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Should I remove TrueCredit Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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1.2.1 33.33%
1.1.0 66.67%

TrueCredit Messenger


TrueCredit Messenger is a program developed by TransUnion Interactive. The most used version is 1.1.0, 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. The main program executable is tcmtray.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 630.32 KB (645,449 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.truecredit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\truecredit messenger
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TrueCredit Messenger\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 630.32 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TrueCredit Messenger

Program executable:tcmtray.exe
Name:TrueCredit Messenger
Path:C:\Program Files\truecredit messenger\tcmtray.exe
Additional files:
  • EnrollmentWizard.exe - TrueCredit Messenger
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TCMTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TrueCredit Messenger Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TrueCredit Messenger\TCMTray.exe" /Start.

How do I remove TrueCredit Messenger?

You can uninstall TrueCredit Messenger 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 TrueCredit Messenger, 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 TrueCredit Messenger.

Win Vista (SP2) 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%

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 66.67%
Common models
HP-Pavilion GN707AA-ABA a... 33.33%
HP-Pavilion GN561AA-ABA a... 33.33%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3L 33.33%


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