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VersionDistribution 1.06% 1.06% 3.19% 11.70% 12.77% 12.77% 6.38% 1.06% 1.06% 5.32% 25.53% 5.32% 1.06% 6.38% 2.13% 1.06% 1.06% 1.06%

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Qosmio AV Center

What is Qosmio AV Center?

Qosmio AV Center provides the ability to watch TV on the PC.


Qosmio AV Center is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. The most common release is, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named tavapp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 57 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 94% of users of Qosmio AV Center come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\AVApplication
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4A337D61-EF2A-42D2-931C-5C00B67A1417}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0011 -removeonly
Language: Japanese

Program filesFiles installed by Qosmio AV Center

Program executable:tavapp.exe
Name:Qosmio AV Center
Qosmio AV Center Application
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\avapplication\application\tavapp.exe
Additional files:
  • TosIdxDBIF2.dll - TOSHIBA Graphical Video Library (TOSHIBA Indexing DB I/F)
  • TosIdxViewerWrapper.dll - TOSHIBA Index Viewer Wrapper
  • TAVConverter.exe - Toshiba Video Converter
  • TosIdxDBIF.dll - Graphical Video Library (TOSHIBA Graphical Video Library Indexing DB I/F)
  • TosIdxViewer.dll - TOSHIBA Index Viewer
  • TosIdxViewer.resources.dll - TOSHIBA Index Viewer Satellite Assembly
  • TWmcregChg.exe - Qosmio AV Center Tool (Qosmio AV Center TWmcregChg)
  • FontLibrary.dll - TOSHIBA AV Framework (TOSHIBA Font Library)
  • IAacDecMFT64.dll
  • TAVComplementService.exe - Qosmio AV Center Complement Service
  • Tos3DMFTTV64.dll - TOSHIBA Tos3DMFT
  • Tos3DMFTTVPS.dll - TOSHIBA Tos3DMFT ProxyStub
  • Tos3DMFTTVPS64.dll
  • TosAACDecoderMFT.dll - TOSHIBA TosAACDecoderMFT
  • TosAACDecoderMFT64.dll
  • TosARC_MFT.dll
  • TosARC_MFT64.dll
  • TosARC_ProxyStub.dll
  • TosARC_ProxyStub64.dll
  • TosDLD.dll - TOSHIBA TosDLD.dll
  • TosDtvGraphManagerFactory.dll - TOSHIBA DtvGraphManagerFactory
  • TosDtvITA.dll - TOSHIBA TosDtvITA
  • TosDtvITA64.dll
  • TosDTVTopoLoader.dll - TOSHIBA TosCustomTopologyLoader
  • TosDTVTopoLoader64.dll
  • TosEventSink.dll - TOSHIBA TosEventSink
  • TosEventSink64.dll
  • TosGF3DSupport.dll - TOSHIBA TosGF3DSupport
  • TosGfxLcd.exe - TOSHIBA TosGfxLcd
  • TosTVPresenter.dll - TOSHIBA Custom Presenter
  • TosTVPresenter64.dll
  • TosTVPresenterPS.dll - TOSHIBA Custom Presenter Proxy Stub
  • TosTVPresenterPS64.dll
  • TVWManagerFactory.dll - TOSHIBA Video Writer Manager Factory
  • TAVAppnls.dll - Qosmio AV Center (Qosmio AV Center Application NLS)
  • TAVConverterLauncher.exe - Qosmio AV Center Video Converter Launcher
  • TAVHelper.exe - Qosmio AV Center Helper
  • TAVLauncher.exe - Qosmio AV Center Launcher
  • TAVLogonProvider.dll - Qosmio AV Center Logon Provider
  • TAVLogonProvider64.dll
  • TAVManager.dll
  • TAVManagerNls.dll
  • TAVScheduler.exe - Qosmio AV Center Scheduler Service
  • TKLManager.dll
  • TosKSearch.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • TAVScheduler.exe runs as a service named 'Qosmio AV Center Scheduler Service' (TAVScheduler).
  • TAVComplementService.exe runs as a service named 'Qosmio AV Center Complement Service' (TAVComplementService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TAVLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TAVLauncher' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\AVApplication\Application\TAVLauncher.exe.

How do I remove Qosmio AV Center?

You can uninstall Qosmio AV Center 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 Qosmio AV Center, 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 Qosmio AV Center.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.49%
Windows 10 6.38%
Windows Vista 2.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 90.43%
Windows 8 3.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.13%
Windows 8.1 Preview 1.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.06%
Windows 7 Professional 1.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.94% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 93.94%
  United States 5.05%
  Taiwan 1.01%


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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