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Should I remove Twonky Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,666
United States Rank #26,481
Reach 0.0175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 101.97 days
624.92 days >
Average installed length: 328.35 days


VersionDistribution 5.00% 4.12% 1.76% 1.18% 12.06% 0.59% 5.59% 22.35% 7.35% 36.18% 3.24% 0.59%

Twonky Server

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Twonky Server is a software program developed by PacketVideo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% 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

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • twonkytray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Twonky Server.lnk_FolderCommonAppdata.
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 Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (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 10 55%
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 10 55.00%
Windows 7 41.18%
Windows Vista 2.35%
Windows XP 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.65%
Windows 10 Home 13.24%
Windows 8.1 12.65%
Windows 10 Pro 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.00%
  Netherlands 20.57%
  United States 16.86%
  Israel 3.71%
  Switzerland 3.14%
  United Kingdom 2.29%
  France 2.00%
  Russia 1.71%
  Austria 1.71%
  Ireland 1.71%
  Belgium 1.14%
  Hong Kong 1.14%
  Australia 0.86%
  Czech Republic 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.65%
Medion 17.10%
Hewlett-Packard 16.06%
ASUS 14.51%
Dell 13.99%
Toshiba 3.63%
Lenovo 2.59%
Intel 2.59%
Samsung 2.07%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.57%
Dell Inspiron 5558 3.57%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 2.86%
Dell XPS 8500 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.14%
ASUSTeK K53SD 2.14%


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