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Should I remove Tango?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,597
United States Rank #3,708
Reach 0.2371%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.64 days
461.36 days >
Average installed length: 242.41 days


1.6.17136 0.04%
1.6.14117 96.73%
1.6.12955 3.23%


What is Tango?  (from TangoMe)

Tango is a free video communications service that allows you to connect with friends and family to conveniently capture and share life’s every day moments. Tango lets you see a smile while you hear the laughter that goes with it; lets you see the twinkle in her eye that accompanies her words. With Tango, you capture li...  Read more


Tango is a program developed by TangoMe. The most used version is 1.6.14117, 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. 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 programs's main executable is tango.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 27.3 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 37.78 MB (39,619,994 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 33% of users of Tango come from the United States, it is also popular in IQ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.tango.me
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tango
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Tango\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 37.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tango

Program executable:tango.exe
Name:Tango Video Calls
Signed by:TangoMe
Path:C:\Program Files\tango\tango.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • CrashSender.exe - CrashRpt (Crash Report Delivery Module)
  • QtOpenGL4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Tango.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F7ABC5EB-5473-4263-BCB3-D64503B27829}' (runs on registration).
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E76D1816-E863-43A8-8DFB-F431BC9DC5C9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Tango.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Tango' and executes as C:\Program Files\Tango\Tango.exe -r.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Tango.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Tango' which loads as C:\Program Files\Tango\Tango.exe -r.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Tango.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Tango\Tango.exe'.
Network connections
  • Tango.exe connects to (port 443).
  • Tango.exe connects to (port 443).
  • Tango.exe connects to (port 443).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008314992%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00027500%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00055650%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:408,728
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Tango?

You can uninstall Tango 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 Tango, 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 Tango.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.43%
Windows 10 25.67%
Windows XP 4.78%
Windows Vista 3.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.81%
Windows 7 Professional 9.31%
Windows 8.1 5.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.74%
Windows 8 Pro 3.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.60%
  IQ 10.94%
  MA 5.76%
  Saudi Arabia 5.68%
  Iran 3.43%
  YE 2.90%
  Italy 2.40%
  United Kingdom 2.20%
  Egypt 2.12%
  Turkey 1.83%
  Canada 1.79%
  Israel 1.71%
  Germany 1.59%
  India 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.27%
Dell 24.73%
Acer 15.55%
Toshiba 9.50%
ASUS 6.61%
Lenovo 5.21%
Samsung 3.90%
Intel 0.79%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 10.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.23%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.36%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.93%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.68%


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