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Should I remove NCH Toolbox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,032
United States Rank #6,558
Reach 0.0505%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.35 days
688.81 days >
Average installed length: 361.92 days

Other programs by NCH Software

NCH Toolbox

What is NCH Toolbox?

From the EULA: " During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Software)

The NCH Software Toolbox is a project launcher with the ability to access all NCH Software applications. Utilizing our 'Install on Demand' feature, the NCH Toolbox will seamlessly guide users of any skill level through the features of our many software applications. From recording phone calls, to burning CD's, the To...  Read more


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 software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 567.58 KB (581,203 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nch swift sound\toolbox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Swift Sound\ToolBox\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 567.58 KB

Program filesFiles installed by NCH Toolbox

  • tbsetup_v1.13.exe - NCH Toolbox
  • tbsetup_v1.16.exe
  • tbsetup_v1.20.exe
  • toolbox.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • toolbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C4450B72-167F-4910-91C7-C7BC2D76A6CD}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NCH Toolbox?

You can uninstall NCH Toolbox 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NCH Toolbox, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 NCH Toolbox.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.07%
Windows Vista 23.42%
Windows XP 18.79%
Windows 10 4.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.66%
Windows 7 Professional 7.40%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.62%
  United Kingdom 7.96%
  Germany 4.84%
  Canada 3.51%
  Australia 3.20%
  Italy 2.42%
  France 2.18%
  Belgium 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Brazil 1.17%
  Argentina 0.86%
  Spain 0.86%
  Israel 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.60%
Hewlett-Packard 26.26%
Acer 14.93%
Toshiba 5.58%
Intel 5.40%
ASUS 3.78%
American Megatrends 2.34%
Samsung 1.62%
Gateway 1.44%
Sahara 1.26%
Medion 1.08%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.04%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.31%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.57%
Acer Aspire X3810 1.84%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com

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Germanover a year ago
It was installed without my permission on my computer