What is TomTomHOMEService.exe?

The genuine TomTomHOMEService.exe file is a software component of TomTom HOME by TomTom International.
TomTomHOMEService.exe is the executable file for TomTomHOME, which is a free application for TomTom devices. It runs during Windows OS startup or during user logins. It provides an easy way to manage content on TomTom devices. The software ensures that your TomTom device is always current, including the latest maps, QuickGPSfix application updates, free Map Shareâ„¢ community map edits, and to view any new content available for download. TomTom is an innovative leader in navigational technology and offers many different products like mapping/navigation consoles, GPS sports watches, fleet management solutions, and location based products.

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the TomTomHOMEService.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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TomTomHOMEService.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with TomTomHOMEService
TomTomHOMEService.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as Windows Service for TomTom HOME belongs to software TomTom HOME or TomTom Home by TomTom (

Description: TomTomHOMEService.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The TomTomHOMEService.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 92,008 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 92,592 bytes, 93,072 bytes, 93,040 bytes or 92,632 bytes. 
The program has no visible window. It is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. The TomTomHOMEService.exe file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 19% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you experience any issues with installation of TomTomHOMEService.exe, you could also uninstall TomTom HOME software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7), consult Tomtom’s Customer Service or find out if there is a newer version available.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TomTomHOMEService.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TomTomHOMEService.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

TomTom HOME is the easiest way to manage content on your TomTom device. Downloading and installing HOME is easy and quick. Once installed, simply connect your TomTom device to your computer by using your USB cable and get started.
  Dr. Ashley   (further information)
TomTom (GPS)
This program is installed and might be running in background due to tom tom GPS software. Tom Tom Home, so it's not require for it to start at boot time.
  RG   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of TomTomHOMEService.exe: based on 3 votes with 3 user comments. 2 users think TomTomHOMEService.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous.

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Best practices for resolving TomTomHOMEService issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with TomTomHOMEService. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the TomTomHOMEService.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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