Should I block it?
No, this file is 100% safe to run.
TOSHIBA Password Utility by Pegatron
tospu.exe 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). This is typically installed with the program TOSHIBA Password Utility published by TOSHIBA Corporation. The assembly utilizes the .NET run-time framework (which is required to be installed on the PC).
|Product name:||TOSHIBA Password Utility|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\toshiba\password utility\tospu.exe|
|Size:||6.57 MB (6,884,352 bytes)|
|Code language:||Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET|
The following program will install this file
TOSHIBA Password Utility lets you set and maintain password security that restricts access to the computer. This program is part of the TOSHIBA Value Added Package (TVAP) which is bundled on most new laptops.
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'TPUReg' → "C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\Password Utility\TosPU.exe" /Retimes
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 8 Single Language
Distribution by country
United Kingdom installs about 50.00% of TOSHIBA Password Utility.
Distribution by PC manufacturer