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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #179
United States Rank #124
Reach 2.9664%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.09 days
327.15 days >
Average installed length: 171.89 days


VersionDistribution 0.48% 0.01% 0.07% 0.00% 2.67% 0.00% 2.30% 0.01% 0.37% 0.10% 0.11% 2.15% 0.00% 0.07% 0.04% 2.13% 0.00% 0.00% 0.79% 6.07% 0.16% 0.93% 0.03% 0.20% 15.95% 0.00% 0.01% 0.02% 0.09% 0.02% 2.29% 3.16% 0.01% 0.01% 0.06% 0.27% 0.01% 10.20% 2.53% 0.01% 0.00% 0.38% 0.00% 0.16% 0.02% 0.05% 0.00% 0.08% 0.00% 0.03% 0.00%
127 versions

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TOSHIBA eco Utility

What is TOSHIBA eco Utility?

TOSHIBA eco Utility provides extended power control options to our customers over devices in Toshiba notebooks. Reduction in power consumption by switching to optimum power settings based on plugged-in or on battery power machine status, or remaining battery power percentage. For more information refer to eco Utility.

About  (from TOSHIBA)

Laptops equipped with our power-saving eco utility™, offer improved energy management. With a single click you can switch to a pre-configured power plan that will not only let you go green, but let you see the measurable savings too. Giving you the ability to easily click it on and off your laptop, the Toshiba eco util...  Read more


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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 TecoService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 48 files and is usually about 20.16 MB (21,135,930 bytes).

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.toshiba.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C2F94B5E-201A-4754-8F2F-4395E1D90DA3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 20.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TOSHIBA eco Utility

Program executable:TecoService.exe
Name:TOSHIBA eco Utility
TOSHIBA eco Utility Service
Path:C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\TecoService.exe
Additional files:
  • TecoHci.dll - TecoHci Dynamic Link Library (TecoHci Dynamic Link Library)
  • TPCM_COM.dll - Power Consumption Meter (TPCM_COM)
  • TPCM_COM64.dll - TPCM_COM64
  • TPCMCtrl.dll
  • TPCMpwr.exe - TPCMpw
  • BatmgrCom.dll - TOSHIBA eco Utility (Battery Lifecycle I/F module)
  • BatmgrDll.dll - Battery Lifecycle function module
  • EcoHistory.dll - eco history I/F module
  • EcoSetting.dll - eco mode setting I/F module
  • EcoSetupCleaner.exe - Restore power plan settings, eco charging mode, etc.
  • TADOMgr.dll - TADO manager module
  • TCooling.dll - TOSHIBA Power Saver (TCooling Dynamic Link Library)
  • Teco.exe
  • TecoHistory.exe - Historial ecológico de TOSHIBA
  • TecoHook.dll - Hook module for TADO
  • TecoHook.exe
  • TecoHookDll.dll
  • TecoMUI.dll - MUI of eco Utility
  • TecoPlan.exe
  • TecoPower.dll - TecoPower Dynamic Link Library
  • TecoResident.exe - Resident module of eco Utility
  • TecoService.exe - TOSHIBA eco Utility Service
  • TecoToastMgr.dll - Toast manager of eco Utility
  • TMessageBox.dll - TMessageBox of eco Utility
  • ToastNotifier.dll - Toast Notifier
  • ToastSimulator.dll - Toast Simulator
  • TosEventReader.dll - Read notify event from BIOS
  • TosInit.exe - eco Utility initialization module
  • TPowerSaverDll.dll - TOSHIBA Power Saver manager module
  • TPSCCfg.exe - Support peak shift import/export, Peak shift module.
  • TPSCCom.dll - Peak Shift I/F module
  • TPSCDll.dll - Peak Shift function module
  • TPwrBrightness.dll - TPwrBrightness Dynamic Link Library
  • TosGeoInf.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Teco.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4CCA547-B9B4-4EEA-A321-B2F11D8BE80D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TecoResident.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 5.
  • TecoService.exe runs as a service named 'TOSHIBA eco Utility Service' (TOSHIBA eco Utility Service) "TOSHIBA eco Utility Service".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Teco.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Teco' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\Teco.exe" /r.
  • TecoResident.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TecoResident' which loads as C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Teco\TecoResident.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TEco.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TECO\TEco.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000531666%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003583%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001734%
0.015104% average
Memory:4.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0003538136%
Kernel CPU:0.00023202%
User CPU:0.00012179%
CPU cycles/sec:157,522
I/O reads/min:26 Bytes
I/O writes/min:81 Bytes
Memory:2.08 MB
Total CPU:0.0088478397%
Kernel CPU:0.00730499%
User CPU:0.00154285%
CPU cycles/sec:14,114

How do I remove TOSHIBA eco Utility?

You can uninstall TOSHIBA eco 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 eco 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 eco Utility.

Win 10 58%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.77%
Windows 7 41.33%
Windows Vista 0.84%
Windows XP 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.03%
Windows 8.1 27.42%
Windows 10 Home 15.59%
Windows 8 7.25%
Windows 7 Professional 3.82%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.82%
  United Kingdom 5.13%
  Australia 3.69%
  Germany 3.14%
  France 2.96%
  Canada 2.90%
  Italy 2.02%
  Spain 1.27%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  Portugal 0.92%
  Mexico 0.88%
  Saudi Arabia 0.71%
  Belgium 0.70%
  New Zealand 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 99.95%
Dell 0.05%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 5.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 4.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 3.64%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 3.55%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.70%


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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