Trend micro not updating automatically
This EXE file carries a popularity rating of 1 stars and a security rating of "UNKNOWN".EXE ("executable") files, such as Tm Uninst.exe, are files that contain step-by-step instructions that a computer follows to carry out a function. Every software application on your PC uses an executable file - your web browser, word processor, spreadsheet program, etc.Because of their usefulness and ubiquity, EXE files are commonly used as a method of delivery for virus / malware infection.Often, viruses will be disguised as a benign EXE file (such as Tm Uninst.exe) and distributed through SPAM email or malicious websites, which can then infect your computer when executed (eg. In addition, viruses can infect, replace, or corrupt existing EXE files, which can then lead to error messages when Trend Micro Common Client or related programs are executed.When you "double-click" an EXE file, your computer automatically executes these instructions designed by a software developer (eg. - making it one of the most useful kinds of files in the Windows operating system.Without executable files like Tm Uninst.exe, you wouldn't be able to use any programs on your PC.In that case user interaction was definitely required: the victim had to hover with the mouse’s pointer over the link in the Power Point file in order to trigger the download: “Time will tell whether this new infection vector gains popularity among the criminal element.The fact that it does not need a macro is novel and triggers on mouse activity is a clever move,” Malwarebytes researcher Jérôme Segura noted at the time.
What is curious about this particular attack is that it uses an approach that Mertens has never encountered before: the file exploits a Microsoft Word feature that can make files automatically update links included in them as soon as they are opened.
Sometimes Tm and other EXE system errors can be related to problems in the Windows registry.
Several programs can share the same Tm file, but when these programs are uninstalled or changed, sometimes "orphaned" (invalid) EXE registry entries are left behind.
Tm is a type of EXE file associated with Trend Micro Common Client developed by Trend Micro for the Windows Operating System.
The latest known version of Tm is 10.5.0.1270, which was produced for Windows.