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Should I remove TwinCAT Serial Communication?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.1 50.00%
2.1.0 50.00%

TwinCAT Serial Communication

Remove TwinCAT Serial Communication
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Overview

TwinCAT Serial Communication is a program developed by Beckhoff. The most used version is 2.1.1, 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 9 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 80% of users of TwinCAT Serial Communication come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\TwinCAT
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FAEE416B-7DFE-48B2-8DE5-A7084790FAEE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -uninst -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TwinCAT Serial Communication

  • 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)
  • 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 Serial Communication?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%

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