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Should I remove TeamViewer 6?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,671
United States Rank #2,469
Reach 0.5185%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.21 days
1009.33 days >
Average installed length: 530.33 days


6.0.9947 8.67%
6.0.9895 1.62%
6.0.9796 Beta 0.12%
6.0.9699 Beta 0.39%
6.0.9665 Beta 0.06%
6.0.17222 6.03%
6.0.15803 2.01%
6.0.13992 8.04%
6.0.12879 0.99%
6.0.11656 9.12%
6.0.11117 14.01%
6.0.11052 4.56%
6.0.10722 17.46%
6.0.10701 0.21%
6.0.10511 8.46%
6.0.10462 2.91%
6.0.10418 2.55%
6.0.10344 4.38%
6.0.10194 6.45%
6.0.10176 0.36%
6.0.10124 1.62%

TeamViewer 6

What is TeamViewer 6?

TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. It is possible to access a machine running TeamViewer with a web browser. While the main focus of the application is remote control of computers, collaboration and presentation features are included. TeamViewer uses one of the servers of TeamViewer.com to start the connection and the routing of traffic between the local client and the remote host machine. The software then determines how to establish a connection.

About  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

Would you like to help friends or acquaintances with their computer problems from a remote location or have them help you? Do you want to make large files available to others - quickly and easily? Or would you like to show your desktop to someone at a remote location? In these and many other cases, TeamViewer is the ...  Read more


The most used version is 6.0.10722, 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. 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 44 files and is usually about 56.12 MB (58,843,641 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version6
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version6\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 56.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 6

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
TeamViewer Remote Control Application
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version6\teamviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • tv_w32.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (Helper library for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect)
  • tv_x64.dll - Helper library for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect (64 bit)
  • TeamViewer_Resource_lt.dll
  • TeamViewer_Desktop.exe - TeamViewer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application)
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ar.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_bg.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_cs.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_da.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_de.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_el.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_en.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_es.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_fi.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_fr.dll - Ressources TeamViewer
  • TeamViewer_Resource_he.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_hr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_hu.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_id.dll
  • 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_ro.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ru.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sk.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sv.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_th.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_tr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_uk.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_vi.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zh.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zhCN.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zhTW.dll
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe
  • tv_w32.exe - Helper process for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect
  • tv_x64.exe - Helper process for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect (64 bit)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 6' (TeamViewer6) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer_Service.exe'.
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version6\TeamViewer.exe'.
Network connections
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe connects to server15029.teamviewer.com ( port 5938).
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe connects to server1501.teamviewer.com ( port 5938).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.83 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008244062%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00033773%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00048668%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:564 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0005130569%
Kernel CPU:0.00020245%
User CPU:0.00031060%
I/O reads/min:564 Bytes
I/O writes/min:1.58 KB
Memory:1.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0000290537%
Kernel CPU:0.00001287%
User CPU:0.00001619%

How do I remove TeamViewer 6?

Quickly and completely remove TeamViewer 6 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 6 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 6, 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 6.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.93%
Windows XP 15.05%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Windows 8 3.81%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.32%
Windows 7 Professional 15.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.58%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.13%
  Germany 8.25%
  France 4.36%
  India 4.31%
  Brazil 3.49%
  Italy 3.44%
  Canada 3.28%
  Israel 2.67%
  United Kingdom 2.51%
  Iran 2.14%
  Spain 2.06%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Belgium 1.48%
  Turkey 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.39%
Hewlett-Packard 24.57%
Acer 14.98%
Toshiba 6.34%
ASUS 6.13%
Intel 4.48%
Samsung 2.88%
Lenovo 2.45%
American Megatrends 1.65%
Sahara 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.31%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.71%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.41%
INTEL DG31PR 2.26%

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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