What does the TPCHWMsg.exe file do?
The TPCHWMsg.exe process is also known as TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor and is a part of TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor. This software is produced by TOSHIBA (www.toshiba.com). An obsolete or defective version of TPCHWMsg.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor 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)
- TPCHWMsg.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TPCHWMsg.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TPCHWMsg.exe TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor
TPCHWMsg.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. TPCHWMsg.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 675,768 bytes (42% of all these files), 518,056 bytes, 629,104 bytes, 583,024 bytes or, as the case may be, 540,240 bytes.
You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. TPCHWMsg.exe has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The TPCHWMsg file is not part of the Windows operating system. For this reason, 8% 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 TPCHWMsg.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 TPCHWMsg?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor
To remove TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if TPCHWMsg.exe (TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor) 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 TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor 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 TPCHWMsg.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.