What does the TPwrMain.exe file do?
The TPwrMain.exe process is also known as TOSHIBA Power Saver and is a part of TOSHIBA Value Added Package or, as the case may be, TOSHIBA Face Recognition. This software is produced by TOSHIBA (www.toshiba.com). An obsolete or defective version of TPwrMain.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- TOSHIBA Power Saver has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- TOSHIBA Power Saver 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)
- TPwrMain.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TPwrMain.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TPwrMain.exe TOSHIBA Power Saver
TPwrMain.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. TPwrMain.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 505,696 bytes (28% of all these files), 590,256 bytes as well as 4 other variants.
This file has a digital signature. This confirms that the producer has been registered with a certificate authority. The TPwrMain file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The TPwrMain file is not part of the Windows operating system. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. TPwrMain.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 9% 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 TPwrMain.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 TPwrMain?
|tpwrmain.exe belongs to TOSHIBA Power Saver (power management software for their laptops). |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted TPwrMain.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall TOSHIBA Value Added Package or TOSHIBA Face Recognition
To remove TOSHIBA Power Saver 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 Value Added Package or TOSHIBA Face Recognition in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if TPwrMain.exe (TOSHIBA Power Saver) 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 Power Saver. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for TOSHIBA Power Saver 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 TPwrMain.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.