What is TC.exe?

The genuine TC.exe file is a software component of Tray Commander Lite by Ardamax Software.
"TC.exe" is a Windows executable for Tray Commander. The file provides your most used files, programs, folders, etc. in the system tray for ease of use and efficient access. It also handles customization options so the user can add or remove particular links as they see fit. Ardamax is a computer software programmer that offers programs online such as the Tray Commander and Ardamax Keylogger.

TC stands for Tray Commander

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the TC.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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TC.exe file information

The process known as Tray Commander Lite or Tray Commander belongs to software Tray Commander Lite or Tray Commander by Ardamax Software.

Description: TC.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 937,984 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 933,888 bytes or 319,488 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. It is not a Windows core file. TC.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 26% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: It is possible to uninstall Tray Commander or Tray Commander Lite from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TC.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TC.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


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Summary: Average user rating of TC.exe: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks TC.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving TC issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TC. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TC.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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