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What does the TSMAgent.exe file do?

The TSMAgent.exe process is also known as CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program and is a part of HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video or, as the case may be, HP TouchSmart Music/Photo/Video. This software is produced by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com). An obsolete or defective version of TSMAgent.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 TSMAgent.exe CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program

TSMAgent.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file TSMAgent.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,152,296 bytes (28% of all these files), 1,316,136 bytes, 1,328,424 bytes or, as the case may be, 1,144,104 bytes.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. TSMAgent.exe is no part of Microsoft Windows. Windows starts the process each time that the computer boots up (Registry: MACHINE\Run). TSMAgent.exe is capable of log keyboard entries as well as track other applications. For this reason, 24% 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 TSMAgent.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 TSMAgent?

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 HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video or HP TouchSmart Music/Photo/Video

TSMAgent.exe  CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program fix

To remove CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video or HP TouchSmart Music/Photo/Video in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if TSMAgent.exe (CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program) 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 CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program 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 TSMAgent.exe is causing problems for you, a good Registry Cleaner 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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