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Should I remove TOSHIBA Manuals?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #569
United States Rank #4,065
Reach 1.1820%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.74 days
287.31 days >
Average installed length: 150.96 days


10.20 5.20%
10.19 9.02%
10.18 1.28%
10.17 0.42%
10.15 0.05%
10.14 0.80%
10.10 29.22%
10.05 0.68%
10.04 7.09%
10.03 1.96%
10.02 23.75%
10.01 7.18%
10.00 9.38%
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7.30 0.67%
7.10 0.06%
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7.03 0.02%
7.01 0.01%
1.10 0.00%
1.00 0.27%
1.0 0.02%

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What is TOSHIBA Manuals?

The TOSHIBA Manuals program is included with various Toshiba factory installed models and is just a set of interactive/online manuals to assist users with using their new PC and various included applications and utilities that come with the PC.


It is typically pre-installed with most new Toshiba computers. The most common release is 10.10, 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 primary executable is named TREXLauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 129.06 MB (135,333,586 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: pc-support.toshiba-europe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Manuals
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0F4F4815-76AD-4B26-8763-72F3344041C2}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 129.06 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Manuals

Program executable:TREXLauncher.exe
Name:Toshiba External file Launcher
Toshiba Regensburg EXternal file Launcher
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Manuals\TREXLauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • TREXLauncher.exe - Toshiba External file Launcher (Toshiba Regensburg EXternal file Launcher)
  • sc.dll - File contain strings and Icons for Toshiba shortcuts

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TREXLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B160E707-623B-4E84-AD01-66ABB3982B9B}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TREXLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Express DownloaderUpdate.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TREXLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmartAudio' which loads as C:\Program Files\CONEXANT\SAII\SAIICpl.exe /t.

How do I remove TOSHIBA Manuals?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Manuals 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 Manuals, 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 Manuals.

Win 10 50%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.42%
Windows 7 46.19%
Windows Vista 3.12%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.03%
Windows 8.1 23.61%
Windows 10 Home 15.17%
Windows 8 4.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.48% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 24.48%
  Germany 11.62%
  France 11.07%
  Italy 7.34%
  United States 6.47%
  Spain 4.18%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  Portugal 3.17%
  Belgium 2.72%
  Ireland 2.09%
  Sweden 2.03%
  Saudi Arabia 1.98%
  Austria 1.49%
  Poland 1.39%


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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