What is TM.exe?

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 TM.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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TM.exe file information

The process known as TM2009 or TM2008 or Programmbasis von TM-Manager belongs to software TM-Manager-Umgebung by Tencent ( or EDV-Systeme Grimm GmbH.

Description: TM.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The TM.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 132,472 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 107,856 bytes. 
The TM.exe file is not a Windows core file. The software uses ports to connect to or from a LAN or the Internet. TM.exe is able to manipulate other programs. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with TM.exe, you may want to safely remove the program using the uninstall program of ÌÚѶTM2009 or ÌÚѶTM2008 Preview (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program).

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If TM.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 14% dangerous. The file size is 2,703,360 bytes. The program has a visible window. The file is not a Windows core file.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of any problems with TM.exe, you may want to do the following:
  • use the software publisher's support site
  • safely remove the program using the uninstall program of TM-Manager-Umgebung (Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a Program)

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TM.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TM.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

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Summary: Average user rating of TM.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users think TM.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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Best practices for resolving TM issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TM. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic 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 6resmon 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 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TM.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity 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. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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