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Should I remove Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%


2.02.05 11.76%
2.02.03 41.18%
2.02.01 5.88%
2.01.01 5.88%
2.00.02 17.65%
1.00.008 17.65%

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Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer

What is Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer?

Drive Acoustic Silencer is an application for Toshiba laptop computers to lessen vibration noises produced by optical CD and DVD read-only memory drives. Optical CD and DVD drives sometimes emit noticeable vibration noises when reading or writing to discs at high speeds; the Drive Acoustic Silencer program reduces those read/write speeds to limit external noise.


The most used version is 2.02.03, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is toscdspd.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 570 KB (583,680 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSCDSPD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9FE35071-CAB2-4E79-93E7-BFC6A2DC5C5D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0006 -removeonly
Estimated size: 570 KB
Language: Danish

Program filesFiles installed by Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer

Program executable:toscdspd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\toscdspd\toscdspd.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • CMDPST.dll
  • Reg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • TOSCDSPD.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TOSCDSPD' and executes as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSCDSPD\TOSCDSPD.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TOSCDSPD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TOSCDSPD' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSCDSPD\TOSCDSPD.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00001151%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:646
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer?

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Or, you can uninstall Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Cd/dvd-drev - Acoustic Silencer.

Win Vista (SP2) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 70.59%
Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 7 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 52.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.76%
Windows Vista Business 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.27% of installs come from DK
Which countries install it?
  DK 77.27%
  United States 22.73%


Toshiba electronics, electrical equipment and information technology corporation that is a diversified manufacturer of electrical products, spanning information and communications equipment and systems, electronic components and materials, power systems, Internet-based solutions and services, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances.
Publisher URL: www.toshiba.com


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