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Should I remove TOSHIBA Start?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,336
United States Rank #1,002
Reach 0.2713%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.41 days
130.04 days >
Average installed length: 68.33 days


VersionDistribution 3.50% 8.77% 4.26%
1.00.02 38.39% 45.06% 0.02%

Typically installed together

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TOSHIBA Start is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 2.39 MB (2,510,848 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 95% of users of TOSHIBA Start come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Ecuador.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Help link: support.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA America Information Systems, Inc\TOSHIBA Start
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A74C9CC1-2211-4A75-A688-6F7CFE2C2B12}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.39 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Start

  • toshibastartwl.exe - ToshibaStartWL

How do I remove TOSHIBA Start?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Start 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 Start, 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 Start.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.96%
Windows 7 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 53.15%
Windows 10 Home 34.92%
Windows 8.1 Connected 9.16%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.27%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 0.47%
Windows 10 Pro 0.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.02%
  Mexico 0.96%
  Ecuador 0.20%
  Peru 0.20%
  Brazil 0.18%
  United Kingdom 0.15%
  Costa Rica 0.13%
  Saudi Arabia 0.13%
  Germany 0.12%
  Poland 0.12%
  Panama 0.11%
  New Zealand 0.11%
  PR 0.11%
  Chile 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.94%
Dell 0.04%
Lenovo 0.02%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 15.97%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 10.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 7.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 7.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 6.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite Radius ... 3.14%


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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