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Should I remove Viber?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #754
United States Rank #2,829
Reach 0.9055%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.68 days
462.48 days >
Average installed length: 243.00 days


VersionDistribution 7.44% 2.35% 5.58% 1.45% 0.34% 4.57% 2.23% 8.24% 0.02% 12.20% 22.60% 2.09% 15.25% 3.21% 12.43%


What is Viber?  (from Viber Media Inc)

Viber for Windows lets you send free messages and make free calls to other Viber users, on any device and network, in any country! Viber syncs your contacts, messages and call history with your mobile device. All the stickers from your mobile phone, now on your desktop. Just click, sync and send.


Viber is a software program developed by Viber Media Inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 programs's main executable is viber.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 104.52 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 47.23 MB (49,523,405 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 14% of users of Viber come from the United States, it is also popular in IQ and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.viber.com/products/windows
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viber
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viber\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 47.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Viber

Program executable:viber.exe
Signed by:Viber Media Inc.
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - Viber (Viber Uninstall)
  • ViberSetup.exe - Viber Install
  • Helper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Viber.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{07C3D654-FFB3-413A-8BF5-F053047ED654}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Viber.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Viber.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Viber.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Viber' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viber\Viber.exe" StartMinimized.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Viber.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Viber' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Viber\Viber.exe" StartMinimized.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Viber.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Viber\Viber.exe'.
Network connections
  • Viber.exe connects to ec2-54-225-248-235.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 4244).
  • Viber.exe connects to ec2-54-225-249-199.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 4244).
  • Viber.exe connects to ec2-54-225-248-193.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 4244).
  • Viber.exe connects to ec2-54-225-249-249.compute-1.amazonaws.com ( port 4244).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:104.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012356186%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00062331%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00061231%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Viber?

You can uninstall Viber 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 Viber, 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 Viber.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.61%
Windows 10 35.27%
Windows XP 3.40%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.61%
Windows 7 Professional 10.46%
Windows 8.1 7.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.01%
Windows 10 Home 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.91%
  IQ 4.35%
  MA 4.16%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  Italy 3.01%
  Iran 2.98%
  Egypt 2.86%
  Germany 2.83%
  France 2.77%
  Australia 2.30%
  DZ 2.30%
  Russia 2.19%
  Philippines 2.08%
  India 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.73%
Dell 19.54%
Acer 16.72%
ASUS 10.68%
Toshiba 8.09%
Lenovo 6.11%
Samsung 4.55%
Intel 0.78%
MSI 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.23%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.64%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.35%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.16%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.51%


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