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The Toshiba Value Added Package (TVAP) provides a number of important utilities such as:


  • The TOSHIBA Common Driver provides an essential link to system resources required by several TOSHIBA original program components for access to BIOS functions etc.
  • TOSHIBA eco Utility provides extended power control options to our customers over devices in Toshiba notebooks. Reduction in power consumption by switching to optimum power settings based on plugged-in or on battery power machine status, or remaining battery power percentage. For more information refer to eco Utility.
  • TOSHIBA HWSetup lets you customize your hardware settings according to the way that you work with your computer and the peripherals you use. For more information refer to HW Setup.
  • TOSHIBA Password Utility lets you set and maintain password security that restricts access to the computer. For more information refer to Password Utility.
  • TOSHIBA Flash Cards provides additional Hotkey (Function Fn keys) functionality to Toshiba notebooks and includes an intelligent user interface (UI) in the form of a graphical drop-down invoked by hotkey operation. This improves the user experience by allowing them to visually identify current status and available options at time of selection, saving them time spent blindly moving between the hot-key options to find the one they need. For more information refer to Flash Cards.
  • TOSHIBA PC Diagnostic Tool can display the basic information of a computer and diagnose simple issues using Windows built-in toolset. For more information refer to PC Diagnostic Tool.

If TVAP is not installed on your computer, you can verify if it is available for your specific model under "Downloads" on the TOSHIBA support web site ( Prior to installing other utilities, install TVAP.