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Should I remove TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,942
United States Rank #8,057
Reach 0.0211%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.89 days
144.23 days >
Average installed length: 75.78 days


VersionDistribution for x64 39.90% 39.90% for x64 6.01% 14.18%

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TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator

What is TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator?  (from TOSHIBA)

With TOSHIBA Disc Creator, you can create original audio CDs, data CDs and DVDs, and backup discs of CDs and DVDs. When creating audio CDs, you can collect only your favorite music from multiple music CDs, and a "MyBest" or "Favorites" CD can be created. Moreover, an Audio CD can be created from audio files collected o...  Read more


TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. It is typically pre-installed with most new Toshiba computers. The most common release is for x64, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is TODDSrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.02 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2.38 MB (2,500,056 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 81% of users of TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Uruguay.

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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{73B52EA8-8A5C-4FF5-A9F2-1A0F3259C3D2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.38 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator

Program executable:TODDSrv.exe
Name:TDCSrv Application
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator\TODDSrv.exe
Additional files:
  • ToADC.exe - TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator
  • TODDSrv.exe - TDCSrv Application
  • TDComSet.exe - TDComSet
  • TDMSTING.dll - TOSHIBA ODD Writing Engine.
  • TosChk.dll - TosChk
  • VXBLOCK.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - VxBlock

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TODDSrv.exe runs as a service named 'TOSHIBA Optical Disc Drive Service' (TODDSrv).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019182105%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024623%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00167198%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13,372
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:82 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:9 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Application Disc Creator 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 Application Disc Creator, 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 Application Disc Creator.

Win Vista (SP2) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 75.30%
Windows 7 23.74%
Windows 10 0.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 69.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.53%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.86%
Windows 7 Starter 3.61%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.73%
  Mexico 5.85%
  Uruguay 2.05%
  Chile 1.90%
  Argentina 1.74%
  Colombia 1.58%
  Peru 0.79%
  Costa Rica 0.63%
  Panama 0.63%
  Australia 0.32%
  El Salvador 0.32%
  Venezuela 0.32%
  Spain 0.32%
  Germany 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.52%
Samsung 0.24%
Dell 0.24%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 22.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 17.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305D 7.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355D 5.87%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 5.62%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 5.13%


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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