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Should I remove CommView for WiFi?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,575
United States Rank #10,109
Reach 0.0639%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.95 days
205.05 days >
Average installed length: 107.74 days


7.1 5.58%
7.0 43.86%
6.5 8.71%
6.3 36.16%
6.2 0.89%
6.1 0.89%
6.0 0.11%
5.6 1.34%
5.5 0.11%
5.4 0.56%
5.1 1.79%

CommView for WiFi

What is CommView for WiFi?

A program for capturing traffic on 802.11a/b/g networks.

About  (from TamoSoft)

CommView for WiFi is a special edition of CommView designed for capturing and analyzing network packets on wireless 802.11a/b/g networks. CommView for WiFi gathers information from the wireless adapter and decodes the analyzed data. With CommView for WiFi you can see the list of network connections and vital IP statist...  Read more


CommView for WiFi is a software program developed by TamoSoft. The most common release is 7.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named cv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 23.81 MB (24,969,790 bytes). The installed file tsftupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 27% of users of CommView for WiFi come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.tamos.com/products/commwifi
Help link: www.tamos.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CommViewWiFi
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMVI~1\CV.exe /u
Estimated size: 23.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CommView for WiFi

Program executable:cv.exe
Name:CommView for WiFi
CommView for WiFi Packet Analyzer
Path:C:\Program Files\commviewwifi\cv.exe
Additional files:
  • ca2k.dll - DLL for CommView WiFi (2000/XP/Vista/Server 2008/W7/W8)
  • srv64.exe - CommView for WiFi helper (AMD x64)
  • tsremind.dll - License Expiration Reminder
  • tsftupdate.dll - Automatic Update Checker
  • CVOld.exe - CommView for WiFi (CommView for WiFi Packet Analyzer)
  • tsappact.dll - Activation Wizard
  • Uninst_CommViewWiFi.exe - CommView for WiFi Installation
  • feedback.exe - Feedback Request
  • swapimap.dll - CountryWhois SDK (CountryWhois APIs DLL)
  • tsft_wepkr.exe - WEP Key Recovery (WEPKR)
  • Updater.exe - TamoSoft Updater
  • swapikey.dll - SmartWhois API (SmartWhois APIs DLL)
  • swapires.dll
  • swapirun.dll
  • Translator.dll - Translator
  • CV.exe.exe - CommView (CommView Packet Analyzer)
  • dhelper.exe - CommView Application Helper
  • fcd.dll - FCD
  • QtStub.dll - QuickTime Interface DLL
  • preinst.exe - USB Driver Preinstaller
  • rwatch.exe - WiFi Driver Watchdog Utility
  • Unwise.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CV.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9054316D-21F4-4D7F-AADD-E650E0274F30}' (runs on registration).
  • Updater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CommView Update' (runs weekly on Wednesdays at 3:00 PM).

How do I remove CommView for WiFi?

Quickly and completely remove CommView for WiFi from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CommView for WiFi from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CommView for WiFi, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove CommView for WiFi.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.13%
Windows 8 20.85%
Windows XP 4.24%
Windows Vista 2.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.68%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.64%
Windows 7 Professional 11.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.03%
Windows 8.1 4.03%
Windows 8 Pro 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.39%
  Brazil 5.25%
  Spain 5.14%
  MA 3.99%
  Mexico 3.15%
  Italy 2.94%
  France 2.62%
  Canada 2.62%
  Russia 2.52%
  United Kingdom 2.52%
  Germany 2.31%
  DZ 2.20%
  India 1.99%
  Malaysia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.20%
Acer 22.01%
Dell 16.35%
ASUS 10.69%
Toshiba 8.18%
Samsung 5.66%
Lenovo 5.03%
Alienware 0.79%
American Megatrends 0.63%
Medion 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.18%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.91%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.27%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.94%

About (from TamoSoft)

TamoSoft develops cutting-edge security and network monitoring software for the Internet and Local Area Networks, providing clients with the ability and confidence to meet the challenges of tomorrow's technology.
Publisher URL: www.tamos.com


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