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Users Opinions

Average user rating of swupdtmr.exe: based on 14 votes. Read also the 24 reviews.

1103 users ask for this file. 9 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as neutral. 10 users didn't rate it ("don't know").


All comments about swupdtmr.exe:
Its the software update manager for Toshiba. Came with my Tecra. Safe to remove it.   kizzy
I have it on a toshiba laptop therefore if the previous statement is true its a toshiba based program I have it on a satellite  
On most toshiba's laptop   Eagle
came with my Satellite laptop from toshiba  
on my toshiba  
have it on a toshiba satellite anyone know if its usefull?  
came with my toshiba satellite  
I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop and it's always been on here. Seems to be some kind of update manager.   shotora
From Toshiba   Sus
On my Satellite. Yes, common file.   disamorado
I also have it on my Toshiba Satellite.   Frank
Came with toshiba satelites M105-s3041 is it safe to remove?   dust
on toshiba satellite  
It comes with Toshiba laptops. It monitors for Toshiba software updates available. It is probably not essential at all, but is almost certainly harmless.   Alex Censor (Computer Doctor of Ashland)
On my Toshiba Satellite I just bought   Jb
It came on my Toshiba Laptop, matches the others.   Kat
On Toshiba Satellite  
Came with Laptop, I have a satellite   Fyre
windows service, basically allows for toshiba integrated webcams on laptops to work. basically when I cut this off, the integrated webcam did not work. Cutting it back on reenabled my webcam   doubled
Scotty the Watchdog says its A-OK, also from a Toshiba Satelite   Kevin
In the USERS MANUAL it states it's used to get a LIST of updates available for your Toshiba computer. As far as I see, it only actually works while the machine is under warranty.   Discouraged
Toshiba update monitor. Have had Satellite for four years and it has never notified me of anything.   Mike
swupdtmr is toshiba's SoftWareUPDaTeManageR, its harmless   spitfyr426
On my toshiba. It caught my attention because it took more than 50% CPU time when computer startup.   nn

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