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6% remove it94% keep it
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VersionDistribution 0.98% 0.33% 20.59% 39.54% 2.94% 3.92% 31.05% 0.33% 0.33%

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TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor

What is TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor?  (from TOSHIBA)

The TOSHIBA Password utility adds additional password security to your Toshiba computer. After registering a user password, you will be required to input it when booting the computer or starting the Password Utility. When setting a password, you can apply it to the HDD. The TOSHIBA Supervisor Password utility adds addi...  Read more


TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor 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. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SVPWUTIL.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 2.16 MB (2,267,554 bytes). 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 45% of users of TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor come from Spain, it is also popular in Portugal and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{51B4E156-14A5-4904-9AE4-B1AA2A0E46BE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x040a -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor

Program executable:SVPWUTIL.exe
Name:SVPWUTIL Application
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe
Additional files:
  • StartMenuHWSetup.dll - StartMenuHWSetup Dynamic Link Library
  • TACSPROP.exe - TOSHIBA Accessibility (Componente TOSHIBA Accessibility)
  • KeNotify.exe - KeNotify Application (KeNotify MFC Application)
  • TUMUI.dll - TUMUI
  • HWSetup.exe - HWSetup
  • NotifyX.dll - NotifyX
  • SVPWUTIL.exe - SVPWUTIL Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • TACSPROP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61B4B40F-AB09-4DA9-BF76-F63017E249DA}' (runs on registration).
  • HWSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8751C73D-1FF5-43E5-99E0-65110A35D6D8}' (runs on registration).
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{603F11ED-A5CE-4B97-9AA7-CC200EF32163}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • KeNotify.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SVPWUTIL' and executes as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe SVPwUTIL.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SVPWUTIL' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe SVPwUTIL.
  • HWSetup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HWSetup' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\HWSetup.exe hwSetUP.
  • KeNotify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KeNotify' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\KeNotify.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe'.
  • HWSetup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\HWSetup.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010314987%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052268%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00050882%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,005,711
8,062,084 average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Contrasena de supervisor 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 Contrasena de supervisor, 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 Contrasena de supervisor.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.54%
Windows 10 6.21%
Windows Vista 3.59%
Windows XP 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.19%
Windows 7 Starter 21.90%
Windows 10 Home 5.23%
Windows 7 Professional 4.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.51% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 44.51%
  Portugal 21.00%
  United States 10.66%
  Chile 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  Uruguay 2.51%
  Peru 2.51%
  Colombia 1.88%
  Argentina 1.88%
  France 1.25%
  Costa Rica 1.25%
  Brazil 0.63%
  Panama 0.63%
  El Salvador 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.34%
Acer 0.66%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 20.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 7.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 7.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 6.98%
Toshiba NB520 5.98%


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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