Posted by Glassdub
Pentagon

Re: connection timed out?

Yap, Yap, Yap, Unsubscibe.

Posted by fje
Trigon

Re: I am using Teamviewer at my home to connect to the laptop...

It seems that they organize this ******* once a year. I got the same problem a year ago and finally resolved it sending the form and being reset in a week.

Hope the work eficeintely and they solve our PERSONAL problems fast, because we use it for personal use, not commercial ad there is no need to go to another solution.

You should think as Msoft did... they didn't care about using their products at home (maybe sometimes "illegaly" copied) , it was a way to have all the people to ask to use it at work and it is in the companies business where Msoft got their money.... Just the error IBM did with their OS2 product that tried to correct... tooooooo late.

Regards

Posted by loubearr
Photon

TEAM VIEWER 14 FREE VERSION IS ASKING ME TO BUY LICENSE

TEAM VIEWER 14 FREE VERSION IS ASKING ME TO BUY A LICENSE. IT'S SUPPOSE TO BE FREE AND THEIR IS NO ONE TO CALL TO GET THE ANSWER ON HOW TO KEEP THE FREE VERSION. 

Posted by poupeestef
Henagon

professional and personal license error

Hello,

I use TeamViewer for personal use and for 1 week, when I log in, I have a message that tells me that I use it for business purposes and that I have to buy a lisence.

I can only log in for 1 minute and the connection turns off.

I'm fine remove the application of 2 pc that I use and then re-install the application, it's always the same.

How to recover my personal use?

Posted by CBN
Henagon

only use a private and non-commercial use of Team Viewer

Good morning. I only use a private and non-commercial use of Team Viewer, but a few days ago the system prevents me from using it because it mistakenly believes that it makes commercial use and connects me only for a few seconds.
I use it only to connect with another pc of my property and that of my elderly parents (83 and 90 years of age) to pay their bills and other similar things ...
These are my accesses ... what use is it if not private ???
Could you help me solve the problem, please?
Thank you!

Posted by tetranet
Electron

Free version : connects me only for a few seconds

Good morning. I only use a private and non-commercial use of Team Viewer, but a few days ago the system prevents me from using it because it mistakenly believes that it makes commercial use and connects me only for a few seconds.
I use it only to connect with another pc of my property and that of my elderly parents (83 and 90 years of age) to pay their bills and other similar things ...
These are my accesses ... what use is it if not private ???
Could you help me solve the problem, please?
Thank you!

Posted by Anthony75
Digon

Wrongly detected as business usage

Hi,

With no reason I'm accused of using Teamviewer for business usage.
The software is on my personal laptop and I use it to get remote control of my personnal desktop unit.

The only reason I could think of it that my personnal laptop is registered to my company domain to be able to access to the company's network folders and printers.

Already sent an email but no answer...

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: Wrongly detected as business usage

ok it just happened to me too, i was connected to another laptop in the same lan, it instantly timeouted and then it locks me out for the next 10 minutes. So that's it good riddance TV, I'm right this moment starting to investigate what's the best free alternative for you.

Posted by Jackgioia
Henagon

Access blocked

Good morning,
I am a private user who sporadically used Team Viewer free, for strictly personal use and never for commercial purposes.
For several days I can not connect in remote access and is blocked, perhaps by mistake.
I kindly ask you to unlock my ID ... so that you can reuse your great product again. Thank you. Looking forward to a favorable feedback, I offer
With best regards

Jack

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: Wrongly detected as business usage

So, back from my investigation for TV alternatives. I have to confess that I don't think that there are any with all the features TV has:

- you have to either install a client / server (or both) if you want to access from / the machine

- you have to connect via a browser

- there are shady companies behind these (a Russian one or a Vietnamese that single handedly seemed to have pulled off a TV ripoff)

- etc.

I did fill the form here: https://www.teamviewer.com/en/support/commercial-use-suspected/ seemingly faster than https://www.teamviewer.com/en/support/personal-use-verification/ but I haven't got any hope, because their paradigm has shifted.

This guy explains it well here: [Removed because of Community Guidelines]

So even if I (and think others as well) hobbysts out there would find a way to pay for a perpetual licence to use for their own personal use (not remunerated in any way, be that direct / indirect), this simply won't happen, and we do all agree that what they offer as business pricing is simply to high for any individual to afford.

There are 2 alternatives that somewhat could do the trick, one is browser based (you now the most popular browser on Earth has an app which allows remote connection), in LAN you could always rely on the native RDP protocol, or there seems to be another (smaller than TV) European company, in a neighbour country, that has developped a protocol that also detects local installations and allows you to connect over the Internet by knowing the IP (haven't tried this one yet, because I can't install the other end).

I'll try as well to find TV version 9 and see how "bad" the past was.

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: Wrongly detected as business usage

I confirm that going back to TV version 9 on all machines makes all warnings go away.

You'll just have to disable updates from within the application and also ignore the remote update warning (I don't know why this happens as they all have the same version v9.0.41110 available from here: http://download.teamviewer.com/download/version_9x/TeamViewer_Setup.exe

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: Access blocked

@Jackgioia there was a huge wave of free users being incorrectly blocked and forced out of TV because there is no personal license that end-users could afford. As I've been saying on this topic, you can either choose a TV alternative (but I couldn't find any with all the features and easiness of use, and even if I found I couldn't quote any :) (I hinted two in a previous post), or you can go back to version 9 on all machines and disable updates. This would definitely make the warnings and blocks go away.

Posted by cseder
Henagon

Session disconnects after 5 minutes (Free License, not commercial)

I've set up a computer for remote management at my fathers house to help my him with computer problems occasionally.

I've added it to my list of computers and the connection works great, except that I get disconnected after 5 minutes, and then I have to wait for a while before re-connecting or I get an error message.

I've tried to make things as easy as possible, and register his computer in the "My Computers" section in the TeamViewer manager by installing the Host version and enabling "easy access" from my account.

Should this be set up in a different way? With him creating an account and that I use this to connect to his computer through my contacts or something?

If this is a limitation of the Free License, I'll rather use a different solution for this sporadic support need.

**Third Party Product** or something is really all I need, but I figured using a trusted provider like TeamViewer would be both more safe and easier to manage.
Doesn't seem like this is the case.

 

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: A Beginner’s Guide to TeamViewer’s Computers & Contacts

@snik777 I'm not sure about the OS you're running in the Amazon server but here's what they say about running TV on a server OS: https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Knowledge-Base/How-exactly-is-quot-personal-use-quot-defined/ta-...

Moreover, as you say you profit (or at least attempt to gain profit) from this TV usage so I don't think it'll qualify as free / personal.

Posted by Jackgioia
Henagon

Re: Access blocked


@Jackgioia wrote:

Good morning,
I am a private user who sporadically used Team Viewer free, for strictly personal use and never for commercial purposes.
For several days I can not connect in remote access and is blocked, perhaps by mistake.
I kindly ask you to unlock my ID ... so that you can reuse your great product again. Thank you. Looking forward to a favorable feedback, I offer
With best regards

Jack



Ok ... Thanks for your answer

Posted by tonaz
Digon

Connection Timeout

Hello, i got a connection timeout and subsequent message after reconnecting:

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Looks like the cause is that TW thinks i am using it for business in a business environtment.
Which is not the case, i just use it to connect from my workplace pc to my home personal pc.

not business related. How to fix this?!

Posted by GastonSalinas
Electron

Blocked use

Hello:
Years ago I use Teamviewer for very specific cases, such as file transfers, since a few weeks ago trying to use it I get a sign that says "Action Required: Teamviewre is being used commercially by you or the remote partner, Your session will end in minutes"
I have contacted Teamviewer staff and they have told me to explain in this community what is happening to me so that the technical support send me a form stating that the use I am giving to Teamviewer is not for commercial use and so they could use it. to unlock.

Thank you very much and I hope you see help.
Posted by BadWolfAlfa
Electron

Say "commercial use" but im not using as commercial

When i connect to my another computer (on home obviusly) i used for remote control, and transfer files when computers ON HOME.

Im not used for comerce. And now say "using as commercial".......and no are real.

 

I used this software from years ago.............

 

please, fix. Thanks.

Posted by Alissa
Digon

"Commercial Use Suspected" resolution time

Hello,

unfortunately I'm among the large group of users who use TeamViewer for personal use but got the "Commercial Use Suspected" pop-up and subsequent limitation to 1-minute sessions and 10 minutes of wait between sessions.

I've read carefully TeamViewer's definition of personal use (https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Knowledge-Base/How-exactly-is-quot-personal-use-quot-defined/ta-...) and I fully qualify.

I subsequently filled out the form here: https://www.teamviewer.com/en/support/commercial-use-suspected/

But I've havent't heard from TeamViewer well after 7 days. Can someone help? Do someone at Teamviewer actually get back to you if you fill out the form? Does it work?

Thank you

 

 

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: "Commercial Use Suspected" resolution time

@Alissa actually nobody can help you or us, not even TV themselves, they won't reply you'll have to check if they've lifted the warning... 

And it also seems that going back to version 9 won't help, I had the warnings, session cuts and blocking by 2 minute periods... and a message that the version is going to be deprecated by the mid of 2019.

Posted by Alissa
Digon

Re: "Commercial Use Suspected" resolution time

I see, thank you for your reply. I will miss TW, unfortunately I cannot use alternatives because the pc I use during the day is blocked, so it's either TW or a certain messaging software that comes with the office suite...which I'm using right now, and to call it laggy is being generous.

I just wonder if I have to take what TeamViewer says about "suspected commercial use" and their intention to do right by their free users at face value or not, I mean, is there someone whose "supected" limitations got lifted and never returned?

The sad thing is, I would pay for this service but they have no plans for individual users, only subscriptions that make sense if you use it commercially, not for playing youtube videos. It's probably more profitable this way for TeamViewer. I don't see a solution, really.

Posted by Seven7
Photon

problem connection

Hello,
Since you have switched to version 14 I can no longer enter my mother's PC (being of a certain age sometimes impales the pc)
and not even in my house (I take files when I forget them)
because after 10 seconds the connection is disconnected.

Why? do you think you use the product on a commercial level?

Posted by eoltre
Photon

Licenza uso personale

Buongiorno, io ho sempre usato il tuo software nel massimo rispetto dell'uso personale, non trovo giusta questa tua accusa 

 

Posted by Billporte
Henagon

Re: TeamViewer thinks I’m using the software commercially!

Since at least one week, my free account is blocked because TeamViewer think of a commercial use.

I have all my usage for familly, so  it's a real free usage.

I tried to post the form at https://www.teamviewer.com/en/support/commercial-use-suspected but each time I post the form I come on a success page but never received the confirmation mail like it was in the past.

Does the form post really something ?

Am I Alone in this case ?

Posted by fje
Trigon

Re: TeamViewer thinks I’m using the software commercially!

You aren't, you aren't.

The problem is that nobody knows who read the form and when or which method do they use for decide if they unlock you or not.....

What they say one should check some days after sending the form if they unblock us or not.... Days? Weeks? Nobody knows....

Good luck

Posted by Billporte
Henagon

Re: TeamViewer thinks I’m using the software commercially!

Well,

Last Time I ask for reset  I received a confirmation mail and this time I never received one. I wonder if the the miss of mail is normal.

Last time it's took 2 weeks for resetting.

 

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: TeamViewer thinks I’m using the software commercially!

@fje : oh but they do read the forums :) but just to eliminate any mentions to TV alternatives :D

Posted by Auguste_264
Digon

Re: TeamViewer thinks I’m using the software commercially!

Really rubbish! I have a person at the hospital and I am told to "play fair" while I always use it personally !!!!!
Posted by Fourfour
Neutron

Re: Stupid business network detection error

Same here... I'm using a linux computer on my home network (not business), and can't connect to it because I'm suspected to be a commercial user... I have been using this software for conveniently managing my home computers from one single machine for years, now I'm getting stuck with stupid commercial suspicions. If no quick workaround is being given I'm gonna use another software and stop saying all the good of teamviewer. If aggressive commercial licensing is the path the company wants to take, it's gonna lose what gave its success and be for sure far less popular. Ashame..
Posted by marcrebet
Henagon

suscpicious usage

hello,

I have a message that I am suscpeted to use team for commercial usage. In reality, it is for personal usage. How can I do?

Please thanks for help

best regards

Posted by cacou13
Henagon

Re: suscpicious usage

bonjour

 

je suis dans le même cas que beaucoup d'entre nous

 

ceci en deviens **bleep** !

surtout que si on regarde les logs, une très grande partie de mes appareils sont chez moi, donc, avec mon adresse ip !!

j'ai déjà éta débloqué le le 13/07/2018 pour le même problème (j'avais ouvert un ticket à l'époque on teamviewer aidait les personnes qui n'achetaient pas les licences, ce qui n'est plus le cas aujourd'hui)

l'argent, toujours l'argent

j'ai recommandé teamviewer à des dizaines de personnes, quand on voit le résultat aujourd'hui, c'est décevant

pour l'instant, j'ai trouvé la solution [link removed per Community Guidelines] qui ne fait pas tant de défiance mais je préfère quand même mon teamviewer, j'espère alors que vous allez pouvoir me faire débloquer

merci d'avance

 

edit = with google trad

Hello

 

I am in the same situation as many of us

 

this becomes painful!

especially that if we look at the logs, a very large part of my devices are at home, so with my ip address!

I was already unlocked on 13/07/2018 for the same problem (I opened a ticket at the time we teamviewer helped people who did not buy licenses, which is no longer the case today 'hui)

money, always money

I recommended teamviewer to dozens of people, when we see the result today, it's disappointing

for the moment, I found the solution [link removed by Community Guidelines] which does not make so much defiance but I still prefer my teamviewer, I hope then that you will be able to make me unblock

thank you in advance

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: suscpicious usage

En fait si par exemple tu as 3 appareils chez toi et tu ouvres 2 sessions en parallele depuis une machine vers les 2 autres (ou bien une rapidement apres avoir ferme la premiere, pouf t'as le warning).

Posted by tonaz
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage

i did the persnoal use verification, but still get no anwser and still cant use TV

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: suscpicious usage

@tonaz : what exactly do you mean by you having done the Personal User verification? If you just filled out the form and has sent it to TV, it's not immediate... you need to wait they process your demand, and hope your TV ID has been reset.

Posted by tonaz
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage

ok so it is a manual (slow, as i can see) verification. thanks makes sense.

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Posted by bazbsg
Tetragon

Re: suscpicious usage

It was a computer that decided automatically that you are not a personal user, so it's good that a human will reevaluate. It's not good that the process takes so long. There's probably only one person looking at all the requests. Although they promised one week processing back when this happened to me, mine took well over a month.
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Posted by bazbsg
Tetragon

Re: suscpicious usage

I don't understand how this post is getting so many new messages but has had only 50 pages for the last several weeks at least. Are they trimming off old messages or are they making the pages longer because 50 pages is a limitation?
Posted by Alissa
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage

Now I'm getting "Commercial activity detected" instead of "suspected" (I still have the 1-minute limitation. I check every day hoping my ID activity is checked by a human and the ban lifted). I hope it's not due to the fact I posted here :(

Sigh, this software is so useful, truly the best. But can I, a single individual, afford to pay 335 euros yearly for recreational purposes? As much as it pains me, as much as I like this software and miss it, the answer is no. I wonder why TeamViewer is not offering a kind of "extended personal use" subscription, with all the limitations as they please to ensure the personal part of the deal, at a reasonnable price.

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: suscpicious usage

@bazbsg : I don't think that they're trimming old message, also many topics that users open are constantly merged into this one, I think it's indeed a display bug (you're 100% true that pages number is stuck at 50, but if you go back to the beginning you'll see original messages).

LE: I've juste realized the counter went over to 51 pages, do you see it as well?

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: suscpicious usage

@Alissa : I don't think that posting here would affect your TV use in any way, after all it's a community, right? The problem is that there used to be perpetual licenses even for old professional users, but they were terminated somewhere last year. You can find a 3rd party forum topic of a guy that recollects his story, but I cannot post the link to it as it's gonna be removed. So anyway, if the trend has shifted to annual payment (and way to expensive for personal users), there won't be any backtrack to it any time soon. 

Posted by tonaz
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage

at least there is a "workaround" i've found.

you can always use the web interface. not as good as the app, but it does the basic stuff.

login here, and try, using "webconnector"
https://login.teamviewer.com/

 

 

Posted by guop
Electron

iphone x Prompt for commercial use

I have already initiated an appeal, but I have not responded.

Posted by bazbsg
Tetragon

Re: suscpicious usage

Oh yea, it says 51 now. Maybe the moderators saw my post and fixed the bug??? Too bad they don't fix the commercial use detected bug as quickly!!!
Posted by tonaz
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage

i might switch to another RDP app soon, if this is not fixed

Posted by pv7721
Hexagon

Re: suscpicious usage

@tonaz as we aren't paying customers, I guess this won't affect them at all (even better, they will not have to support as any longer :) 

Posted by fje
Trigon

Re: suscpicious usage - Web connector

Unfortunately I got the same pop-up message.... I feel if you login to your account, you have the same problem, at least, it came to me.

Thanks anyway for the idea, fortunately you that worked for you. (Or they discovered this workaround and they already closed it... :(  )

regards

Posted by tonaz
Digon

Re: suscpicious usage - Web connector

it would be very interesting to understand how the heck they find out if you use it privately or commercially.... this makes absolutely nonsense to me.

Anyways, there must be something not working in their system.

...could this be just a trick way to sell business licenses?......................

Posted by spikepsych
Electron

TeamViewer thinks I am using the software commercially but I am not

I use it to connect to exactly 2 private computers, but whenever I connect I get a popup saying "We think teamviewer is used commercially by your or your connection partner and it's time to buy a license." Does this mean my account will get banned if I don't purchase a license?

 

 

 

Posted by Rob1947
Photon

Re: Frequent Disconnects

i use tv only 3 or 4 times a year. pure private to help a older lady of 84 years.

dont understand why this happend.

thinking of leaving tv and find something else to remote control.

not happy 

 

grts

rob

Posted by aisaac
Henagon

free license android remot control app

Screenshot_20190222-174248.jpg

good evening, i have a problem with my free license on android app TeamViewer for Remote Control , in the window when start remote control on my PC the app send the message: you have a commercial license and session end in 5 minutes, but i have free license, how can solve the problem ? thanks.

 

i find in the community this link support but don't have my ID device.