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Should I remove TOSHIBA User's Guide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #724
United States Rank #282
Reach 0.9406%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.69 days
167.86 days >
Average installed length: 88.20 days


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TOSHIBA User's Guide

What is TOSHIBA User's Guide?

TOSHIBA User's Guide is an inetegrated and online user guide to learn how to operate and manage the software, and to solve problems.


TOSHIBA User's Guide is a program developed by TOSHIBA. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Toshiba computers. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is UserGuide.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,247,204 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of TOSHIBA User's Guide come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Peru.

This program 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.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toshibapc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Documentation
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\00\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Informat
Estimated size: 2.14 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA User's Guide

Program executable:UserGuide.exe
Name:User Guide
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Documentation\UserGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • UserGuide.exe - User Guide (UserGuide)
  • Interop.WindowsInstaller.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WindowsInstaller'.
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • ShouldIRemoveIt.exe (by Reason Software Company) - Should I Remove It?

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UserGuide.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A442B532-6E73-4E2E-B89F-CB24587CF231}' (runs on registration).
  • ShouldIRemoveIt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61793AF9-DDAC-47F5-A9B1-7BC1562A4A29}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ShouldIRemoveIt.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ShouldIRemoveIt_Notifications.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:40.44 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0349539523%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01476792%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02018604%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13,193,879
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:252 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove TOSHIBA User's Guide?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA User's Guide 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 User's Guide, 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 User's Guide.

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 90.06%
Windows 7 9.91%
Windows XP 0.03%
Windows Vista 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.90%
Windows 10 Home 21.59%
Windows 8 13.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.07%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.43%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.19%
  Mexico 1.30%
  Peru 0.53%
  Argentina 0.28%
  Canada 0.26%
  Ecuador 0.25%
  Colombia 0.23%
  Costa Rica 0.23%
  Chile 0.21%
  Brazil 0.20%
  PR 0.15%
  India 0.13%
  Poland 0.13%
  United Kingdom 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.93%
Dell 0.03%
ASUS 0.02%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 10.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 7.68%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 7.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 5.48%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 3.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-B 3.30%


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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