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Should I remove Remote assistance tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,470
United States Rank #12,865
Reach 0.0091%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.69 days
49.81 days >
Average installed length: 26.17 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Remote assistance tool


Remote assistance tool is a software program developed by ZoomSupport. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 21.74 MB (22,797,677 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 84% of users of Remote assistance tool come from the United States, it is also popular in UA and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ZoomSupport\Remote Assistance\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{3FFC91AA-8A19-4A60-8737-56854543C60B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Remote assistance tool

  • RemoteAssistance.Service.exe - RemoteAssistance.Service (Remote Assistance Worker Service)
  • RemoteAssistance.OneClickFixService.exe - Remote Assistance (Remote Assistance One Click Fix Service)
  • RemoteAssistance.DiskCleanerComponent.dll - RATool (RATool DiskCleaner)
  • RemoteAssistance.ElevatedHost.exe - RATool Elevated Host
  • RemoteAssistance.ObjFactory.dll - RATool Object Factory
  • RemoteAssistance.OcfElevator.exe - RATool OcfElevator
  • RemoteAssistance.RegistryCleanerComponent.dll - RATool RegistryCleaner
  • RemoteAssistance.SharedNativeLibrary.dll - PCKeeper SharedNativeLibrary
  • RemoteAssistance.Services.Core.dll - RemoteAssistance.Services.Core
  • RemoteAssistance.WindowsManagmentInfoHelper.dll - WindowsManagmentInfoHelper
  • RemoteAssistance.Shared.dll - RemoteAssistance.Shared
  • ServiceInfrastructure.dll - ServiceInfrastructure
  • LocalizationHelpers.dll - LocalizationHelpers
  • RemoteAssistance.Contracts.dll - Contracts.PCKeeper
  • Contracts.Account.dll - Contracts.Account
  • NativeMethods.dll - NativeMethods (Native Methods)
  • SharedLibrary.dll - SharedLibrary
  • CrashReportSender.exe - PCKeeper (CrashReportSender)
  • RemoteAssistance.Controls.dll - PCKeeper Controls
  • RemoteAssistance.Elevator.exe - Elevator
  • RemoteAssistance.OneClickFixServiceLibrary.dll - One-Click Fix Service Library
  • RemoteAssistance.UtilitiesServiceLibrary.dll - Utilities Service Library
  • RemoteAssistance.exe
  • RemoteAssistance.DiskCleanerComponentPS.dll
  • RemoteAssistance.ObjFactoryPS.dll
  • RemoteAssistance.OneClickFixServicePS.dll
  • RemoteAssistance.RegistryCleanerComponentPS.dll
  • RemoteAssistance.ServicePS.dll
  • RemoteAssistance.SharedNativeLibraryPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • RemoteAssistance.Service.exe runs as a service named 'Remote Assistance Service' (RemoteAssistance.Service) "Remote Assistance's worker service".
  • RemoteAssistance.OneClickFixService.exe runs as a service named 'Remote Assistance Ocf Service' (RemoteAssistance.OneClickFixService) "RemoteAssistance's System Scan support service".

How do I remove Remote assistance tool?

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

Win 8 79%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 78.91%
Windows 7 14.84%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 50.78%
Windows 8.1 10.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.59%
Windows 10 Pro 7.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.39%
  UA 7.32%
  Australia 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.95%
  Canada 1.46%
  Switzerland 1.46%
  Belgium 0.49%
  Germany 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.17%
Dell 22.64%
ASUS 7.55%
Toshiba 7.55%
Lenovo 6.60%
Acer 3.77%
Alienware 1.89%
Apple 0.94%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.24%
HP HP Notebook 3.39%
HP-Pavilion NY607AAR-ABA ... 2.54%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 3542 1.69%
Hewlett-Packard 500-164 1.69%


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