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Should I remove TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,123
United States Rank #1,093
Reach 0.7939%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.41 days
454.68 days >
Average installed length: 238.90 days


1.0.5 32.71%
1.0.4 28.15%
1.0.3 30.25%
1.0.2 8.89%

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TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator

What is TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator?

Wireless LAN Indicator indicates a list of available WiFi access points and status on the logon screen. When PC resumes from sleep state, Wireless LAN status will be indicated immediately on the Wireless LAN Indicator.


TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. The most common release is 1.0.5, 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 programs's main executable is tosIndicator.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 54.97 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.61 MB (3,781,678 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 48% of users of TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

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.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Wireless LAN Indicator\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CDADE9BC-612C-42B8-B929-5C6A823E7FF9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.61 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator

Program executable:tosIndicator.exe
Name:TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Wireless LAN Indicator\tosIndicator.exe
Additional files:
  • tosIndicator.exe - TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator
  • tosKillIndicator.exe
  • tosmui.dll
  • tosSetRegistry.exe - tosSetRegistry
  • tosSettings.exe - TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator - Settings
  • StartMenu.exe - StartMen Application
  • FnF8Dll.dll - TOSHIBA Flash Cards (FnF8 Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • tosSettings.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{59B45A01-B1E3-4B6D-99B8-094A361A0450}' (runs on registration).
  • tosIndicator.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7F43099D-3F18-4173-81E3-78EC7DCD0951}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:54.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0022895385%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00104754%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00124200%
0.015104% average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator?

Quickly and completely remove TOSHIBA Wireless LAN Indicator 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 Wireless LAN Indicator 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 Wireless LAN Indicator, 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 Wireless LAN Indicator.

Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 99.49%
Windows 8 0.29%
Windows XP 0.18%
Windows Vista 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 83.34%
Windows 7 Professional 7.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.17%
Windows 7 Starter 2.73%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.73%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.84%
  Australia 5.04%
  Canada 4.84%
  United Kingdom 4.78%
  Germany 4.72%
  Japan 3.32%
  France 2.94%
  Taiwan 1.54%
  Italy 1.34%
  Turkey 1.17%
  Portugal 1.02%
  Saudi Arabia 0.93%
  Indonesia 0.87%
  Sweden 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.04%
Dell 0.29%
Hewlett-Packard 0.26%
Acer 0.26%
Lenovo 0.07%
Alienware 0.04%
Gateway 0.04%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 10.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 9.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 7.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 3.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 3.78%


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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