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Should I remove TOSHIBA HWSetup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,324
United States Rank #27,430
Reach 0.0100%

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.1.1.3205 0.71%
9.0.8.3203 7.14%
9.0.7.3201 5.71%
9.0.5.3202 17.86%
9.0.4.3201 23.57%
9.0.2.3202 7.86%
9.0.1.3201 37.14%

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TOSHIBA HWSetup

Overview

TOSHIBA HWSetup is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. The most common release is 9.0.1.3201, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 4.73 MB (4,954,702 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 24% of users of TOSHIBA HWSetup come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0E94D98C-00A7-4C93-9708-8E5A1859E72E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA HWSetup

  • tsccall.dll - tsccall Dynamic Link Library (tsccall DLL)
  • KeNotify.exe - KeNotify Application (KeNotify MFC Application)
  • HSInstHelper.exe - HSInstHelper (TOSHIBA HSInstHelper)
  • TUMUI.dll - TUMUI
  • TosPwChk.dll - TosPwChk
  • tsdtoken.dll - tsdtoken (tsdtoken DLL(x86))
  • HWSetup.exe - HWSetup (TOSHIBA HWSetup)
  • TsciEx.dll - TSCIEX

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • KeNotify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KeNotify' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\KeNotify.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

KeNotify.exe
Memory:8.77 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004006212%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00020101%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00019961%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:59,902
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:917 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove TOSHIBA HWSetup?

Quickly and completely remove TOSHIBA HWSetup 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 HWSetup 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 HWSetup, 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 HWSetup.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.14%
Windows 8 7.14%
Windows XP 0.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 86.43%
Windows 10 Pro 6.43%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.53%
  Canada 9.80%
  United Kingdom 8.50%
  Australia 7.19%
  France 6.54%
  Sweden 5.88%
  Spain 5.88%
  Germany 3.92%
  Poland 3.92%
  Belgium 2.61%
  New Zealand 2.61%
  Portugal 2.61%
  Netherlands 2.61%
  Italy 2.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 98.57%
Sony 0.71%
Acer 0.71%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro R50... 23.91%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE Z30-A 19.57%
TOSHIBA TECRA Z50-A 14.49%
TOSHIBA PORTEGE R30-A 13.77%
TOSHIBA TECRA A50-A 6.52%
TOSHIBA TECRA Z40-A 6.52%

About TOSHIBA

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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