveTurbineMessageService) "Listens for messages from Turbine regarding patch availability, news updates, world status changes, et al.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TurbineDownloadManagerIcon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Turbine Download Manager Tray Icon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Turbine\Turbine Download Manager\TurbineDownloadManagerIcon.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TurbineNetworkService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Turbine\Turbine Download Manager\TurbineNetworkService.exe'.
  • TurbineMessageService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Turbine\Turbine Download Manager\TurbineMessageService.exe'.

How do I remove Turbine Download Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows Vista 27.27%
Windows XP 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.18%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  Australia 5.56%
  Ireland 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.14%
Acer 28.57%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
NVIDIA 122-CK-NF68 14.29%
Gateway NV73 14.29%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 14.29%
Compaq Presario 061 ER978... 14.29%
Acer Aspire 5516 14.29%
HP-Pavilion NY621AA-ABA p... 14.29%

About Turbine

Turbine is a computer game developer that develops 3D massively multiplayer online role-playing games and is well known for employing fans of the game to the customer service side, for DDO examples being Tolero who hosted a long running role play segment on the unofficial DDO podcast, DDOcast, and Jerry Snook creator and host of said cast.
Publisher URL: www.turbine.com


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