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Should I remove TeamViewer 3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Global Rank #18,256
United States Rank #32,425
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TeamViewer 3

What is TeamViewer 3?

TeamViewer allows you to connect to the desktop of a partner anywhere on the Internet. TeamViewer also works in the other direction: Show your own desktop to a partner over the Internet and demonstrate your own software, solutions and presentations. With TeamViewer you can remotely control any PC anywhere on the Internet. No installation is required, just run the application on both sides and connect. TeamViewer has put a lot of effort on security. It has encryption, Access Protection and code signature support.

About  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

TeamViewer is a solution for remote control, desktop sharing, and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy. To connect to another computer just run TeamViewer on both machines without the need of an installation procedure. With the first start automatic partner IDs are generated on both computers. Ent...  Read more


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 10 files and is usually about 3.89 MB (4,074,376 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\teamviewer3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer3\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 3

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
TeamViewer Remote Control Application
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer3\teamviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • TV.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (TeamViewer Dynamic Link Library (DLL))
  • TeamViewer_Host.exe - TeamViewer (TeamViewer Service)
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 3' (TeamViewer) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
  • TeamViewer_Host.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 3' (TeamViewer) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer3\TeamViewer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:740 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023231491%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00149443%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00082872%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove TeamViewer 3?

You can uninstall TeamViewer 3 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 TeamViewer 3, 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 TeamViewer 3.

Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.69%
Windows XP 28.40%
Windows Vista 13.62%
Windows 10 10.89%
Windows Server 2003 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 26.91%
Windows 7 Professional 18.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.44%
Windows 8 Pro 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.39%
  Germany 12.88%
  India 11.74%
  Spain 7.95%
  France 4.92%
  Italy 4.92%
  Israel 3.03%
  Brazil 2.65%
  Ecuador 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%
  Canada 1.89%
  Greece 1.89%
  Croatia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.66%
Dell 19.15%
Acer 10.64%
ASUS 7.09%
Intel 6.38%
American Megatrends 5.67%
Samsung 4.26%
Toshiba 2.84%
Medion 2.13%
Lenovo 1.42%
Sahara 1.42%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.86%
Dell Latitude E5420 1.90%
Gigabyte P35-DS3 1.90%
HP Compaq 6820s 1.90%
HP Compaq 6200 Pro MT PC 1.90%

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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