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Should I remove TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,324
United States Rank #6,496
Reach 0.0229%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.42 days
454.78 days >
Average installed length: 238.95 days


VersionDistribution 97.79% 0.22% 1.99%

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TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility

What is TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility?

Popups up a reminder on a schedule to notify the user to register their Toshiba PC.


TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility 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. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 38.3 MB (40,161,964 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 95% of users of TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TANU\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{83892653-9EB8-4192-803E-D987A85CDD23}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 38.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility

  • TANU.exe - TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility
  • setup.exe - TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor (Setup Launcher)
  • TANUSub.exe - TANUSub (TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility Sub Program)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.63 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000091011%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000686%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000224%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:418
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:49 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility 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 TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility, 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 TOSHIBA Agreement Notification Utility.

Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 67.92%
Windows 7 28.32%
Windows 10 3.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 65.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.99%
Windows 10 Home 3.32%
Windows Vista Business 1.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.27%
  Mexico 0.66%
  Brazil 0.26%
  Philippines 0.26%
  Israel 0.26%
  Germany 0.26%
  Canada 0.26%
  United Kingdom 0.26%
  TT 0.13%
  MK 0.13%
  UG 0.13%
  Thailand 0.13%
  Uruguay 0.13%
  UA 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.11%
Hewlett-Packard 0.45%
ASUS 0.22%
Dell 0.22%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 33.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 28.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 16.36%
TOSHIBA Satellite M505 5.91%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505D 2.05%
TOSHIBA Satellite L555D 2.05%


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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