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What is SVPWUTIL.exe?

SVPWUTIL.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if SVPWUTIL.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

SVPWUTIL.exe file information

The process known as SVPWUTIL Application belongs to software TOSHIBA Supervisor Password or SVPWUTIL Application or Brave Soul by TOSHIBA (www.toshiba.com) or TOSHIBA CORPORATION (www.toshiba.com).

Description: SVPWUTIL.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. SVPWUTIL.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 65,536 bytes (59% of all occurrences), 438,272 bytes, 352,256 bytes or 61,440 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/svpwutil.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The SVPWUTIL.exe file is not a Windows core file. You can uninstall this program in the control panel. Therefore the technical security rating is 9% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall TOSHIBA Supervisor Password or TOSHIBA Flash Cards Support software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

Recommended: Identify SVPWUTIL.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SVPWUTIL.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SVPWUTIL.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

It enables "Supervisor password" functionality on a Toshiba laptop.
svpwutil.exe is part of Toshiba Hardware Setup for their laptops and supervisor password utility for the computer's BIOS. If you want to setup a supervisor password on BIOS without restarting the computer to BIOS, you can do it from here

Summary: Average user rating of SVPWUTIL.exe: based on 4 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think SVPWUTIL.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's probably harmless. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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