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Should I remove TwonkyMedia?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,249
United States Rank #27,501
Reach 0.0117%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.50 days
840.86 days >
Average installed length: 441.81 days


VersionDistribution 50.65% 1.73% 2.60% 0.43% 4.76% 2.60% 0.43% 1.73% 0.43% 13.42% 1.73% 0.43% 0.43% 0.87% 8.66% 1.30% 5.63% 1.30% 0.87%

Typically installed together



TwonkyMedia is a program developed by PacketVideo. The most used version is, 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. 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 software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 10.82 MB (11,345,321 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 26% of users of TwonkyMedia come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.twonkymedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\twonkymedia
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\TwonkyMedia\UninstallTwonkyMedia.exe
Estimated size: 10.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TwonkyMedia

  • uninstall.exe - TwonkyMedia Manager Installer
  • UninstallTwonkyMedia.exe - TwonkyMedia Installer
  • twonkymediaserverwatchdog.exe - TwonkyMedia Server (TwonkyMedia Server watchdog)
  • twonkymediaserverconfig.exe - TwonkyMedia (TwonkyMedia Tray Application)
  • rmm.exe
  • twonkymediaserver.exe
  • wmdrmdll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • twonkymediaserverconfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{25778EB1-03D0-4277-AF87-2AD877B96BC5}' (runs on registration).
  • twonkymediaserverwatchdog.exe runs as a service named 'TwonkyMedia' (TwonkyMedia).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • twonkymediaserverwatchdog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TwonkyMedia\twonkymediaserverwatchdog.exe'.
  • twonkymediaserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\TwonkyMedia\TwonkyMediaServer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.02 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000857152%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005464%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003108%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:29,610
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:8 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:2.53 MB
Total CPU:0.0001168312%
Kernel CPU:0.00008574%
User CPU:0.00003109%
CPU cycles/sec:41,908
I/O reads/min:2.22 KB
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
Memory:9.91 MB
Total CPU:0.0002817116%
Kernel CPU:0.00013233%
User CPU:0.00014938%
CPU cycles/sec:2,763,004
I/O reads/min:45.78 KB
I/O writes/min:371 Bytes

How do I remove TwonkyMedia?

You can uninstall TwonkyMedia 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 TwonkyMedia, 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 TwonkyMedia.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.10%
Windows 10 19.05%
Windows Vista 7.79%
Windows XP 6.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.43%
Windows 7 Professional 13.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.68%
Windows 10 Home 5.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.51% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 25.51%
  United States 21.86%
  France 10.53%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Netherlands 6.48%
  Italy 4.86%
  Belgium 4.86%
  Austria 2.02%
  Switzerland 1.62%
  Australia 1.62%
  Canada 1.21%
  Spain 1.21%
  Brazil 1.21%
  Finland 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.22%
Dell 20.51%
Hewlett-Packard 18.80%
Medion 10.26%
ASUS 6.84%
Samsung 4.27%
Intel 3.42%
Toshiba 1.71%
MSI 1.71%
Apple 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
Common models
Acer Aspire 7750G 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.73%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.73%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.82%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.82%


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