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Should I remove TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,316
United States Rank #11,148
Reach 0.0715%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.38 days
512.70 days >
Average installed length: 269.38 days


VersionDistribution 1.35% 0.07% 0.07% 3.12% 0.14% 33.57% 1.99% 56.28% 3.41%

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TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control

What is TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control?

Power peak shift is, as the name suggests, shifts the peak time at which electricity is consumed. In the summer, peak consumption of electricity is between 1pm and 4pm. By reducing our consumption during this peak period we can contribute to electricity saving.


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. The main program executable is TPSCMain.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 32.1 MB (33,659,085 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\toshiba\PeakShift\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{73F1BDB6-11E1-11D5-9DC6-00C04F2FC33B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 32.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control

Program executable:TPSCMain.exe
Name:TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\PeakShift\TPSCMain.exe
Additional files:
  • TPSCCtl.dll - TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control (TPSCCtl Dynamic Link Library)
  • TPSCDel.dll - TPSCDel Dynamic Link Library
  • TPSCFunc.dll - TPSCFunc Dynamic Link Library
  • TPSCInst.dll - TPSCInst Dynamic Link Library
  • TPSCMain.exe
  • TPSCProp.exe
  • TPSCReg.dll - TPSCReg Dynamic Link Library
  • TPSCRes.dll - TPSCRes Dynamic Link Library
  • MUIHelp.dll - MUIHelp Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001553660%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00014618%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000919%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:113,576
8,062,084 average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Peak Shift Control 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 Peak Shift Control, 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 Peak Shift Control.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.61%
Windows 10 13.18%
Windows XP 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.60%
Windows 7 Professional 26.70%
Windows 10 Home 5.85%
Windows 10 Pro 4.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.57%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.65% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 32.65%
  Canada 20.40%
  United States 19.93%
  New Zealand 4.44%
  Japan 4.04%
  Taiwan 3.38%
  Malaysia 2.12%
  Singapore 1.79%
  Philippines 1.19%
  Indonesia 1.13%
  India 1.13%
  Thailand 0.93%
  Hong Kong 0.79%
  Saudi Arabia 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.42%
Dell 0.29%
Acer 0.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 14.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 13.07%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 5.66%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C85... 5.21%
TOSHIBA Satellite L840 4.15%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850D 3.55%


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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chsover a year ago
Toshiba Peak Sift Control does not exist on my PC using windows 8.1