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Should I remove TOSHIBA Zooming Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,386
United States Rank #27,195
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.45 days
573.84 days >
Average installed length: 301.51 days


VersionDistribution 0.63% 3.14% 0.63% 8.81% 47.17% 4.40% 6.92% 5.03% 2.52% 0.63% 0.63% 1.26% 6.92% 1.89% 0.63% 0.63% 0.63% 0.63% 2.52% 1.89% 0.63% 1.26% 0.63%

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TOSHIBA Zooming Utility

What is TOSHIBA Zooming Utility?

TOSHIBA Zooming Utility is a screen zoom and annotation tool for technical presentations that include application demonstrations. It runs unobtrusively in the tray and activates with customizable hotkeys to zoom in on an area of the screen, move around while zoomed, and draw on the zoomed image.


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Toshiba computers. 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. The main program executable is SmoothView.exe. The software installer includes 1 files.

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.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Zooming Utility
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\7\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{02EED746-8C5A-43C8-BB3D-D29C8B363A4D} /l1033

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA Zooming Utility

Program executable:SmoothView.exe
Name:TOSHIBA Zooming Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Zooming Utility\SmoothView.exe
  • SmoothView.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SmoothView.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SmoothView' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Zooming Utility\SmoothView.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:592 KB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.01787065%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove TOSHIBA Zooming Utility?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA Zooming Utility 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 Zooming Utility, 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 Zooming Utility.

Win XP 89%
Win 10 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 93.08%
Windows 7 4.40%
Windows 10 2.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 91.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.05%
Windows 7 Professional 1.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 1.37%
Windows 10 Home 1.37%
Microsoft Windows 0.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.94%
  United Kingdom 7.65%
  Canada 6.47%
  Spain 5.88%
  Australia 4.71%
  Italy 4.12%
  Mexico 2.94%
  Japan 2.94%
  New Zealand 2.35%
  Taiwan 2.35%
  Poland 2.35%
  Hungary 1.76%
  Indonesia 1.76%
  BG 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 94.87%
Sahara 1.28%
Acer 1.28%
ASUS 0.64%
Dell 0.64%
Hewlett-Packard 0.64%
MSI 0.64%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 5.71%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A30... 5.00%
Toshiba NB200 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 4.29%
Toshiba NB100 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 3.57%


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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