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What is thinkorswim?  (from Thinkorswim, Inc)

The integration of thinkorswim's groundbreaking trading platform and TD Ameritrade's network of resources offers investors a powerful trading experience. When people hear the name thinkorswim by TD Ameritrade, they think one thing - transformational. Whether it's the way self-directed investors trade stocks, options, m...  Read more


thinkorswim is a software 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 113.93 MB (119,464,308 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of thinkorswim come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thinkorswim.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thinkorswim
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\thinkorswim\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 113.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by thinkorswim

  • thinkorswim.exe - thinkorswim (thinkorswim desktop application)
  • thinkorswim_jse6_installer.exe
  • jna4183312438688664926.dll (by Java(TM) Native Access (JNA)) - Java(TM) Native Access (JNA native library)
  • npthinkorswim.dll (by TD Ameritrade) - thinkorswim loader
  • nptossc.dll (by TD Ameritrade) - tossc (thinkDesktop configuration loader)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • nptossc.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'tossc32.dll'.
  • npthinkorswim.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npthinkorswim.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npthinkorswim.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'tdameritrade.com/thinkorswim' with a plugin key of 'tdameritrade.com/thinkorswim'.
  • nptossc.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'tdameritrade.com/tossc' with a plugin key of 'tdameritrade.com/tossc'.
Scheduled Task
  • thinkorswim.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CE404BFA-B641-4645-98AD-6463051339C2}' (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?

Quickly and completely remove thinkorswim from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by thinkorswim you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.83%
Windows Vista 19.08%
Windows XP 16.79%
Windows 10 2.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.87%
Windows 7 Professional 10.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.73%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.22%
  Canada 3.43%
  Italy 1.47%
  Malaysia 1.47%
  Germany 0.98%
  Hungary 0.49%
  Indonesia 0.49%
  Israel 0.49%
  Kazakstan 0.49%
  New Zealand 0.49%
  Russia 0.49%
  Singapore 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 30.21%
Toshiba 14.58%
Acer 7.29%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Gateway 1.04%
Apple 1.04%
Alienware 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.75%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.83%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 1.83%
Dell Inspiron 560 1.83%


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