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9% remove it91% keep it
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TPM Device Driver


TPM Device Driver is a software program developed by Winbond Electronics. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 33 MB (34,603,520 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of TPM Device Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winbond.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slimdrivers
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A7259DDF-33BC-4E37-B3C9-41AA7AD988F6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TPM Device Driver

  • slimdrivers.exe (by SlimWare Utilities) - SlimDrivers
  • inkform.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft ActiveSync (Ink Form MAPI Notes Server)
  • voicefrm.exe (by Microsoft) - Voice Form MAPI Notes Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slimdrivers.exe is scheduled as a task named 'slimdrivers'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • slimdrivers.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverUpdate Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • slimdrivers.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SlimDrivers' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SlimDrivers\SlimDrivers.exe" -boot.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0099287111%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00154640%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00838231%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,158,736
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:53 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:159 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove TPM Device Driver?

You can uninstall TPM Device Driver 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 TPM Device Driver, 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 TPM Device Driver.

Win XP 69%
Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 68.97%
Windows 7 31.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 68.97%
Windows 7 Professional 17.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  Canada 22.22%
  Italy 5.56%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  Hong Kong 2.78%
  Uruguay 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Russia 2.78%
  New Zealand 2.78%
  AL 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  BA 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 82.76%
Dell 6.90%
Lenovo 3.45%
Hewlett-Packard 3.45%
ASUS 3.45%
Common models
IBM 8215E9U 6.90%
LENOVO 7514A2U 3.45%
IBM 9210VY1 3.45%
IBM 9210RUS 3.45%
IBM 9210D5M 3.45%
IBM 8215Z4F 3.45%


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