What does the Toaster.exe file do?
The Toaster.exe process is also known as Dell DataSafe Local Backup or, as the case may be, Dell Backup And Recovery Toaster and is a part of Dell DataSafe Local Backup or, as the case may be, Dell Backup And Recovery. This software is produced by SoftThinks - Dell. An obsolete or defective version of Toaster.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Dell DataSafe Local Backup has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Dell DataSafe Local Backup has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Toaster.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module Toaster.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about Toaster.exe Dell DataSafe Local Backup
Toaster.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Toaster.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 4,293,952 bytes (19% of all these files), 4,109,312 bytes as well as 14 other variants.
It is no part of Microsoft Windows. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. Toaster.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 29% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves Toaster.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about Toaster?
|Toaster.exe is useful in the sense that it will restore your device to factory settings but keep personal data and files. Thats the reason it takes input. Its not necessary but it could be useful to backup from a virus or malware, or any system error. |
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How to uninstall Dell DataSafe Local Backup or Dell Backup And Recovery
To remove Dell DataSafe Local Backup from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Dell DataSafe Local Backup or Dell Backup And Recovery in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if Toaster.exe (Dell DataSafe Local Backup) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Dell DataSafe Local Backup. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Dell DataSafe Local Backup or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or Toaster.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.