What does the tppaldr.exe file do?
The tppaldr.exe process is also known as TPP Auto Loader Application and is a part of TPP Storage Adapter. This software is produced by In-System Design. An obsolete or defective version of tppaldr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TPP Auto Loader Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TPP Auto Loader Application 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)
- tppaldr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tppaldr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tppaldr.exe TPP Auto Loader Application
tppaldr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Tppaldr.exe is found in the C:\Windows directory.
The file size is 118,784 bytes.
It can be found in the Windows folder; however, it is not a Windows system file. This process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The tppaldr file is not part of the Windows operating system. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). Tppaldr.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 58% 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 tppaldr.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 tppaldr?
|USB-Harddisk driver for some external HDs |
|TPP Auto Loader Application. Background task installed with the drivers for DataStor’s USB 2.0 based external cases for DVD, CD-ROM, and CD-Writer drives, or also installed by the Ahead’s InCD packet writing software (direct write to rewritable CDs). Many DataStor products are re-badged by other manufacturers so this task will be found in other manufacturers’ products (e.g LaCie). (further information...) |
|I have a external cd writer & I use WinXP's internal burning software. (further information...) |
|With the Archos jukebox external HD don't worry |
|It is use by Archos external HD |
Summary: 11 users judge tppaldr.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net
How to uninstall TPP Storage Adapter
To remove TPP Auto Loader Application 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 TPP Storage Adapter in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if tppaldr.exe (TPP Auto Loader Application) 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 TPP Auto Loader Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TPP Auto Loader Application 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 tppaldr.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.