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Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7


Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7 is a software program developed by TOSHIBA. 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. The setup package generally installs about 96 files and is usually about 681.76 MB (714,874,203 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 42% of users of Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7 come from Australia, it is also popular in Canada and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Toshibapc.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Toshiba\ToshibaSevenComp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{41773726-92D0-4265-A0F8-DD980CA1AEC4}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 681.76 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7

  • QACSchdCfg.exe - Qosmio AV Center SchedulerConfig (Qosmio AV Center Tool for Windows7 Update)
  • TUWHelper.exe - TOSHIBA Upgrade Wizard (TUWHelper)
  • PingTaisWizard.exe - Ping Tais Wizard
  • SmartDEDetector.exe - SmartDE Detector (a helper application for TOSHIBA Upgrade Wizard)
  • Setup.exe - TOSHIBA Value Added Package setup launcher
  • ToshibaUpgradeAssistant.exe (by Copyright (C) 2009 Toshiba) - Toshiba Upgrade Assistant (Toshiba Upgrade Assistant 64bit)
  • DPInst32.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • _setup.dll (by Macrovision) - InstallShield (FLEXnet (R) InstallShield (R) Setup Launcher Resources)
  • 002008_23.48.05.TC50038300B.exe
  • 002739_05.48.59.TC00126300G.exe
  • 004126_23.52.08.TC00223400B.exe
  • 010014_00.46.52.TC00228100E.exe
  • 011418_01.11.46.TC00240000B.exe
  • 011533_01.09.14.TC00239700A.exe
  • 012328_01.20.59.TC50060800A.exe
  • 014012_01.35.57.TC00126300F.exe
  • 015529_22.43.16.TC50034900G.exe
  • 022512_18.51.25.TCA0005800L.exe
  • 023720_02.05.43.TC00214700H.exe
  • 024955_02.46.23.TC00203100F.exe
  • 025710_01.51.15.TC40064600A.exe
  • 025916_00.40.42.TC70050000A.exe
  • 031125_02.56.23.TC00190600F.exe
  • 031753_23.48.42.TC50042400C.exe
  • 032228_03.02.03.TC70062800B.exe
  • 034134_18.16.55.TC00231900C.exe
  • 034136_00.26.14.TCA0007500D.exe
  • 034322_19.19.59.TC40054600D.exe
  • 035421_00.34.37.TC50027700G.exe
  • 035454_02.47.46.TC00241200A.exe
  • 044326_00.56.25.TC00221400D.exe
  • 045140_01.16.03.TC00221500C.exe
  • 054546_05.01.01.TC30096900B.exe
  • 065809_17.58.20.TC40054500D.exe
  • 072820_03.12.44.TC00213300C.exe
  • 082838_22.48.15.TC50038200B.exe
  • 092957_03.46.19.TC00209700C.exe
  • 094843_05.25.20.TC40078000A.exe
  • 100917_21.39.55.TC00174900B.exe
  • 102116_10.20.11.TC00209600A.exe
  • 102214_20.17.19.TC40061200A.exe
  • 103459_23.40.18.TC50034200E.exe
  • 113850_11.33.28.TC10052900H.exe
  • 121702_17.28.55.TC00230200A.exe
  • 122315_01.45.24.TC00234300A.exe
  • 130141_00.09.57.TC00172300G.exe
  • 130511_20.03.43.TCA0012600O.exe
  • 131233_19.51.44.TCA0012700L.exe
  • 132416_17.37.24.TC40066900B.exe
  • 145904_17.30.21.TC40070000A.exe
  • 152718_22.24.50.TC00233600A.exe
  • 161527_19.17.36.TC70004600B.exe
  • 165740_02.57.54.TC00091600G.exe
  • 173617_17.30.10.TC00142000P.exe
  • 175744_17.53.04.TC00215000M.exe
  • 181745_18.13.57.TC00163700U.exe
  • 182434_20.26.06.TC70005000B.exe
  • 182851_18.24.44.TC00214700M.exe
  • 184252_02.53.19.TC00091300G.exe
  • 191002_18.23.51.TC70045900A.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PingTaisWizard.exe runs as a service named 'PingTaisWz' (PingTaisWz).

How do I remove Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7?

Quickly and completely remove Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Toshiba Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7 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 Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7, 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 Upgrade Assistant for Microsoft Windows 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.67%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.42% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 42.42%
  Canada 36.36%
  United States 15.15%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Singapore 3.03%


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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