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4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 4.23% 5.63% 2.82% 15.49% 2.82% 14.08% 2.82% 12.68% 1.41% 2.82% 35.21%

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TOSHIBA Maskinoppsett


TOSHIBA Maskinoppsett 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 programs's main executable is KeNotify.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.04 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.4 MB (5,663,755 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 88% of users of TOSHIBA Maskinoppsett 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\Utilities\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{5279374D-87FE-4879-9385-F17278EBB9D3} /l1044
Estimated size: 5.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Maskinoppsett

Program executable:KeNotify.exe
Name:KeNotify Application
KeNotify MFC Application
Signed by:Compal Electronics
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\KeNotify.exe
Additional files:
  • TACSPROP.exe - TOSHIBA Tilgjengelighet (TOSHIBA Tilgjengelighetskomponent)
  • KeNotify.exe - KeNotify Application (KeNotify MFC Application)
  • HWSetup.exe - HWSetup
  • NotifyX.dll - NotifyX
  • SVPWUTIL.exe - SVPWUTIL Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HWSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8751C73D-1FF5-43E5-99E0-65110A35D6D8}' (runs on registration).
  • TACSPROP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{03DC8724-4A8E-4AF6-AC49-A0489A521FDB}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • KeNotify.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 1.
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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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 Maskinoppsett?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Maskinoppsett 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 Maskinoppsett, 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 Maskinoppsett.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win 7 7%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.73%
Windows 10 11.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.69%
Windows 10 Home 9.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.23%
Windows 7 Starter 1.41%
Windows 10 Pro 1.41%
Windows 7 Professional 1.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from Norway
Which countries install it?
  Norway 87.50%
  United States 5.56%
  Sweden 4.17%
  Austria 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 98.55%
Hewlett-Packard 1.45%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 24.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 20.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 18.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450D 7.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 5.80%


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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