Windows Legacy OS forum


Mystery program: TC

by lobo119 / March 24, 2013 6:33 AM PDT

I am deleting unused programs on my computer. Listed is one called TC which is 2070 MB. Support info only says it is version 1.00.000. I can't find anything in my programs folder called TC.

Google search hasn't found anything comparable (there is something called Total Commander but it's much smaller).

Does anyone know what it is and if I can delete it safely?

Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: Mystery program: TC
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: Mystery program: TC
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
There's a Turbo C compiler
by wpgwpg / March 24, 2013 6:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Mystery program: TC

TC could possibly stand for the Turbo C compiler for programming. By deleting I assume you're using the Programs and Features applet of the Control Panel since manually deleting folders is a recipe for problems.

Collapse -
Two more things
by wpgwpg / March 24, 2013 6:45 AM PDT

First I see you're using XP, so make that the Add/Remove Programs applet. The other thing is that with the size and inexpensive nature of hard drives these days, it's really not worth the time and effort it takes to manage disk space. I just bought a 1 TB drive for $60 - that's 1000 GB.

Collapse -
Mystery program: TC
by lobo119 / March 24, 2013 8:16 AM PDT
In reply to: Two more things

Yes, I use the Add/Remove Programs applet. Time isn't really a factor ... I have time.

Popular Forums
Computer Help 51,224 discussions
Computer Newbies 10,453 discussions
Laptops 20,090 discussions
Security 30,722 discussions
TVs & Home Theaters 20,937 discussions
Windows 10 1,295 discussions
Phones 16,252 discussions
Windows 7 7,684 discussions
Networking & Wireless 15,215 discussions


Roku Streaming Stick 2016

Roku has the most apps, the simplest interface and the best search, making it CNET's favorite way to stream Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, HBO and all the rest.