What does the TosBtMng.exe file do?
The TosBtMng.exe process is also known as Bluetooth Manager or, as the case may be, TosBtMng and is a part of Bluetooth Stack for Windows by TOSHIBA. This software is produced by TOSHIBA CORPORATION (www.toshiba.com). An obsolete or defective version of TosBtMng.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Bluetooth Manager has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Bluetooth Manager 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)
- TosBtMng.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module TosBtMng.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about TosBtMng.exe Bluetooth Manager
TosBtMng.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. TosBtMng.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,815,880 bytes (16% of all these files), 2,745,760 bytes as well as 8 other variants.
This file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The TosBtMng file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The application is initiated as part of Windows start-up (Registry: MACHINE\User Shell Folders). The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. TosBtMng.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 33% 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 TosBtMng.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 TosBtMng?
|It's from the Toshiba company, so it is necessary for example if you youse a bluetooth adapter from Toshiba or something. |
|Toshiba Bluetooth Manager. Startup task installed by the drivers for Toshiba Bluetooth USB dongles and also found on laptops where the integrated Bluetooth is made by Toshiba. This task has the dual role of spawning various background tasks which, together, form part of the Bluetooth drivers, and of displaying as the classic Bluetooth icon in the System Tray which gives you access to the configuration screen of your Bluetooth adapter. (further information...) |
|Just another RAM wasting driver, killing it could cause problems with bluetooth... |
Summary: 6 users judge TosBtMng.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. For this reason, 3 users have already deleted TosBtMng.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Bluetooth Stack for Windows by TOSHIBA
To remove Bluetooth Manager 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 Bluetooth Stack for Windows by TOSHIBA in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if TosBtMng.exe (Bluetooth Manager) 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 Bluetooth Manager. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Bluetooth Manager 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 TosBtMng.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.
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