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Should I remove TomTom HOME?

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 #13,808
Reach 0.0247%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 157.14 days
606.53 days >
Average installed length: 318.69 days


2.9.8 20.46%
2.9.7 51.01%
2.9.6 4.61%
2.9.5 13.54%
2.9.4 1.44%
2.9.3 2.88%
2.9.2 3.46%
2.9.1 1.44%
2.9.0 1.15%

Typically installed together

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TomTom HOME is a program developed by Yrityksen nimi. The most used version is 2.9.7, 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. 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 installer includes 6 files and is usually about 48.35 MB (50,693,525 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 92% of users of TomTom HOME come from Finland, it is also popular in Sweden and Estonia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.TomTom.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TomTom HOME 2\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9017CEAF-BE5A-4F73-8A0E-C87E26971E55}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 48.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TomTom HOME

  • TomTomHOME.exe (by TomTom International) - TomTom HOME
  • TomTomHOMERunner.exe (by TomTom) - System Tray application for TomTom HOME
  • TomTomHOMEService.exe (by TomTom) - Windows Service for TomTom HOME
  • Uninstall TomTom HOME.exe (by TomTom International) - WinLatest.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TomTomHOME.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{39007C90-9517-4E15-BD3A-7D514D8B0F87}' (runs on registration).
  • TomTomHOMERunner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9B768754-4893-4B96-8FA6-86890E276B7F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TomTomHOMERunner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TomTomHOME.exe (2).
  • TomTomHOMEService.exe runs as a service named 'TomTomHOMEService' (TomTomHOMEService) "TomTom Home Service for ejecting devices".
Startup File (User Run)
  • TomTomHOMERunner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'TomTomHOME.exe' and executes as "C:\Program Files\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMERunner.exe" -s.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TomTomHOMERunner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TomTomHOME.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\TomTom HOME 2\TomTomHOMERunner.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:16.11 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014444232%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00044052%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00100390%
0.015104% average
Memory:2.36 MB
Total CPU:0.0043996044%
Kernel CPU:0.00294362%
User CPU:0.00145598%

How do I remove TomTom HOME?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 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 69.45%
Windows 8 17.58%
Windows Vista 7.78%
Windows XP 5.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.86%
Windows 7 Professional 10.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.70%
Windows 8.1 6.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.94% of installs come from Finland
Which countries install it?
  Finland 91.94%
  Sweden 1.79%
  Estonia 1.49%
  United States 1.49%
  Thailand 0.90%
  United Kingdom 0.60%
  Portugal 0.30%
  Turkey 0.30%
  Spain 0.30%
  Malaysia 0.30%
  Germany 0.30%
  Japan 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.58%
Acer 29.33%
ASUS 13.94%
Dell 6.73%
Samsung 5.29%
Toshiba 3.85%
Sahara 1.92%
Lenovo 1.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
Acer Aspire 5738 3.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.90%
ASUSTeK CM6630_CM6730_CM6... 3.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.25%


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