TeamViewer by TeamViewer GmbH (Signed)

Remove TeamViewer_Service.exe


teamviewer_service.exe has 9 known versions, the most recent one is 6.0.10722.0. It is started as a Windows Service called 'TeamViewer6' with the name 'TeamViewer' and described as “TeamViewer Remote Software”. . In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 1.26 MB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to TeamViewer GmbH by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs TeamViewer 5, TeamViewer Host 5 (MSI) and TeamViewer 3 have been observed as installing specific variations of teamviewer_service.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0005% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 2.73 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 8.59 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 282 Bytes per minute for reads and 912 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is teamviewer_service.exe?

TeamViewer Service for TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. While the main focus of the application is remote control of computers, collaboration and presentation features are included. TeamViewer may be installed with an installation procedure, although the 'Quick Support' version will run without installation.

About teamviewer_service.exe (from TeamViewer GmbH)

Control computers remotely via the internet, as if you were sitting right in front of them. Whether you are providing spontaneous support, administering servers or working from your home office, TeamV


File name:teamviewer_service.exe
Publisher:TeamViewer GmbH
Product name:TeamViewer
Description:TeamViewer Service
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\teamviewer\version5\teamviewer_service.exe
Issued to:TeamViewer GmbH
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Wednesday, January 16, 2008
Expiration date:Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Windows Service
Service name:TeamViewer
Display name:TeamViewer6
Description:“TeamViewer Remote Software”
Type:Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of TeamViewer.)
TeamViewer GmbH
9% remove
TeamViewer is a simple and fast solution for remote control, desktop sharing and file transfer that works behind any firewall and NAT proxy. To connect to another computer just run TeamViewer on both ...
TeamViewer GmbH
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TeamViewer MSI is an alternative installation package for the full version or TeamViewer Host. It's used for deploying TeamViewer via Group Policy (GPO) in an Active Directory domain.
TeamViewer GmbH
7% remove
TeamViewer 5 Host is running as a system service and is used for 24/7 access to remote computers, including login/logout and remote reboot - optimized for server maintenance or home-office access. BTW...
TeamViewer GmbH
9% remove
TeamViewer is a proprietary computer software package for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, web conferencing and file transfer between computers. It is possible to access a machine ru...
TeamViewer GmbH
7% remove
TeamViewer allows you to connect to the desktop of a partner anywhere on the Internet. TeamViewer also works in the other direction: Show your own desktop to a partner over the Internet and demonstrat...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of teamviewer_service.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • TeamViewer6
  • 'TeamViewer' (TeamViewer 3)
  • 'TeamViewer6' (TeamViewer 6)
  • 'TeamViewer5' (TeamViewer 5)

VersionsAll file variations of teamviewer_service.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
8a9828975a857e477efef5a61ba45ac0 4d8265e9d73e75cb03b43c3daf6aa32768eda661 2.23 MB
a409a5c99c29328018e1e3dce9abdc36 34f7221c8be9aaf0819412b024e13d77c9c647d8 2.17 MB
7c2f4d20af8267605607b483d88c8302 4b42e68acf51075ab9f69ef621ff5a6cb20e4026 2.17 MB
fe559178000347d2ca1b7847f0379749 8bf9497a87756430b3e1364f203e01941b95061a 2.15 MB
2a64c802f4c8aa00ac8472c771688e00 c9b509838bd8421b340b5d3004d07f8f8bfe7732 1.92 MB
77d6ea1ed5cafef6209c8a75fd7d22ec 6b4dc5d70d2fbab6726cb35c60876f18f9f21b32 169.29 KB
5624acd0b7900beabbd329443a4f4454 59c2487ccc88160a6f9ee25353edc357eecbd9df 169.29 KB
213723e1a736910c644b457de6d095e2 a224d59b03bb7827a3f205f40045618e03e94f87 169.29 KB
93722401ff414f99ad9bd870f1fe4cb4 0cc54820143737dea50cca8e28b6cea73568f528 181.29 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.08%
Windows Vista Home Premium 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Canada installs about 25.00% of TeamViewer.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Dell 40.00%
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