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Should I remove thinkorswim?

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 #6,036
United States Rank #3,024
Reach 0.0767%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.35 days
423.45 days >
Average installed length: 222.49 days


desktop 86.63%


What is thinkorswim?  (from Thinkorswim, Inc)

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thinkorswim is a program developed by Thinkorswim, Inc. 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. The main program executable is thinkorswim.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 96.39 MB (101,073,896 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 92% of users of thinkorswim come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thinkorswim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thinkorswim
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\thinkorswim\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 96.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by thinkorswim

Program executable:thinkorswim.exe
thinkorswim desktop application
Path:C:\Program Files\thinkorswim\thinkorswim.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - thinkorswim Uninstaller (thinkorswim)
  • thinkorswim_jse6_installer.exe - thinkorswim

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • thinkorswim.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DA4F7CEF-020D-41B8-A481-D084FC47C616}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • thinkorswim.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\thinkorswim\thinkorswim.exe'.

How do I remove thinkorswim?

You can uninstall thinkorswim 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 thinkorswim, 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 thinkorswim.

Win 10 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.97%
Windows 7 44.94%
Windows Vista 3.17%
Windows XP 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.17%
Windows 10 Home 21.97%
Windows 8.1 12.65%
Windows 7 Professional 11.72%
Windows 10 Pro 7.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.80%
  Canada 1.89%
  Singapore 0.70%
  United Kingdom 0.37%
  Germany 0.33%
  Indonesia 0.29%
  Italy 0.25%
  Malaysia 0.25%
  Thailand 0.21%
  Australia 0.21%
  Russia 0.21%
  Brazil 0.16%
  France 0.16%
  Sweden 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.29%
Dell 29.42%
Acer 9.71%
ASUS 7.96%
Toshiba 7.57%
Lenovo 6.41%
Intel 1.55%
MSI 1.26%
Samsung 1.26%
Apple 0.78%
Alienware 0.58%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.81%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.81%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.06%
Dell XPS 8700 3.06%


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