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Should I remove TOSHIBA Supervisor Password?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,411
United States Rank #984
Reach 0.4845%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.89 days
439.35 days >
Average installed length: 230.85 days


VersionDistribution 1.79% 0.02% 22.11% 0.25% 1.15% 0.60% 0.30% 0.56% 16.23% 4.54%
2.00.10 0.25%
2.00.04STV 0.46%
2.00.04SEV 0.07%
2.00.04 21.69%
2.00.03STV 0.03%
2.00.03SEV 0.02%
2.00.03PLV 11.59%
2.00.03 7.51%
2.00.02 3.74%
2.00.01MWM 0.53%

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TOSHIBA Supervisor Password

What is TOSHIBA Supervisor Password?

TOSHIBA Supervisor Password is part of the TOSHIBA Value Added Package (TVAP) and comes pre-installed or bundled with various laptop models.

About  (from TOSHIBA)

The TOSHIBA Supervisor Password utility adds additional password security to your Toshiba computer equipped with Windows 8 pre-installed. This allows you to control the user passwords and access. If this utility or feature is not installed on your computer, you can verify if it is available for your specific model un...  Read more


TOSHIBA Supervisor Password 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 primary executable is named svpwutil.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 5.95 MB (6,234,105 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 65% of users of TOSHIBA Supervisor Password come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
Toshiba laptops come pre-installed with dozens of both commercial trial software as well as Toshiba utilities known as 'Features and Utilities'. Many pre-installed features and utilities are very useful features, however, many could be safely removed in order to clean up your PC. Most of the utilities are located using the search feature located in the START menu.
  • 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
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\toshiba\utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{CBD6B23D-41D5-4A46-8019-6208516C9712} /l1033
Estimated size: 5.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Supervisor Password

Program executable:svpwutil.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\toshiba\utilities\svpwutil.exe
Additional files:
  • TACSPROP.exe - TOSHIBA Accessibility
  • HWSetup_StartMenu.exe - StartMen Application
  • HWSetupStartMenu.exe
  • TUMUI.dll - TUMUI
  • HWSetup.exe - HWSetup
  • NotifyX.dll - NotifyX
  • HWSetup.dll
  • SVPW.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TACSPROP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61B4B40F-AB09-4DA9-BF76-F63017E249DA}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 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.

How do I remove TOSHIBA Supervisor Password?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Supervisor Password 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 Supervisor Password, 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 Supervisor Password.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.37%
Windows Vista 34.53%
Windows 10 5.99%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.03%
Windows 10 Home 4.81%
Windows 7 Professional 3.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.96%
  United Kingdom 5.82%
  Germany 3.42%
  Canada 3.19%
  France 2.75%
  Australia 2.31%
  Italy 1.12%
  Spain 1.07%
  Portugal 0.87%
  Saudi Arabia 0.77%
  Mexico 0.67%
  Netherlands 0.56%
  Japan 0.49%
  Poland 0.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 98.02%
Hewlett-Packard 0.59%
Acer 0.58%
Dell 0.47%
ASUS 0.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 12.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 9.73%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 6.98%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 5.93%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 3.25%


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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