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Should I remove TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,011
United States Rank #9,166
Reach 0.1020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.00 days
324.44 days >
Average installed length: 170.47 days


VersionDistribution 0.10% 4.08%
3.0.1015.0 0.45%
3.0.1014.2 13.33%
3.0.1013.0 4.98%
3.0.1010.1 13.28%
3.0.1009.3 3.58%
3.0.1008.2 0.70% 1.14% 7.96% 16.32% 1.00% 2.34% 2.59% 0.80% 27.36%

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TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager

What is TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager?  (from TOSHIBA)

This application allows you to operate a Toshiba TV/Blu-ray Disc player*, which is connected to your home Wi-Fi network by remote control.


TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager 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. The main program executable is trcman.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 1.34 MB (1,407,046 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 24% of users of TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TRCMan
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{FEB650EB-7639-444E-9FC2-C33EE6ED1A37}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.34 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager

Program executable:trcman.exe
Name:TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\trcman\trcman.exe
Additional files:
  • HardIO.dll - TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager
  • TFCNotify64.dll - TFCNotify.dll
  • TRCCfg.exe - TRCCfg.exe.mui
  • TRCLauncher.exe
  • Dimmer32.exe - TOSHIBA Button Support (Illumination On/Off)
  • DMICheck.exe - DMICheck Application
  • MCELauncher.exe - MCELaunc Application
  • native32brightChanger.exe - native64 Application
  • native64brightChanger.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TRCMan.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TRCMan.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TRCMan.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TRCMan' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TRCMan\TRCMan.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005025660%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00025128%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025128%
0.015104% average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Remote Control Manager 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 Remote Control Manager, 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 Remote Control Manager.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.96%
Windows 10 31.94%
Windows XP 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.17%
Windows 8.1 10.63%
Windows 10 Home 10.53%
Windows 8 5.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.55% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 23.55%
  United States 19.99%
  Germany 8.17%
  France 6.55%
  Japan 6.13%
  United Kingdom 5.70%
  Canada 5.60%
  Italy 1.99%
  New Zealand 1.85%
  Spain 1.85%
  Portugal 1.42%
  Greece 1.23%
  Poland 1.09%
  Switzerland 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.80%
Dell 0.10%
Hewlett-Packard 0.05%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 12.20%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 11.79%
TOSHIBA Satellite P870 5.89%
TOSHIBA Qosmio F60 4.61%


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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