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Should I remove TOSHIBA Application Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #505
United States Rank #170
Reach 1.3017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.94 days
470.32 days >
Average installed length: 247.12 days


VersionDistribution 12.52% 19.16% 0.68% 26.31% 28.03% 8.05% 4.19% 1.02% 0.02% 0.02%

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TOSHIBA Application Installer

What is TOSHIBA Application Installer?

TOSHIBA Application Installer is used for use only in performing a Windows 7 Custom Install ("clean install") on supported models. In addition, TOSHIBA Application Installer is pre-installed on new laptops and is designed to help install additional appllications that re bundled with the computer.

About  (from TOSHIBA)

Toshiba Application and Driver Installer gives you a way to install drivers and application onto your system. Install applications and drivers allows you to select an application or a driver to install. You may want to use this function to install an application or a driver that has been uninstalled, re-install softwar...  Read more


It is typically pre-installed with most new Toshiba computers. The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named Install.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 1.43 GB (1,539,955,156 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on Toshiba PCs

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.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Toshiba\TOSAPINS
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 1.43 GB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Application Installer

Program executable:Install.exe
Name:Toshiba Application and Driver Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\Toshiba\TOSAPINS\Install.exe
Additional files:
  • Install.exe - Toshiba Aplicaciones y Controladores Instalar (Toshiba Recovery and Applications DVD)
  • RenFolderToUni.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Install.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DCC07527-0F07-45A1-88C7-955511A76592}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove TOSHIBA Application Installer?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Application Installer 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 Installer, 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 Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.18%
Windows 10 37.02%
Windows Vista 0.70%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.45%
Windows 8.1 15.14%
Windows 8 9.67%
Windows 10 Home 8.97%
Windows 7 Professional 2.81%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 0.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.18%
  Mexico 1.08%
  Peru 0.43%
  Canada 0.34%
  Colombia 0.26%
  Argentina 0.26%
  Brazil 0.24%
  PR 0.22%
  Costa Rica 0.18%
  Saudi Arabia 0.17%
  Philippines 0.17%
  Chile 0.16%
  Ecuador 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.95%
Dell 0.05%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 7.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 6.66%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 5.66%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 4.81%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 4.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 4.21%


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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