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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices

What is TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices?

TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices is a desktop utility to hide programs and windows, instantly shutdown, restart or logoff, open unlimited amounts of websites, programs, games, files, folders, drives and more. Hotkey Utility is instaled by default with all new TOSHIBA computers.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named tfnf5.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 891.14 KB (912,529 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\toshiba\toshiba applet
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\IsUninst.exe -f"C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\TFNF5.isu" -c"C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\TF5Unist.dll"
Estimated size: 891.14 KB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices

Program executable:tfnf5.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\toshiba applet\tfnf5.exe
Additional files:
  • HWSetup.dll - TOSHIBA Hardware Setup (TOSHIBA HWSetup)
  • THotkey_ES.dll - TOSHIBA THotkey
  • TF5Unist.dll - TF5Unist
  • HWSetup.exe - HardwareSetup
  • THotkey.exe - THotkey

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices?

Quickly and completely remove TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TOSHIBA Hotkey Utility for Display Devices 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 Hotkey Utility for Display Devices, 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 Hotkey Utility for Display Devices.

Win XP 80%
Win 8 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 85.89%
Windows 7 12.88%
Windows Vista 0.61%
Windows 8 0.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 85.89%
Windows 7 Professional 4.91%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.61%
Windows 7 Starter 0.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.56%
  Japan 12.38%
  United Kingdom 6.93%
  Australia 4.95%
  Canada 3.96%
  Croatia 1.98%
  Taiwan 1.49%
  France 1.49%
  Russia 1.49%
  New Zealand 1.49%
  Philippines 1.49%
  Germany 1.49%
  Ireland 1.49%
  Poland 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 93.71%
Hewlett-Packard 2.10%
Dell 1.40%
Lenovo 1.40%
Sony 0.70%
Acer 0.70%
Common models
TOSHIBA Portable PC 4.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite A60 2.63%


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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