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Should I remove thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,441
United States Rank #4,206
Reach 0.0468%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.92 days
558.20 days >
Average installed length: 293.29 days

thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE

What is thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE?  (from TD AMERITRADE)

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 from TD AMERITRADE is a program developed by TD AMERITRADE. 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 programs's main executable is thinkTDA.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 478.29 MB of memory. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 48.76 MB (51,127,065 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 93% of users of thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tdameritrade.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thinktda
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\thinkTDA\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 48.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE

Program executable:thinkTDA.exe
thinkTDA desktop application
Path:C:\Program Files\thinktda\thinkTDA.exe
Additional files:
  • thinkTDA_jse6_installer.exe - thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE
  • npthinkorswim.dll - thinkorswim (thinkorswim loader)
  • thinkTDA.exe - thinkTDA (thinkTDA desktop application)
  • tossc32.dll - tossc (thinkDesktop configuration loader)
  • jna8620710871952437378.dll (by Java(TM) Native Access (JNA)) - Java(TM) Native Access (JNA native library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • thinkorswim.exe (by thinkorswim) - thinkorswim desktop application
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • tossc32.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'.
  • tossc32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'tdameritrade.com/tossc' with a plugin key of 'tdameritrade.com/tossc'.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • thinkorswim.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DA4F7CEF-020D-41B8-A481-D084FC47C616}' (runs on registration).
  • thinkTDA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2A571177-53C6-4B9A-9BD1-A27FE2C10F6C}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • thinkTDA.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\thinkTDA\thinkTDA.exe'.
  • thinkorswim.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\thinkorswim\thinkorswim.exe'.
Network connections
  • thinkTDA.exe connects to (port 443).
  • thinkTDA.exe connects to (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:478.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007198611%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00045424%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00026562%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:25,857,233
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:12.63 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.15 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE?

You can uninstall thinkorswim from TD AMERITRADE 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 from TD AMERITRADE, 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 from TD AMERITRADE.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.46%
Windows 10 19.61%
Windows Vista 9.97%
Windows XP 5.85%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.38%
Windows 7 Professional 11.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.20%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.89%
Windows 8.1 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.01%
  Canada 2.02%
  Israel 0.54%
  Singapore 0.40%
  Switzerland 0.34%
  Malaysia 0.34%
  Taiwan 0.20%
  UA 0.20%
  Russia 0.20%
  Mexico 0.20%
  Hong Kong 0.13%
  Colombia 0.13%
  Japan 0.13%
  Philippines 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.88%
Hewlett-Packard 31.54%
Acer 10.07%
Toshiba 8.72%
ASUS 5.03%
Lenovo 4.03%
Samsung 2.01%
Intel 1.68%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Alienware 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.01%
Dell XPS 8300 3.16%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.22%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.22%


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