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TouchBIOS B11.1201.1

What is TouchBIOS?  (from GIGABYTE)

Navigating through the BIOS to change system settings can be a daunting task for users not familiar with control "F" functions and mouse-less navigation. While some EFI BIOS try to address this with a mouse friendly environment, many implementations still lack a certain ease-of-use necessary for most people. With GIGAB...  Read more


TouchBIOS B11.1201.1 is a program developed by GIGABYTE. 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 main program executable is tchBIOS.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 15.79 MB (16,558,039 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 39% of users of TouchBIOS come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\TouchBIOS
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A2EBACDD-09BB-4894-AE25-7168DB3BFA7F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 15.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by TouchBIOS B11.1201.1

Program executable:tchBIOS.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GIGABYTE\TouchBIOS\tchBIOS.exe
Additional files:
  • UpdExe.exe
  • GBTUpd.exe - GBTUpd
  • CheckFK.dll - CheckFK Dynamic Link Library (CheckFK DLL)
  • CustomControls.dll (by VTN Technologies Inc) - CustomControls
  • DCLib.dll - DCLib Dynamic Link Library (DCLib DLL)
  • et_ycc.dll
  • GMLP.dll
  • GPTT.dll
  • GTuner.exe
  • GVTunner.dll - GVTunner Dynamic Link Library (GVTunner DLL)
  • HM.dll - HM Dynamic Link Library (HM DLL)
  • HWM.dll - HWM Dynamic Link Library (HWM DLL)
  • IccLibDll.dll
  • mfccpu.dll - MFCCPU Dynamic Link Library (MFCCPU DLL)
  • MFCET.dll - MFCET Dynamic Link Library (MFCET DLL)
  • MFCSPD.dll - MFCSPD Dynamic Link Library (MFCSPD DLL)
  • MultiCore.dll - MultiCore Dynamic Link Library (MultiCore DLL)
  • OCK.dll - OCK Dynamic Link Library (OCK DLL)
  • ParsBIOS.dll - ParsBIOS Dynamic Link Library (ParsBIOS DLL)
  • picln.exe
  • restart.exe - restart
  • StabilityLib.dll - StabilityLib Dynamic Link Library (StabilityLib DLL)
  • STT.dll - STT Dynamic Link Library (STT DLL)
  • tchBIOS.exe - tchBIOS
  • WinBIOS_Status_DLL.dll - WinBIOS_Status_DLL Dynamic Link Library (WinBIOS_Status_DLL DLL)
  • ycc.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GBTUpd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigabyte\EasySaver\GBTUpd.exe'.

How do I remove TouchBIOS?

You can uninstall TouchBIOS 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 TouchBIOS B11.1201.1, 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 TouchBIOS.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.35%
Windows 10 17.06%
Windows XP 0.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.01%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.30%
Windows 7 Professional 17.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.14%
Windows 10 Home 3.55%
Windows 8 Pro 2.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.49%
  Germany 9.23%
  Australia 5.64%
  United Kingdom 5.64%
  France 4.10%
  Canada 3.08%
  Sweden 2.05%
  Japan 2.05%
  Thailand 1.54%
  Russia 1.54%
  Iran 1.54%
  UA 1.03%
  Belgium 1.03%
  RS 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 4.82%
Dell 4.82%
Hewlett-Packard 1.20%
Samsung 0.60%
ASUS 0.60%
Common models
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 9.58%
Gigabyte Z68AP-D3 8.98%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 5.39%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 5.39%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3P 4.79%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 4.79%


Gigabyte is a manufacturer of computer hardware products known for its motherboards whose customers include custom PC manufacturers such as Alienware as well as some larger OEMs.
Publisher URL: www.gigabyte.com


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