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Should I remove Remote Control Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,621
United States Rank #17,539
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.86 days
231.98 days >
Average installed length: 121.89 days


VersionDistribution 54.69% 23.96% 9.11% 0.26% 10.16% 1.82%

Remote Control Server


Remote Control Server is a program developed by Steppschuh. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 Remote Control Server.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.58 MB (2,702,521 bytes). Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of Remote Control Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: steppschuh.net
Help link: android-remote.com/setup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Remote Control Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{755C6515-9FEA-490C-B15E-22BB6519E57E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.58 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Control Server

Program executable:Remote Control Server.exe
Name:Remote Control Server
Path:C:\Program Files\Remote Control Server\Remote Control Server.exe
Additional files:
  • Update.exe - Remote Control Server Updater
  • Remote Control Server.exe - Remote Control Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Remote Control Server.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Remote Control Server' and executes as C:\Program Files\Remote Control Server\Remote Control Server.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Remote Control Server.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Remote Control Server' which loads as C:\Program Files\Remote Control Server\Remote Control Server.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Remote Control Server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Remote Control Server\Remote Control Server.exe'.

How do I remove Remote Control Server?

You can uninstall Remote Control Server 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Remote Control Server, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Remote Control Server.

Win 10 59%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 58.59%
Windows 7 38.54%
Windows Vista 1.56%
Windows XP 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 17.23%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.05%
Windows 8.1 10.44%
Windows 10 Pro 8.62%
Windows 7 Professional 7.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.82%
  Germany 11.00%
  Italy 5.50%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Netherlands 5.02%
  France 4.55%
  Brazil 3.83%
  Canada 3.83%
  Spain 1.67%
  Australia 1.44%
  Austria 1.44%
  Sweden 1.20%
  South Africa 0.96%
  TN 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.50%
Acer 19.23%
Dell 14.96%
ASUS 14.96%
Toshiba 9.83%
Lenovo 7.26%
Sony 2.14%
Samsung 1.71%
Medion 1.28%
MSI 1.28%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.04%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.16%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.16%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.16%


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