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Should I remove TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,163
Reach 0.0060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.74 days
611.92 days >
Average installed length: 321.52 days


VersionDistribution 1.72% 3.45% 10.34% 4.31% 5.17% 0.86% 48.28% 0.86% 14.66% 0.86% 0.86% 6.03% 2.59%

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TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel

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What is TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel?

The TOSHIBA HDD/SSD Alert includes wizard functions to monitor the Disk Drive operating status and execute system backup.


TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel is a program developed by TOSHIBA. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 13 files and is usually about 39.21 MB (41,112,758 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel come from Norway, it is also popular in the United States and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D4322448-B6AF-4316-B859-D8A0E84DCB38}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0414
Estimated size: 39.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel

  • TosCPCBackup.exe - TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel (TosBackup.exe.mui)
  • TosSSDAlert.exe - TOSHIBA-harddisk-/SSD-varsel
  • TReport.dll - TOSHIBA PC Health Monitor
  • TosBackup.dll - TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert
  • TosReg.dll
  • TosSENotify.exe - TosSENotify.exe.mui
  • TosSmart.dll
  • TosSmartSrv.exe
  • TosWaitSrv.exe
  • TosIPCWraper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TosSSDAlert.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6627464C-01BC-4B2F-937E-7A670F548DA9}' (runs on registration).
  • TosSmartSrv.exe runs as a service named 'Servizio TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert' (TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • TosWaitSrv.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TosSENotify' and executes as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosWaitSrv.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • TosWaitSrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TosSENotify' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosWaitSrv.exe.
  • TosSENotify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TosSENotify' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA HDD SSD Alert\TosSENotify.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0028467749%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00216476%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00068201%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:142,785
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:3.97 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.98 KB
105.02 KB average
Memory:3.08 MB
Total CPU:0.0007010931%
Kernel CPU:0.00048807%
User CPU:0.00021303%
CPU cycles/sec:597,463
I/O reads/min:2.46 KB
I/O writes/min:2.43 KB

How do I remove TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel?

Quickly and completely remove TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program TOSHIBA Harddisk-/SSD-varsel, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Harddisk-/SSD-varsel.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.62%
Windows 10 16.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 77.39%
Windows 10 Home 14.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.22%
Windows 10 Pro 1.74%
Windows 7 Starter 0.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.11% of installs come from Norway
Which countries install it?
  Norway 82.11%
  United States 13.01%
  Sweden 2.44%
  Austria 0.81%
  United Kingdom 0.81%
  DK 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.12%
Hewlett-Packard 0.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 15.93%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 12.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 11.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 7.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450D 4.42%


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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