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Should I remove Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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United States Rank #2,044
Reach 0.2588%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.24 days
302.09 days >
Average installed length: 158.72 days


2.0.0020 0.35%
2.00.0005 8.04%
2.00.0004 6.27%
2.00.0003 4.08%
2.00.0002 21.98%
2.00.0001 22.53%
2.00.0000 4.76%
1.24.0000 0.16%
1.23.0000 15.35%
1.22.0000 5.75%
1.21.0000 0.24%
1.20.0000 2.69%
1.19.0000 0.02%
1.17.0000 0.65%
1.16.0000 3.20%
1.15.0000 3.88%
1.14.0000 0.04%
1.9.0000 0.02%

Other programs by Texas Instruments Inc

Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers.

What is Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers.?

The Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515 driver is the software driver for the PCIxx21/x515. It is a program used to communicate from the Windows PC OS to the device. This software is required in most cases for the hardware device to function properly. In most cases, drivers come with Windows or can be found by going to Windows Update in Control Panel and checking for updates as well as downloaded from the Texas Instruments support website.


The most common release is 2.00.0001, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named uminst.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 946 KB (968,704 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ti.com
Help link: Please contact your vendor directly
Installation folder: C:\Windows\tiinst\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\9\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{48CF6549-B45D-4313-9927-EFCCC8A3493F} /l1033
Estimated size: 946 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers.

Program executable:uminst.exe
Additional files:
  • ti21sony.sys - Texas Instruments PCIxx21 PCIxx12 Integrated FlashMedia Controller
  • tifm21.sys - Texas Instruments PCIxx21/PCIxx12 Integrated FlashMedia Controller
  • gtipci21.sys - Texas Instruments PCI GemCore Based SmartCard Interface (Texas Instruments PCI GemCore IFD Handler)
  • ISWA.exe - InstallShield 12 work around
  • cttib1.dll (by Gemplus) - Gemplus-TI B1 CT-API dll (Gemplus-TI B1 compliant CT-API dll)
  • tifmicon.dll

How do I remove Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers.?

You can uninstall Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers. 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 Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers., 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 Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515/xx12 drivers..

Win Vista (SP2) 34%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 39.49%
Windows 7 33.01%
Windows XP 21.52%
Windows 10 5.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 31.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.48%
Windows 7 Professional 7.10%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.78%
  United Kingdom 5.32%
  Germany 3.95%
  Canada 3.90%
  Italy 3.48%
  Australia 1.81%
  France 1.77%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Poland 1.62%
  Spain 1.37%
  Sweden 0.96%
  Romania 0.93%
  Czech Republic 0.88%
  Mexico 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 45.54%
Acer 22.78%
Hewlett-Packard 13.92%
Dell 7.30%
Sahara 5.06%
Gateway 3.35%
ASUS 1.09%
Sony 0.96%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 9.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 9.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 7.82%
Acer Extensa 5620 6.78%
Acer Extensa 5220 5.19%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 4.52%

About Texas Instruments Inc

Texas Instruments, known as TI, develops and commercializes semiconductor and computer technology.
Publisher URL: www.ti.com


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