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What does the TPTray.exe file do?

The TPTray.exe process is also known as TPTray Application or, as the case may be, TrustPort Tray and is a part of TouchPad On/Off Utility or, as the case may be, TPTray Application. This software is produced by COMPAL ELECTRONIC INC (www.compal.com) or, as the case may be, TrustPort, a.s. An obsolete or defective version of TPTray.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about TPTray.exe TPTray Application

TPTray.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. TPTray.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,248 bytes (75% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 49,152 bytes.
The program appears as a small tray icon. You will find it on the Windows taskbar next to the clock. If you don't see the tray icon, click the white (<) symbol. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. TPTray.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as record keystrokes. For this reason, 15% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

A TPTray.exe file has a 6% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents". In this case, the file size is usually 1,084,320 bytes. This process is recognizable as a window and also on the taskbar. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The file possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The TPTray file is not part of the Windows operating system. TPTray.exe is capable of log keyboard entries.

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 TPTray.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 TPTray?

Part of Toshiba power mgt
tptray.exe is Touchpad configuration tray icon for Toshiba laptops. It gives easy access to the configurations for the touchpad.
I had two instances showing in tskmgr one under user and one under system. I tried to end the user and it wouldn't stop, however when I ended the one under system it did. But the one under user won;t stop.
No sooner did I get the last message in and went back to tskmgr did I see the damn thing was back!

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How to uninstall TouchPad On/Off Utility or TPTray Application

To remove TPTray Application from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate TouchPad On/Off Utility or TPTray Application in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if TPTray.exe (TPTray 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 TPTray Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TPTray 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 TPTray.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.

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