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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,302
United States Rank #35,854
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TeamViewer 5 Host

What is TeamViewer 5 Host?  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

TeamViewer 5 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...  Read more


TeamViewer 5 Host is a program developed by TeamViewer GmbH. The most used version is 5.1.17330, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is teamviewer.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 17.42 MB (18,264,965 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 36% of users of TeamViewer 5 Host come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 17.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 5 Host

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
TeamViewer Remote Control Application
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version5\teamviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • TV.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (TeamViewer Dynamic Link Library (DLL))
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ar.dll
  • TeamViewer_Desktop.exe - TeamViewer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application)
  • TeamViewer_Resource_cs.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_da.dll - TeamViewer-ressourcer
  • Teamviewer_Resource_de.dll - TeamViewer Resources
  • Teamviewer_Resource_en.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_es.dll - Recursos de TeamViewer
  • Teamviewer_Resource_fi.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_fr.dll - Ressources TeamViewer
  • 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_ru.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_sv.dll
  • Teamviewer_Resource_tr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TeamViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{15B2549D-31D4-4402-BC3B-6A5A9C941541}' (runs on registration).
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 5' (TeamViewer5) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\TeamViewer_Service.exe'.
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version5\TeamViewer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.96 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00052174%
0.015104% average

How do I remove TeamViewer 5 Host?

You can uninstall TeamViewer 5 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program TeamViewer 5 Host, 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 5 Host.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 1%
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 64.00%
Windows XP 16.00%
Windows 10 16.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 39.19%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.11%
Windows 10 Pro 4.05%
Windows 8.1 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.05%
  Australia 6.98%
  United Kingdom 6.98%
  Germany 4.65%
  Belgium 4.65%
  Israel 4.65%
  Netherlands 4.65%
  Poland 3.49%
  DK 2.33%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%
  Czech Republic 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Ireland 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.43%
Hewlett-Packard 31.15%
Lenovo 11.48%
Intel 4.92%
Acer 4.92%
Toshiba 3.28%
Sony 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.64%
Common models
Dell Vostro 320 3.03%
HP 500B Microtower 3.03%
NEC Computers Asia Pacifi... 1.52%
MSI MS-7721 1.52%
MSI MS-7680 1.52%
LENOVO TP-7U___ 1.52%

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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