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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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VersionDistribution 19.05% 4.76% 4.76% 9.52% 33.33% 9.52% 9.52% 4.76% 4.76%

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IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target


IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target is a program developed by IBM. The most used version is, 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. 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 8.87 MB (9,296,468 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 59% of users of IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ibm.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IBM\Tivoli\Remote Control\Target\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{29D7FDA4-30E2-4D5E-A3C8-720110008080}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target

  • trc_base.exe - Tivoli Remote Control (Tivoli RC Base Process)
  • trc_ctrl.dll - Tivoli RC Control DLL
  • trc_dsp.exe - Tivoli RC Display Process
  • trc_ft.exe - Tivoli RC File Transfer Process
  • trc_gui.exe - Tivoli RC GUI Process
  • trc_guia.exe - Tivoli RC Accesible GUI Process
  • trc_hook.dll - Tivoli RC Hook DLL
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • wrc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • trc_base.exe runs as a service named 'IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target' (TRCTARGET).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • trc_base.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\IBM\Tivoli\Remote Control\Target\trc_base.exe'.

How do I remove IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target?

You can uninstall IBM Tivoli Remote Control - 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 IBM Tivoli Remote Control - Target.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 5%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 10 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 52.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.82%
  Canada 5.88%
  Italy 5.88%
  Hong Kong 2.94%
  Brazil 2.94%
  Colombia 2.94%
  Norway 2.94%
  Japan 2.94%
  Netherlands 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%
  DK 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Lithuania 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 70.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 5.00%
Common models
LENOVO 4391A45 4.76%
LENOVO 25376V5 4.76%
LENOVO 2351AK7 4.76%
LENOVO 2325GQ6 4.76%
LENOVO 20B7000JMD 4.76%
LENOVO 2007EG7 4.76%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com


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