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Should I remove TeamViewer 8 Host?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,035
United States Rank #8,847
Reach 0.0421%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.14 days
299.18 days >
Average installed length: 157.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.44109 13.39%
8.0.43331 0.51%
8.0.30992 23.39%
8.0.26038 24.07%
8.0.22298 16.61%
8.0.20935 2.88%
8.0.20768 0.68%
8.0.20202 3.56%
8.0.19617 4.07%
8.0.19045 1.02%
8.0.18930 0.17%
8.0.18051 3.39%
8.0.17396 2.71%
8.0.17292 0.34%
8.0.16642 2.71%
8.0.16447 0.51%

TeamViewer 8 Host

What is TeamViewer 8 Host?  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

TeamViewer Host is running as a system service and is used for 24/7 access to remote computers, including login/logout and remote reboot - optimized for server maintenance or home-office access. BTW: Unlike most competitors TeamViewer includes an unlimited number of free hosts with all licenses - you just pay for the s...  Read more

Overview

TeamViewer 8 Host is a software program developed by TeamViewer GmbH. The most common release is 8.0.26038, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named teamviewer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 41.46 MB (43,478,790 bytes). 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 47% of users of TeamViewer 8 Host come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version8
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version8\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 41.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 8 Host

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
Name:TeamViewer
TeamViewer 8
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version8\teamviewer.exe
MD5:c2d667eb46e7ef6c90b9136df9a4b315
Additional files:
  • TeamViewer_Host_Setup.exe - TeamViewer Host Installer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application Installer)
  • TeamViewer_Host_Setup_Custom.exe
  • tv_w32.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (TeamViewer 8)
  • tv_x64.dll
  • uninstall.exe
  • TeamViewer_Resource_lt.dll
  • TeamViewer_Desktop.exe - TeamViewer
  • 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
  • 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_zhCN.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zhTW.dll
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe
  • TeamViewer_StaticRes.dll
  • tv_w32.exe
  • tv_x64.exe
  • tvca.dll - TeamViewer setup custom action

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 8' (TeamViewer8) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version8\TeamViewer_Service.exe'.
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version8\TeamViewer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

tv_w32.exe
Memory:2.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000180462%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000801%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001003%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:98,026
8,062,084 average
tv_x64.exe
Memory:2.63 MB
Total CPU:0.0000257399%
Kernel CPU:0.00002266%
User CPU:0.00000308%

How do I remove TeamViewer 8 Host?

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Or, you can uninstall TeamViewer 8 Host 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 8 Host, 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 8 Host.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.97%
Windows 8 19.83%
Windows XP 9.83%
Windows Vista 2.20%
Windows Server 2003 0.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.58%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.33%
Windows 8.1 4.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.84%
  Germany 6.03%
  France 5.03%
  Australia 4.17%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  Sweden 3.30%
  Netherlands 3.02%
  Belgium 2.87%
  Canada 2.87%
  Italy 2.30%
  Spain 1.29%
  Norway 1.15%
  Austria 1.01%
  Brazil 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.20%
Hewlett-Packard 27.76%
Lenovo 8.09%
Acer 6.20%
GIGABYTE 5.12%
ASUS 4.85%
Toshiba 4.58%
Intel 2.16%
American Megatrends 1.89%
Samsung 1.62%
Compaq 0.54%
Common models
HP Z220 CMT Workstation 6.00%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.50%
ASUS All Series 2.00%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.00%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.00%

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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