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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.95 days
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Average installed length: 11.88 days


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POS Software Monitor


POS Software Monitor is a software program developed by Trustwave. 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 setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 110.4 MB (115,765,642 bytes). The installed file tkupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.trustwave.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Trustwave\Agent\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Trustwave\Agent\TKAUninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 110.4 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by POS Software Monitor

  • tka_proxy_config.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Proxy Configuration Utility
  • SDM.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Software Detection Module
  • policy_scanner.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Security Policy Analyzer
  • AntiMalware.dll - TrustKeeper Agent MalwarePrototype Module
  • FIM.dll - TrustKeeper Agent File Integrity Monitor
  • CollectSupportInformation.exe - TrustKeeper Collect Support Information
  • VersionInfo.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Version Information
  • file_scanner.dll - Trustwave Prohibited Data Scanner
  • NetworkScanner.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Network Scanner
  • RemoteTestAPI.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Remote Test API
  • ReplaceService.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Replace Service
  • tkupdate.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Update Service
  • Beacon.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Beacon Module
  • TKAUninstaller.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Uninstaller
  • TKAgentRegistrant.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Registrant
  • TKAgentCommonV2.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Common v2
  • Upgrade.dll - TrustKeeper Agent Upgrade
  • tkstatus.exe - TrustKeeper Agent Status
  • TkStatusWindow.exe
  • tkagent.exe - TrustKeeper Agent (TrustKeeper Agent Service)
  • LocalTestAPI.dll - Local Test API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • tkupdate.exe runs as a service named 'POS Software Monitor Update Service' (TkUpdateManager) "Provides services for Information Security and Compliance.".

How do I remove POS Software Monitor?

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

Win 8 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 33.33%
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
Lenovo 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Common models
LENOVO 10181 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 8.33%
HP-Pavilion NH969AV-ABA s... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6740f 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2003w 8.33%
HP ProBook 4440s 8.33%


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