Removing tfswctrl.exe - Sonic Drive Letter Access Component

Q

How to remove tfswctrl.exe from the startup application list to gain performance and reduce security risk?

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A

Startup application tfswctrl.exe is the Drive Letter Access Component from Sonic. tfswctrl.exe process is used to allow you to write data to CD/DVD burners as though you were writing to a normal windows drive letter. More information on tfswctrl.exe.

If you want to remove tfswctrl.exe from the startup application list to gain performance and reduce security risk, you can follow this tutorial.

1. Run C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

2. Click "Do a system scan only".

3. Locate the following entry in the scan report and click Fix Checked.

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [dla] C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe

4. Restart your Windows system.

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