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Should I remove TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,246
United States Rank #784
Reach 0.5547%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.53 days
576.18 days >
Average installed length: 302.74 days

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TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S. Version1.0

What is TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S.?

The TOSHiBA Speech System is a built in (pre-installed with most new laptops) voice composition program that analyzes document text and then vocalizes that text with an
easily understood electronic voice. Speech-recognition software that recognizes speech input from a microphone allowing you to control various Windows software application programs using voice enabled program commands. Speech recognition (SR) is the translation of spoken words into text.

TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S. Version1.0 is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.
Note: This program has often been considered as bloatware by some users as it is bundled on various manufacturer's new PCs. (Because this might be considered bloatware does not mean the software is bad or harmful, if you use it regularly its worthwhile to have. However, bloatware typically means the program is optional and was simply pre-installed but is not required and can be removed.) Some quick tips to be aware of:
  • 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: www.csd.toshiba.com
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{008D69EB

How do I remove TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S.?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Speech System SR EngineU.S. 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 Speech System SR Engine(U.S.) Version1.0, 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 Speech System SR EngineU.S..

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.89%
Windows Vista 31.47%
Windows 10 5.44%
Windows XP 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.92%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 26.19%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.47%
Windows 10 Home 4.23%
Windows 7 Professional 3.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.74%
  Australia 11.59%
  Canada 10.00%
  New Zealand 1.64%
  Malaysia 0.82%
  Indonesia 0.62%
  India 0.55%
  Singapore 0.51%
  Philippines 0.41%
  Thailand 0.35%
  Mexico 0.33%
  Brazil 0.24%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Saudi Arabia 0.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.47%
Dell 0.15%
Acer 0.13%
Hewlett-Packard 0.12%
Sahara 0.12%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 9.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 5.83%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 5.62%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 3.32%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 3.00%


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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