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Should I remove TwinCAT PLC HMI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.3 50.00%
1.0.2 50.00%

TwinCAT PLC HMI

Remove TwinCAT PLC HMI
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Overview

TwinCAT PLC HMI is a program developed by Beckhoff. The most used version is 1.0.3, 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. 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 software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 69.33 MB (72,698,152 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of TwinCAT PLC HMI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\TwinCAT\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{012446CC-58F2-4211-B5A9-D76FBB0619FE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -uninst -removeonly
Estimated size: 69.33 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TwinCAT PLC HMI

  • TCATSysCtrl.exe - BECKHOFF TwinCAT System (TwinCAT System Properties)
  • TCATSysSrv.exe - TwinCAT System Service
  • TcStgEditor.exe - TcStgEditor Application (TcStgEditor MFC Application)
  • TcSysUI.exe - User interface program for TwinCAT System Service
  • TcScript.dll - TcScript Module (TwinCAT Scripting Interface)
  • TcSystem.dll - TwinCAT System (TcSystem DLL)
  • TCatPlc.dll - TwinCAT Plc DLL
  • TCatPlcCtrl.exe - TwinCAT PLC Control
  • TCatPlcCtrlHmi.exe
  • TcComPortConnection.dll - TcComPortConnection Module
  • TcAmsSerial.dll - TcAmsSerial Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • TCATSysSrv.exe runs as a service named 'TwinCAT System Service' (TwinCAT System Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TcSysUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TcSysUI' which loads as C:\TwinCAT\TcSysUI.exe.

How do I remove TwinCAT PLC HMI?

Quickly and completely remove TwinCAT PLC HMI from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TwinCAT PLC HMI 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 TwinCAT PLC HMI, 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 TwinCAT PLC HMI.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 11.11%
  Canada 11.11%
  United Arab Emirates 11.11%
  Turkey 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Common models
LENOVO 25223FG 25.00%
HP 550 25.00%
Dell OptiPlex 790 25.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 25.00%

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