What does the tclockex.exe file do?
The tclockex.exe process is also known as TClockEx loader and is a part of TClockEx. This software is produced by Dale Nurden (www.rcis.co.za/dale/tclockex). An obsolete or defective version of tclockex.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TClockEx loader has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TClockEx loader 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)
- tclockex.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tclockex.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tclockex.exe TClockEx loader
tclockex.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file tclockex.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
The file size is 89,088 bytes.
The program appears as a window on the desktop. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: Run, MACHINE\Run). The tclockex file is no part of Microsoft Windows. Tclockex.exe is capable of log keyboard entries. For this reason, 22% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 tclockex.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 tclockex?
|Freeware to enhance the taskbar clock (display 24-hour time, date, etc.) (further information...) |
|Task bar clock written by Dale Nurden |
|Freeware clock enhansment |
|system tray clock enhancement |
|Excellent Utility to show time and date to your specifications on Windows task bar |
Summary: 15 users judge tclockex.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall TClockEx
To remove TClockEx loader 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 TClockEx in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if tclockex.exe (TClockEx loader) 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 TClockEx loader. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TClockEx loader 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 tclockex.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.