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Should I remove TwinCAT PLC HMI CE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0002%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.9.19 66.67%
1.0.9.9 33.33%

TwinCAT PLC HMI CE

Overview

TwinCAT PLC HMI CE is a program developed by Beckhoff. The most used version is 1.9.19, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.19 MB (1,249,912 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 63% of users of TwinCAT PLC HMI CE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: beckhoff.de/default.asp?download/cx_ce_hmi.htm
Installation folder: C:\TwinCAT
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B4D75335-0D1A-4527-AF1D-9FA58CECF243}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TwinCAT PLC HMI CE

  • TCATSysCtrl.exe - BECKHOFF TwinCAT System (TwinCAT System Properties)
  • TCATSysSrv.exe - TwinCAT System Service
  • TcStgEditor.exe - TcStgEditor Application (TcStgEditor MFC Application)
  • TcSysUI.exe - User interface program for TwinCAT System Service
  • TcComPortConnection.dll - TcComPortConnection Module
  • TcAmsSerial.dll - TcAmsSerial Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • TCATSysSrv.exe runs as a service named 'TwinCAT System Service' (TcSysSrv).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TcSysUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TcSysUI' which loads as C:\TwinCAT\TcSysUI.exe.

How do I remove TwinCAT PLC HMI CE?

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Or, you can uninstall TwinCAT PLC HMI CE 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 TwinCAT PLC HMI CE, 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 TwinCAT PLC HMI CE.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 33%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 33.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Poland 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
LENOVO 25223FG 33.33%
Dell OptiPlex 790 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard nc75xx 33.33%

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