The Toolbox of MiniTool System Booster can help users uninstall unnecessary programs, wipe a computer, recover deleted files, erase files and folders, force kill unwanted processes, enable or disable startup programs, scan network connections, and remove harmful software.

What Does Toolbox Do?

The tools in MiniTool System Booster Toolbox can help users uninstall unnecessary programs, wipe disks, recover data, securely delete files and folders, end necessary processes, manage startup programs, scan and delete deceptive and potentially unwanted programs, and more.

Users can click Performance from the left dashboard, then select Toolbox from the drop-down menu of Performance Home.

The Toolbox contains 2 sections:

File Management

  • Advanced Uninstaller
  • Bootable USB
  • Search & Recover
  • Drive Scrubber
  • Incinerator Extension

System Management

  • Process Scanner
  • Startup Optimizer
  • Network Scanner
  • Deceptive Programs

Advanced Uninstaller

Advanced Uninstaller can thoroughly remove installed programs to increase drive capacity and eliminate sluggish performance.

Step 1: Access Toolbox and click Advanced Uninstaller under File Management to continue.

click Advanced Uninstaller

Step 2: Click the Uninstall button next to the program users want to uninstall to remove it from the computer.

uninstall programs

Bootable USB

A bootable USB can help users completely wipe a Windows computer, especially the system disk. This feature requires users to prepare a USB drive to create a bootable USB drive.

Step 1: Connect the USB drive to the computer.

Step 2: Access Toolbox, then click Bootable USB under File Management.

click Bootable USB

Step 3: Select the target USB drive, then click the WRITE USB button to start creating a bootable USB drive.


Once the process ends, users can set the computer to boot from this USB drive to wipe the entire contents of the system drive, including the system.

Search & Recover

Search & Recover allows users to recover many types of files that might have accidentally been deleted or formatted (quick format) by scanning the selected drive.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Search & Recover under File Management.

click Search & Recover

Step 2: Select where to search for data and where to restore data. These two locations should be different to avoid overwriting data. In addition, users can also select Use SmartScan or Use StrongScan accordingly.

select search location and save location

Step 3: Click the Search button to start scanning the drive.

Step 4: After scanning, users can check the needed files and click the Recover selected files button to save them.

recover selected files

Drive Scrubber

Drive Scrubber allows users to completely wipe the contents from a drive.

Users are not allowed to wipe C drive using this tool.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Drive Scrubber under File Management.

Step 2: Select the drive to be wiped, then select a wipe method.

wipe selected drive

Step 3: Click the WIPE SELECTED DRIVE button to start wiping that drive.

Incinerator Extension

Incinerator Extension lets users remove all file traces and destroy deleted files and folders to ensure that they are unrecoverable.

How to Incinerate Files and Folders in Incinerator?

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Incinerator Extension under File Management.

open Incinerator Extension

Step 2: Turn on the button next to Incinerator to enable this feature. Then, the Incinerator will appear on the desktop.

enable Incinerator

Step 3: Drag the files or folders to be erased into the Incinerator.

Step 4: Open Incinerator, then select the target files or folders, right-click them and choose Incinerate from the context menu. The selected items will be completely erased and become unrecoverable.

If users want to wipe all files and folders in the Incinerator, they can directly click Incinerate all items on the top menu bar.
incinerate the selected items

How to Restore Files and Folders from Incinerator?

Files and folders that remain in the Incinerator are still recoverable. Users can select the needed items and click Restore the selected items from the top menu to restore these items to the original location. Users can also right-click the selected items and then select Restore from the context menu to restore them.

restore the selected items from Incinerator

Users can click Restore all items from the top menu to restore all files and folders to their original location.

restore all items from Incinerator

Process Scanner

Process Scanner checks for processes that may be running and are using up unnecessary system resources, potentially causing a slowdown in computer performance.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then select Process Scanner under System Management.

open Process Scanner

Step 2: Click the Scan now button to start scanning the system.

the process scanner is scanning

Step 3: Click the Terminate Process button to end the unnecessary or potentially malicious processes.

terminate process

Startup Optimizer

Startup Optimizer can easily enable or disable programs from running automatically at startup for improved Windows speed and performance.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Startup Optimizer under System Management. This tool will begin to check startup programs and services.

click Startup Optimizer

Step 2: Users can enable, delay, or disable the startup programs based on their own requirements. However, users cannot delay services because they are important for the system and programs running.

The Restore original settings button on the top-right corner can restore the startup configuration to the original settings that were in place before the current version of MiniTool System Booster was installed.
enable, delay, or disable startup programs

Network Scanner

Network Scanner scans for devices on the network that may be using excessive bandwidth or causing security vulnerabilities.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Network Scanner under System Management.

click Network Scanner

Step 2: Click the Scan now button to start checking the network.

Step 3: After scanning, users can browse and remove any obsolete or inactive devices from their network.

Network scanner scan results

Deceptive Programs

This tool can identify and remove deceptive and potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) or software that is a nuisance and often a major resource drain on a PC.

Step 1: Access Toolbox, then click Deceptive Programs under System Management.

click Deceptive Programs

Step 2: This tool will begin to scan the computer for deceptive or potentially unwanted programs, and then list them. Users can remove harmful software if any is found.

loading deceptive programs
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