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Should I remove TeraCopy?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,069
United States Rank #1,569
Reach 0.6461%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.49 days
279.83 days >
Average installed length: 147.03 days


2.3 0.01%

Typically installed together

TeraCopy 2.3

What is TeraCopy?  (from Code Sector)

TeraCopy is designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed. It skips bad files during the copying process, and then displays them at the end of the transfer so that you can see which ones need attention. TeraCopy can automatically check the copied files for errors by calculating their CRC checksum values...  Read more


TeraCopy 2.3 is a program developed by Code Sector. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 6.19 MB (6,494,530 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of TeraCopy come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teracopy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeraCopy\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TeraCopy\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeraCopy 2.3

  • Portable TeraCopy 2.2.exe - TeraCopy
  • TeraCopy - Copy.exe
  • TeraCopy.exe
  • teracopy-2.3.exe - TeraCopy Setup
  • teracopy22.exe
  • teracopy227.exe
  • TeraCopyService.exe - TeraCopy Service
  • TeraCopy64.dll - Simple Context Menu
  • EnterKey.exe
  • tclinks.exe
  • tcm.exe
  • TeraCopy.dll
  • TeraCopyExt.dll
  • TeraCopyExt32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Context Menu Handlers
  • TeraCopyExt32.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TeraCopy' with a class of {A8005AF0-D6E8-48AF-8DFA-023B1CF660A7}.
  • TeraCopy64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TeraCopy' with a class of {A8005AF0-D6E8-48AF-8DFA-023B1CF660A7}.
  • TeraCopyExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TeraCopy' with a class of {A8005AF0-D6E8-48AF-8DFA-023B1CF660A7}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • TeraCopyExt.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TeraCopy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{247D5031-8C8E-4A61-8C77-9F56BE1D6040}' (runs on registration).
  • TeraCopy - Copy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{98D0B2F1-9935-4DB7-B80E-47BFAF1E08A3}' (runs on registration).
  • TeraCopyService.exe runs as a service named 'TeraCopy Service' (TeraCopyService) "Provides access to files via Volume Shadow Copy service.".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeraCopy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeraCopy\teracopy.exe'.
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeraCopy\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove TeraCopy?

You can uninstall TeraCopy 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 TeraCopy 2.3, 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 TeraCopy.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by TeraCopy 2.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.13%
Windows 10 43.69%
Windows XP 3.10%
Windows Vista 1.00%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.12%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.62%
Windows 7 Professional 13.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.26%
Windows 10 Pro 8.32%
Windows 8.1 7.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.33%
  Germany 8.78%
  India 6.03%
  Italy 4.03%
  United Kingdom 3.65%
  France 2.96%
  DZ 2.10%
  Canada 2.07%
  Australia 1.99%
  MA 1.93%
  Egypt 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Philippines 1.30%
  Indonesia 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.76%
Dell 21.23%
Acer 15.96%
ASUS 12.20%
Lenovo 6.59%
Toshiba 5.01%
Samsung 3.02%
Intel 1.72%
Medion 1.08%
MSI 0.86%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.12%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.32%

About (from Code Sector Inc.)

Code Sector is a software company that was founded in 1999 with the goal of developing personal and small-business applications for Microsoft Windows.
Publisher URL: codesector.com

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Samizdataover a year ago
It is an excellent replacement for the standard Windows file copy/move function. It beats the traditionally slow speed of Windows<>Linux interoperability with file operations. It will also check the transferred files for corruption.