Should I block it?
No, this file is 100% safe to run.
(Note, TOSHIBA CORPORATION publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)
TOSHIBA Hotkey by TOSHIBA CORPORATION (Signed)
tcrdmain_win8.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). It is installed with a couple of know programs including TOSHIBA Function Key published by TOSHIBA Corporation and TOSHIBA Function Key published by TOSHIBA Corporation. The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC). The file is digitally signed by TOSHIBA CORPORATION which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA).
|Product name:||TOSHIBA Hotkey|
|Description:||TOSHIBA Hotkey Main Module|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\toshiba\hotkey\tcrdmain_win8.exe|
|Size:||2.49 MB (2,608,040 bytes)|
|Issued to:||TOSHIBA CORPORATION|
|Effective date:||Wednesday, April 04, 2012|
|Expiration date:||Friday, April 05, 2013|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET|
The following programs will install this file
The TOSHIBA Function Key Utility is a program designed to provide userswith a means of enabling support for the 'Fn' key on various laptop models. The Fn key is used to provide features including Display Switch, LCD Brightness or Instant Security. Function key enables functions when pressing specific keys or combination with Fn. Some functions show the "Toast" notification at the Right edge of the screen as shown below for Cursor and Nu...
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'TCrdMain' → C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Hotkey\TCrdMain_Win8.exe
(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
|Kernel CPU time:||104,249 ms/min|
|Private memory:||3.01 MB|
|Private (maximum):||9.21 MB|
|Private (minimum):||7.38 MB|
|Non-paged memory:||3.01 MB|
|Virtual memory:||107.62 MB|
|Virtual memory (peak):||115.37 MB|
|Working set:||7.79 MB|
|Working set (peak):||10.95 MB|
|I/O read transfer:||60 Bytes/sec|
|I/O read operations:||1/sec|
|I/O other transfer:||13 Bytes/sec|
|I/O other operations:||2/sec|
|GUI GDI count:||39|
|GUI GDI peak:||42|
|GUI USER count:||17|
|GUI USER peak:||19|
|TCrdMain_Win8.exe (main module)|
|tcrdmain.dll (TOSHIBA Flash Cards by TOSHIBA)|
These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8 Single Language
|Windows 8 Pro
Distribution by country
United States installs about 66.67% of TOSHIBA Hotkey.
Distribution by PC manufacturer