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Should I remove Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #227
United States Rank #279
Reach 2.4568%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.81 days
525.26 days >
Average installed length: 275.98 days


1.24.388.1 0.00%
1.23.605.1 59.80% 13.32% 26.52% 0.36%

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Intel Trusted Connect Service Client

What is Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

Intel Trusted Connect Service Client is part of the IntelĀ® Management Engine which is installed with the Small Business/Security/Management Technology platform and is a requirement for the motherboard so it can accomplish with different tasks and processes at a hardware/software level. Trusted Network Connect or TNC is an open architecture for Network Access Control which is designed to improve computer security. Disabling this feature might cause erratic behavior.


The most used version is 1.23.605.1, 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 Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 5.08 MB (5,328,896 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\intel\icls client\system
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{09536BA1-E498-4CC3-B834-D884A67D7E34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Trusted Connect Service Client

Program executable:javaws.exe
Name:Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U131
Java(TM) Web Start Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_131\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • awt.dll (by Oracle) - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • bci.dll (by Oracle)
  • bevelline.dll (by DELMATIC) - BevelLine
  • dcpr.dll
  • decora_sse.dll
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Platform SE 8 U131 (Java Deployment Library)
  • dragdroplib.dll (by Microsoft) - DragDropLib
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eraser.defaultplugins.dll (by The Eraser Project) - Eraser (Default Plugins)
  • eraser.defaultplugins.resources.dll (by The Eraser Project)
  • eraser.exe
  • eraser.manager.dll - Eraser Manager
  • eraser.manager.resources.dll
  • eraser.resources.dll
  • eraser.shell.dll - Eraser Shell Extension
  • eraser.util.dll - Eraser Platform Utilities
  • eraser.util.filesystem.dll - Eraser File System Utilities
  • eraser.util.unlocker.dll - Eraser File Handle Unlocker
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fontmanager.dll
  • fxplugins.dll
  • glass.dll
  • glib-lite.dll
  • gstreamer-lite.dll
  • hprof.dll
  • instrument.dll
  • j2pcsc.dll
  • j2pkcs11.dll
  • jaas_nt.dll
  • jabswitch.exe
  • java.dll
  • java.exe
  • java_crw_demo.dll
  • JavaAccessBridge.dll
  • javacpl.exe - Java Control Panel
  • javafx_font.dll
  • javafx_font_t2k.dll
  • javafx_iio.dll
  • java-rmi.exe
  • javaw.exe
  • jawt.dll
  • JAWTAccessBridge.dll
  • jdwp.dll
  • jfr.dll
  • jfxmedia.dll
  • jfxwebkit.dll
  • jjs.exe
  • jli.dll
  • jp2iexp.dll
  • jp2launcher.exe - Java(TM) Web Launcher
  • jp2native.dll
  • jp2ssv.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • eraser.shell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Eraser' with a class of {BC9B776A-90D7-4476-A791-79D835F30650}.
Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • jp2iexp.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {08B0E5C0-4FCB-11CF-AAA5-00401C608501}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • eraser.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Eraser' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\Eraser\Eraser.exe" --atRestart.

How do I remove Intel Trusted Connect Service Client?

You can uninstall Intel Trusted Connect Service Client 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 Intel® Trusted Connect Service Client, 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 Intel Trusted Connect Service Client.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Intel Trusted Connect Service Client you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.95%
Windows 10 10.33%
Windows XP 0.69%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.10%
Windows 7 Professional 18.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.61%
Windows 10 Home 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.47%
Windows 10 Pro 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.87%
  Germany 5.17%
  United Kingdom 4.16%
  France 3.48%
  Canada 3.42%
  Australia 2.81%
  India 2.48%
  Italy 2.02%
  Brazil 1.86%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Taiwan 1.26%
  Japan 1.18%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Sweden 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 19.34%
Dell 18.19%
Hewlett-Packard 17.19%
ASUS 13.71%
Toshiba 9.81%
Lenovo 7.30%
Samsung 5.67%
Sony 3.53%
Alienware 2.23%
Medion 1.82%
MSI 0.67%
Intel 0.53%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 5520 4.07%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.72%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.59%
Dell XPS 8500 3.32%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.88%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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