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Should I remove TeamViewer 5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,433
United States Rank #6,030
Reach 0.1387%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.61 days
549.12 days >
Average installed length: 288.52 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.1.9951 1.54%
5.1.9385.0 0.10%
5.1.9385 9.82%
5.1.9290 4.32%
5.1.9220 2.52%
5.1.9192 1.08%
5.1.9160 1.54%
5.1.8989 Beta 0.05%
5.1.17330 8.07%
5.1.16947 0.82%
5.1.15822 1.03%
5.1.13999 4.11%
5.1.10408 3.80%
5.1 9385 0.46%
5.1 9290 0.05%
5.1 9160 0.10%
5.0.9104 2.16%
5.0.8703 11.77%
5.0.8625 1.65%
5.0.8539 1.13%
5.0.8421 5.19%
5.0.8232 5.71%
5.0.8081.0 0.05%
5.0.8081 7.30%
5.0.7904.0 0.05%
5.0.7904 7.61%
5.0.7687 7.61%
5.0.7572 3.55%
5.0.7545 0.67%
5.0.7526 0.31%
5.0.7478 1.34%
5.0.7418 2.21%
5.0.7359 BETA 0.10%
5.0.7312 BETA 0.05%
5.0.7255 BETA 0.15%
5.0 9104 0.21%
5.0 8703 0.10%
5.0 8421 0.10%
5.0 8232 0.31%
5.0 8081 0.31%
5.0 7904 0.41%
5.0 7687 0.21%
5.0 7572 0.21%
5.0 7478 0.05%
5.0 7418 0.05%

TeamViewer 5

What is TeamViewer 5?  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

TeamViewer is a simple and fast solution for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy. To connect to another computer just run TeamViewer on both machines without the need of an installation procedure. With the first start automatic partner IDs are generated on both...  Read more

Overview

TeamViewer 5 is a program developed by TeamViewer GmbH. The most used version is 5.0.8703, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is teamviewer.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 24.48 MB (25,672,499 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 28% of users of TeamViewer 5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com/en/download/windows.aspx
Help link: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 24.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 5

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
Name:TeamViewer
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version5\teamviewer.exe
MD5:695c10c78fbd654783195f66b74952b9
Additional files:
  • TV.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (TeamViewer Dynamic Link Library (DLL))
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ar.dll
  • TeamViewer_Desktop.exe - TeamViewer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application)
  • TeamViewer_Resource_cs.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_da.dll - TeamViewer-ressourcer
  • Teamviewer_Resource_de.dll - TeamViewer Resources
  • Teamviewer_Resource_en.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_es.dll - Recursos de TeamViewer
  • Teamviewer_Resource_fi.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_fr.dll - Ressources TeamViewer
  • Teamviewer_Resource_it.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_ja.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ko.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_nl.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_no.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_pl.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_pt.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ru.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_sv.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_tr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe - TeamViewer Service
  • install.exe (by Windows (R) Server 2003 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Server 2003 DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TeamViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{133F5248-89AD-43B8-A811-05E11883E09C}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 5' (TeamViewer5) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\TeamViewer.exe'.
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\TeamViewer_Service.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

TeamViewer_Service.exe
Memory:1.96 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00052174%
0.015104% average

How do I remove TeamViewer 5?

Quickly and completely remove TeamViewer 5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall TeamViewer 5 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 TeamViewer 5, 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 TeamViewer 5.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,433

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.65%
Windows XP 19.59%
Windows Vista 10.80%
Windows 8 5.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.83%
Windows 7 Professional 14.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.49%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.08%
  Germany 12.58%
  France 5.46%
  India 4.90%
  Italy 4.39%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  Iran 3.05%
  Canada 2.73%
  Brazil 2.50%
  Spain 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Israel 1.67%
  Australia 1.67%
  Belgium 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.05%
Dell 25.32%
Acer 16.91%
GIGABYTE 10.24%
Toshiba 6.40%
Intel 4.75%
ASUS 4.30%
American Megatrends 1.83%
Sahara 1.65%
Samsung 1.37%
Lenovo 1.19%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.04%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.81%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.58%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 2.34%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.11%

About (from TeamViewer GmbH)

The German based TeamViewer GmbH was founded in 2005 and is fully focused on development and distribution of high-end solutions for online collaboration and communication.
Publisher URL: www.teamviewer.com

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