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Should I remove TeamViewer 7 Host?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #14,834
United States Rank #13,238
Reach 0.0190%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.65 days
815.75 days >
Average installed length: 428.62 days


7.0.43148 14.44%
7.0.39049 2.94%
7.0.17271 22.73%
7.0.15723 3.48%
7.0.14563 7.75%
7.0.14484 3.74%
7.0.13989 17.11%
7.0.13936 0.53%
7.0.13852 1.60%
7.0.12979 9.63%
7.0.12799 5.08%
7.0.12541 5.08%
7.0.12313 3.48%
7.0.12299 0.27%
7.0.12280 0.27%
7.0.12189 1.34%
7.0.12142 0.53%

TeamViewer 7 Host

What is TeamViewer 7 Host?

TeamViewer 7 is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. It is possible to access a machine running TeamViewer with a web browser. While the main focus of the application is remote control of computers, collaboration and presentation features are included. TeamViewer uses one of the servers of TeamViewer.com to start the connection and the routing of traffic between the local client and the remote host machine. The software then determines how to establish a connection.

About  (from TeamViewer GmbH)

TeamViewer 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 s...  Read more


The most used version is 7.0.17271, 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. 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 45 files and is usually about 25.67 MB (26,916,721 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.teamviewer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version7
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version7\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 25.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TeamViewer 7 Host

Program executable:teamviewer.exe
TeamViewer Remote Control Application
Path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version7\teamviewer.exe
Additional files:
  • TeamViewer_Host_Setup.exe - TeamViewer Host Installer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application Installer)
  • TeamViewer_Host_Setup_Custom.exe
  • tv_w32.dll - TeamViewer Remote Control (Helper library for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect)
  • tv_x64.dll - Helper library for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect (64 bit)
  • uninstall.exe
  • TeamViewer_Resource_lt.dll
  • TeamViewer_Desktop.exe - TeamViewer (TeamViewer Remote Control Application)
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ar.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_bg.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_cs.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_da.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_de.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_el.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_en.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_es.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_fi.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_fr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_he.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_hr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_hu.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_id.dll
  • 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_ro.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_ru.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sk.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_sv.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_th.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_tr.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_uk.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_vi.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zhCN.dll
  • TeamViewer_Resource_zhTW.dll
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe
  • TeamViewer_StaticRes.dll - TeamViewer static resources
  • tv_w32.exe - Helper process for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect
  • tv_x64.exe - Helper process for TeamViewer performance optimization and QuickConnect (64 bit)
  • tvca.dll - TeamViewer setup custom action

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TeamViewer_Service.exe runs as a service named 'TeamViewer 7' (TeamViewer7) "TeamViewer Remote Software".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • TeamViewer_Service.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version7\TeamViewer_Service.exe'.
  • TeamViewer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TeamViewer\Version7\TeamViewer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000316676%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002006%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001161%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:130,412
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:28 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.92 MB
Total CPU:0.0000404894%
Kernel CPU:0.00001320%
User CPU:0.00002729%

How do I remove TeamViewer 7 Host?

You can uninstall TeamViewer 7 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 7 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 7 Host.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.33%
Windows 10 20.27%
Windows XP 7.20%
Windows Vista 2.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.14%
Windows 10 Home 8.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.32%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.15%
  Australia 9.59%
  Germany 4.79%
  Italy 4.36%
  France 4.36%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  Netherlands 2.40%
  Brazil 1.74%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Canada 1.53%
  South Africa 1.31%
  Poland 1.31%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Israel 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.07%
Hewlett-Packard 27.94%
Acer 10.66%
ASUS 5.51%
Intel 4.04%
Toshiba 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Samsung 1.47%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Sahara 0.74%
Sony 0.74%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 3010 6.67%
Acer Aspire ES1-531 4.00%
Dell OptiPlex 990 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP HP Notebook 2.67%
Dell OptiPlex 960 2.00%

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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