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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 0.39% 7.34% 30.50% 25.10% 2.32% 3.47% 30.12% 0.39% 0.39%

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TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord

What is TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord?  (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.

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TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord 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. 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 main program executable is SVPWUTIL.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 6.14 MB (6,433,930 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 61% of users of TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord come from Netherlands, it is also popular in Belgium and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{51B4E156-14A5-4904-9AE4-B1AA2A0E46BE} /l1043
Estimated size: 6.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord

Program executable:SVPWUTIL.exe
Name:SVPWUTIL Application
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Utilities\SVPWUTIL.exe
Additional files:
  • TACSPROP.exe - TOSHIBA Accessibility (TOSHIBA Accessibility component)
  • KeNotify.exe - KeNotify Application (KeNotify MFC Application)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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:1.76 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008951024%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00083179%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006332%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:76
8,062,084 average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Supervisorwachtwoord 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 Supervisorwachtwoord, 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 Supervisorwachtwoord.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.85%
Windows 10 13.85%
Windows XP 1.15%
Windows Vista 1.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 81.40%
Windows 10 Home 10.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.55%
Windows 7 Professional 1.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.16%
Windows 10 Pro 1.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.18% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 61.18%
  Belgium 33.33%
  United States 3.53%
  United Kingdom 0.39%
  Germany 0.39%
  Spain 0.39%
  Poland 0.39%
  France 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.21%
Medion 0.40%
Sahara 0.40%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 28.74%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 25.59%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 14.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 11.42%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 6.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670D 4.33%


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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