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Should I remove watchmi?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,598
United States Rank #26,161
Reach 0.1141%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.19 days
831.51 days >
Average installed length: 436.89 days


3.0.0 39.15%
2.7.0 19.80%
2.5.0 40.88%
2.2.0 0.09%
2.0.1 0.04%
1.2.0 0.04%

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What is watchmi?  (from Axel Springer Digital TV Guide GmbH)

Who looks much TV and not want to miss may, with watchmi now include interesting programs automatically and present themselves in a kind of personal television can. commits its database of Springer-Verlag, in the next to the TV program and many other useful information are available . Assuming a TV card in your compu...  Read more


watchmi is a software program developed by Axel Springer Digital TV Guide GmbH. The most common release is 2.5.0, 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 primary executable is named TvdService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,834,349 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 89% of users of watchmi come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.watchmi.tv
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\watchmi\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{AA4D1C5E-116A-4FF4-AA91-28F526868203}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by watchmi

Program executable:TvdService.exe
Name:My Personal Digital TV
Path:C:\Program Files\watchmi\TvdService.exe
Additional files:
  • Tvd.InstallHelper.exe - My Personal Digital TV (Tvd.InstallHelper)
  • TvdService.exe - TvdService
  • TvdTray.exe - TvdTray

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TvdService.exe runs as a service named 'watchmi service' (watchmi) "Downloads watchmi TV listings and related data from the Internet and keeps planned watchmi recordings up to date.".

How do I remove watchmi?

You can uninstall watchmi 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 watchmi, 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 watchmi.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.13%
Windows 10 7.30%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows XP 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 90.53%
Windows 10 Home 5.09%
Windows 7 Professional 0.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.30% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 89.30%
  Austria 4.95%
  United States 2.63%
  Switzerland 0.98%
  Netherlands 0.76%
  United Kingdom 0.27%
  Spain 0.18%
  France 0.13%
  DK 0.13%
  Belgium 0.09%
  Finland 0.09%
  Sweden 0.09%
  Luxembourg 0.09%
  Thailand 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 98.62%
Acer 0.55%
Dell 0.28%
Hewlett-Packard 0.18%
Toshiba 0.18%
ASUS 0.09%
Intel 0.09%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 19.16%
MEDION P7624 7.29%
MEDION MS-7800 6.83%
Medion E7222 5.68%
Medion E6228 4.43%
MEDION P6812 3.83%


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