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Average installed length: 0.50 days

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Toshiba Drivers Update Utility

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What is Toshiba Drivers Update Utility?  (from DGTSoft)

Toshiba Drivers Update Utility For Windows 7 updates your Windows 7 drivers for Toshiba devices automatically with just several clicks. It will scan your system first then download and install Toshiba official drivers to let your Toshiba device work properly under Windows 7. Using the most accurate and comprehensive Dr...  Read more


Toshiba Drivers Update Utility is a software program developed by DGTSoft. 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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 14.93 MB (15,652,229 bytes). The installed file update.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 51% of users of Toshiba Drivers Update Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Portugal.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dgtsoft.com/drivers-update-utility/toshiba-drivers-update-utility.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Toshiba Drivers Update Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Toshiba Drivers Update Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Toshiba Drivers Update Utility

  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe - DGTSoft Drivers Update Utility (Drivers Update Utility Series)
  • DriverBackUp.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • update.dll
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Instalator pakietu sterowników (DPInst) (Instalator pakietu sterowników)
  • driverlib.dll (by Hise software) - Wise Drivers (
  • KillTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD02E5D2-A12F-4F68-B572-8581BA4F5C12}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DriverUpdateUtility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ASUS Drivers Update Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS Drivers Update Utility\DriverUpdateUtility.exe.

How do I remove Toshiba Drivers Update Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Toshiba Drivers Update Utility from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Toshiba Drivers Update 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Toshiba Drivers Update Utility, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Drivers Update Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.53%
Windows 10 31.58%
Windows XP 5.26%
Windows Vista 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Windows 7 Professional 13.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.53%
Windows 8.1 7.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.11%
  Belgium 4.44%
  Portugal 4.44%
  Saudi Arabia 4.44%
  United Arab Emirates 2.22%
  AM 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Colombia 2.22%
  Czech Republic 2.22%
  Germany 2.22%
  Egypt 2.22%
  Hungary 2.22%
  Japan 2.22%
  MN 2.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 97.22%
Hewlett-Packard 2.78%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 7.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55D-A 5.26%

Publisher URL: www.dgtsoft.com


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