What does the tardisnt.exe file do?
The tardisnt.exe process is also known as Tardis 2000 (Version V1.6) and is a part of Tardis 2000. This software is produced by HC Mingham-Smith (www.kaska.demon.co.uk). An obsolete or defective version of tardisnt.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Tardis 2000 has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Tardis 2000 has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- tardisnt.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tardisnt.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tardisnt.exe Tardis 2000
tardisnt.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Tardisnt.exe is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 229,376 bytes (66% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 192,512 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. It can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. This tardisnt program is receiving or sending data on the LAN (your local network) or on the Internet. Tardisnt.exe does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system. Tardisnt.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 90% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A tardisnt.exe file has a 72% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows. In this case, the file size is usually 233,472 bytes. Tardisnt.exe does not supply any version information or other description. It is not a Windows system file, but it is nontheless located in the C:\Windows folder. This tardisnt program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The tardisnt file is not part of the Windows operating system. Tardisnt.exe is capable of record keystrokes.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves tardisnt.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about tardisnt?
|This shareware utility synchronizes your PC's clock to one of several time servers on the internet. Very good utility. |
|Internet time synchronizer (also time server for local LAN) |
|Tardis NET Time service |
|Tardis Time sync |
|TardisNT is a Windows Time Sync utility. I use it on all of my network installs and it has been absolutely stable and trouble free |
|Internet time synchronizer deamon...great utility |
|Used to sync with time servers |
Summary: 6 users judge tardisnt.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Tardis 2000
To remove Tardis 2000 from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Tardis 2000 in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if tardisnt.exe (Tardis 2000) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Tardis 2000. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Tardis 2000 or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or tardisnt.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.