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Should I remove TOSHIBA Assist?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #458
United States Rank #296
Reach 1.6533%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.88 days
468.52 days >
Average installed length: 246.17 days


VersionDistribution 13.91% 25.47%
4.02.02 28.61%
4.01.00 10.75%
4.00.00 0.60%
3.00.11 19.89%
2.01.13 0.76%

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What is TOSHIBA Assist?  (from TOSHIBA)

TOSHIBA Assist provides quick access to computer functions and allows you to customize a range of computer settings.


TOSHIBA Assist is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. It is typically pre-installed with most new Toshiba computers. The most common release is 4.02.02, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named tintouch.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.45 MB (1,524,536 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of TOSHIBA Assist come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
Toshiba laptops come pre-installed with dozens of both commercial trial software as well as Toshiba utilities known as 'Features and Utilities'. Many pre-installed features and utilities are very useful features, however, many could be safely removed in order to clean up your PC. Most of the utilities are located using the search feature located in the START menu.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Toshiba PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Help link: www.TOSHIBA.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Assist
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C2A276E3-154E-44DC-AAF1-FFDD7FD30E35}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.45 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Assist

Program executable:tintouch.exe
Name:Toshiba Assist
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\toshiba assist\tintouch.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TInTouch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EE2BED5A-37D1-4979-A0AE-73FBD98BA090}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TOSHIBA Assist?

Quickly and completely remove TOSHIBA Assist from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TOSHIBA Assist 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 TOSHIBA Assist, 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 TOSHIBA Assist.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.61%
Windows 8 5.21%
Windows XP 0.17%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 83.20%
Windows 7 Professional 6.07%
Windows 10 Home 3.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.01%
Windows 7 Starter 1.60%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.82%
  United Kingdom 5.68%
  Australia 3.73%
  Canada 3.58%
  Germany 3.15%
  France 2.98%
  Italy 1.07%
  Spain 0.91%
  Portugal 0.82%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  Saudi Arabia 0.76%
  Mexico 0.75%
  Sweden 0.71%
  Belgium 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.84%
Dell 0.16%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 6.91%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 6.43%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 3.96%


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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