What is tmcsvc.exe?

The genuine tmcsvc.exe file is a software component of LANDesk Management Suite by LANDesk Software.
Tmcsvc.exe is part of the LANDesk Management Suite for Windows. The LANDesk Management Suite is a comprehensive program that serves as a single solution for a company's need for software assessment, inventory, monitoring and security, distribution, power management and remote control over the system. LANDesk was founded in 1985 and is now headquartered in South Jordan, Utah, United States. The company's software product assets were acquired by Intel in 1991, forming Intel's LANDESK division.

TMCSvc stands for Targeted Multicast Client Service Executable

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 tmcsvc.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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Tmcsvc.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with tmcsvc
Tmcsvc.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Targeted Multicast Client Service Executable belongs to software LANDesk Software or LANDesk Management Suite or Desktop Manager or LANDesk Targeted Multicast by LANDesk Software ( or LANDesk Software, Inc. and its affiliates or Avocent (

Description: Tmcsvc.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The tmcsvc.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (normally c:\ldclient\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 114,688 bytes (55% of all occurrences), 192,512 bytes, 179,200 bytes, 178,688 bytes or 182,272 bytes. 
The program is not visible. It is not a Windows core file. The software listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Tmcsvc.exe is able to hide itself. Therefore the technical security rating is 58% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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If tmcsvc.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 60% dangerous. The file size is 90,112 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 77,903 bytes. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. The process listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. Tmcsvc.exe is able to hide itself.

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

Ist Teil der LANDesk Suite. Verwaltung für PCs.
tmcsvc.exe is Targeted Multicast Client Service Executable from Landesk management tool by LANDesk Software, Ltd. Located in C:\Program Files\LANDesk\LDClient\tmcsvc.exe

Summary: Average user rating of tmcsvc.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. One user thinks tmcsvc.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless.

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Best practices for resolving tmcsvc issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with tmcsvc. 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 tmcsvc.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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