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Is Temp File Cleaner (TFC) supposed to kill TeamViewer?


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#1 Simpuhl

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Posted 27 June 2015 - 08:48 PM

Is Temp File Cleaner (TFC) supposed to kill TeamViewer?



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Posted 27 June 2015 - 08:56 PM

Hi again :)

TFC kills all active processes when doing its job. TFC indeed kills Teamviewer, hence why it was only the last tool I would run on a system when I was assisting someone remotely for a system clean-up or troubleshooting.

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Posted 27 June 2015 - 08:59 PM

Lol,

 

Hi again too!

 

Yeah I do run it last, is there anyway to add a whitelist or anything? 

 

 I was just curious if it was supposed to... 



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Posted 27 June 2015 - 09:02 PM

I don't think that TFC takes any whitelist to be honest. Since it indeed kill all active processes (to make sure some temp files doesn't requires a restart in order to be deleted), leaving a program like Teamviewer open wouldn't allow it to fulfill its job properly.

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Posted 28 June 2015 - 05:37 PM

TFC was last updated by OldTimer 6/23/12...that was version 3.1.9.0 which supported Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7. TFC has become outdated to some extent as the Windows operating system has continued to be updated with critical security patches. As time has passed, there have been more reports of various issues with running TFC to include unexpected freezing, hanging, unresponsiveness, etc. especially on newer operating systems.
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