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What is TdmService.exe?

TdmService.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if TdmService.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

TdmService.exe file information

The process known as Tdm Service or TDM Service belongs to software Trusted Drive Manager by Wave Systems (www.wave.com).

Description: TdmService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file TdmService.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 737,280 bytes (27% of all occurrences), 786,432 bytes and 12 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/tdmservice.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. The file is not a Windows system file. The application can be uninstalled in the Control Panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 29% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to ask for help from Support or uninstall Trusted Drive Manager or DellAccess software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify TdmService.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TdmService.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TdmService.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.


User Comments

tdmservice.exe is a process from EMBASSY Trusted Drive Manager by Wave Systems Corp. and part of Seagate Momentus FDE Trusted Drives. The EMBASSY Trusted Drive Manager is integrated into the EMBASSY Security Center to activate the hardware-based full disk encryption features of Seagate Momentus FDE Trusted Drives. Seagate Momentus FDE Drives, informally called “Trusted Drives”, are laptop hard drives with an on-board security controller and embedded capabilities for media-speed full disk encryption and pre-boot authentication
  Jake   (further information)
has appeared on a highly infected desktop along with fingerprint authorization processes that did not exist before. Also the process c:\\?\c:\windows\system32\wbem\WMIADAP.EXE. Appears suspicious in these parameters.

Summary: Average user rating of TdmService.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments.
One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user is not sure about it.

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