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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #27,569
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VersionDistribution 4.69% 4.30% 1.95% 1.56% 14.06% 0.39% 4.30% 15.23% 9.38% 39.45% 4.30% 0.39%

Twonky Server


Twonky Server 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. 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 10 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Twonky Server come from Germany, it is also popular in Netherlands and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

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

Program filesFiles installed by Twonky Server

  • UninstallTwonkyServer.exe - Twonky Server Installer
  • twonkystarter.exe - TwonkyServer (TwonkyServer watchdog)
  • twonkytray.exe - Twonky (Twonky Tray Application)
  • platform-player-directshow.dll
  • platform-player-mediafoundation.dll
  • pvdshowrenderer.dll
  • rmm.exe
  • twonkyproxy.exe
  • twonkyserver.exe
  • wmdrmdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • 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'.

How do I remove Twonky Server?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 1%
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 48.83%
Windows 8 46.88%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows XP 1.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.34%
Windows 8.1 16.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.94%
Windows 7 Professional 8.59%
Windows 10 Pro 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.41% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 43.41%
  Netherlands 17.83%
  United States 13.18%
  Israel 4.26%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Ireland 2.33%
  Austria 1.55%
  Hong Kong 1.55%
  Russia 1.55%
  Belgium 1.16%
  Switzerland 1.16%
  Czech Republic 1.16%
  Brazil 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.09%
Medion 20.41%
ASUS 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 11.56%
Dell 10.88%
Toshiba 4.08%
Samsung 2.72%
Lenovo 2.04%
Intel 2.04%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.63%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.54%
MEDION H67H2-EM 2.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55t-A 1.69%
Acer Aspire TC-105 1.69%


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