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12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 0.12% 0.35% 0.59% 15.22% 20.49% 34.31% 6.56% 4.80% 17.45% 0.12%

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TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort

What is TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort?  (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. Refer to your Owner's Manual for complete details.

If this utility or feature is not installed on your computer, you ...  Read more


TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SVPWUTIL.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.99 MB (2,086,365 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 82% of users of TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{51B4E156-14A5-4904-9AE4-B1AA2A0E46BE}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0407 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort

Program executable:SVPWUTIL.exe
Name:SVPWUTIL Application
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe
Additional files:
  • StartMenuHWSetup.dll - StartMenuHWSetup Dynamic Link Library
  • TACSPROP.exe - TOSHIBA Accessibility (Komponente TOSHIBA Accessibility)
  • KeNotify.exe - KeNotify Application (KeNotify MFC Application)
  • TUMUI.dll - TUMUI
  • HWSetup.exe - HWSetup
  • NotifyX.dll - NotifyX
  • SVPWUTIL.exe - SVPWUTIL Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • HWSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8751C73D-1FF5-43E5-99E0-65110A35D6D8}' (runs on registration).
  • TACSPROP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{03DC8724-4A8E-4AF6-AC49-A0489A521FDB}' (runs on registration).
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{603F11ED-A5CE-4B97-9AA7-CC200EF32163}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • KeNotify.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 3.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SVPWUTIL' and executes as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe SVPwUTIL.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SVPWUTIL' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe SVPwUTIL.
  • 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.
  • KeNotify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KeNotify' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\KeNotify.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • SVPWUTIL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe'.
  • HWSetup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\HWSetup.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0010314987%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052268%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00050882%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,005,711
8,062,084 average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Supervisorkennwort 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 Supervisorkennwort, 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 Supervisorkennwort.

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.92%
Windows 10 5.50%
Windows Vista 2.46%
Windows XP 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 82.02%
Windows 7 Starter 4.47%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 10 Home 4.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.92% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 81.92%
  Austria 7.30%
  United States 4.63%
  Switzerland 2.32%
  Spain 0.46%
  France 0.35%
  Netherlands 0.35%
  Belgium 0.23%
  GE 0.23%
  Sweden 0.23%
  Czech Republic 0.23%
  Italy 0.23%
  United Kingdom 0.23%
  Slovenia 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.64%
Acer 0.12%
Hewlett-Packard 0.12%
ASUS 0.12%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 14.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 13.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 12.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 11.11%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 7.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 6.38%


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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