What does the TPHKMGR.exe file do?
The TPHKMGR.exe process is also known as TPHKMGR.exe and is a part of Rescue and Recovery or, as the case may be, On Screen Display. This software is produced by unknown. An obsolete or defective version of TPHKMGR.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TPHKMGR.exe has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TPHKMGR.exe 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)
- TPHKMGR.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TPHKMGR.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TPHKMGR.exe TPHKMGR.exe
TPHKMGR.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file TPHKMGR.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 94,208 bytes (94% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 69,632 bytes.
There is no internal description of the file. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The TPHKMGR file is not part of the Windows operating system. This TPHKMGR program does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. For this reason, 63% 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 TPHKMGR.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 TPHKMGR?
|tphkmgr.exe is a system utilities task installed onto IBM Thinkpad laptops. It allows the configuration of the FN keys your IBM Thinkpad laptop |
|This is the IBM ThinkPad HotKey Manager process. (further information...) |
|IBM Thinkpad |
|Thinkpad Hotkey Manager |
|IBM ThinkPad file |
Summary: 15 users judge TPHKMGR.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted TPHKMGR.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Rescue and Recovery or On Screen Display
To remove TPHKMGR.exe 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 Rescue and Recovery or On Screen Display in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if TPHKMGR.exe (TPHKMGR.exe) 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 TPHKMGR.exe. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TPHKMGR.exe 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 TPHKMGR.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.