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Should I remove Twonky 7?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,120
United States Rank #36,233
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.72 days
168.72 days >
Average installed length: 88.65 days


VersionDistribution 40.68% 6.21% 13.56% 29.38% 6.21% 3.95%

Twonky 7


Twonky 7 is a software program developed by PacketVideo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 20.75 MB (21,762,004 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Twonky 7 come from Netherlands, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.twonky.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\twonky\twonkyserver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Twonky\TwonkyServer\UninstallTwonkyServer.exe
Estimated size: 20.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Twonky 7

  • UninstallTwonkyServer.exe - Twonky 7.0 Installer
  • twonkystarter.exe - TwonkyServer (TwonkyServer watchdog)
  • twonkytray.exe - Twonky (Twonky Tray Application)
  • rmm.exe
  • twonkyproxy.exe
  • twonkyserver.exe
  • twonkywebdav.exe
  • wmdrmdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • twonkytray.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4F36E28-D973-4E61-8659-A04DE77003DB}' (runs on registration).
3 Services
  • twonkywebdav.exe runs as a service named 'TwonkyWebDav' (TwonkyWebDav).
  • twonkystarter.exe runs as a service named 'TwonkyServer' (TwonkyServer).
  • twonkyproxy.exe runs as a service named 'TwonkyProxy' (TwonkyProxy).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • twonkystarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Twonky\TwonkyServer\twonkystarter.exe'.
  • twonkyserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Twonky\TwonkyServer\twonkyserver.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004809553%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022258%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025838%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,301
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:3.4 MB
Total CPU:0.0005542441%
Kernel CPU:0.00022663%
User CPU:0.00032762%
CPU cycles/sec:83,254
I/O reads/min:10 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Twonky 7?

You can uninstall Twonky 7 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 Twonky 7, 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 Twonky 7.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.19%
Windows 10 35.03%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Windows XP 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.43%
Windows 8.1 11.30%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.78%
Windows 7 Professional 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.95% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 54.95%
  United States 17.03%
  Germany 5.49%
  Ireland 5.49%
  Switzerland 3.30%
  United Kingdom 3.30%
  France 1.65%
  Belgium 1.10%
  New Zealand 1.10%
  Japan 1.10%
  Brazil 0.55%
  Norway 0.55%
  Korea 0.55%
  Australia 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.11%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 15.79%
ASUS 14.74%
Medion 11.58%
Samsung 5.26%
Toshiba 5.26%
Lenovo 2.11%
Sony 1.05%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.85%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.92%
ASUSTeK K70IJ 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.92%
Acer Aspire X3400 1.92%


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