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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,607
United States Rank #1,973
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.08 days
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Average installed length: 202.72 days

Advanced Video FX Engine

What is Advanced Video FX Engine?

Advanced audio and video FX engines are used to control webcam and audio on Dell computers.

Overview

Advanced Video FX Engine is a software program developed by Heroism Computer Technology. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named startfx.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 4.45 MB (4,663,870 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 60% of users of Advanced Video FX Engine come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\creative live! cam\videofx
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\09\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{D
Estimated size: 4.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Advanced Video FX Engine

Program executable:startfx.exe
Start Advanced Video FX Engine Application
Path:C:\Program Files\creative live! cam\videofx\startfx.exe
MD5:28a19e2d50cbccff375720fb14961a26
Additional files:
  • EyeCatcherEx.dll - EyeCatcher Engine (EyeCatcherEx Engine)
  • cxcore097.dll (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library (The core component of OpenCV)
  • cv097.dll (by Intel) - The vision component of OpenCV
  • highgui097.dll - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • StartFX.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AVFX Engine' and executes as C:\Program Files\Creative\Creative Live! Cam\VideoFX\StartFX.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • StartFX.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AVFX Engine' which loads as C:\Advanced Video FX\StartFX.exe.

How do I remove Advanced Video FX Engine?

Quickly and completely remove Advanced Video FX Engine from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Advanced Video FX Engine 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advanced Video FX Engine, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Advanced Video FX Engine.

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 43%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 49.24%
Windows 7 38.03%
Windows XP 9.37%
Windows 8 3.26%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 37.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.44%
Windows 7 Professional 6.89%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.18%
  United Kingdom 4.73%
  Canada 3.58%
  France 2.54%
  Germany 2.35%
  Iran 2.31%
  Brazil 1.73%
  Italy 1.69%
  Australia 1.54%
  India 1.42%
  Poland 1.27%
  Spain 0.96%
  Belgium 0.85%
  Sweden 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 89.53%
Hewlett-Packard 3.59%
Acer 2.53%
GIGABYTE 1.41%
Toshiba 0.82%
American Megatrends 0.53%
Intel 0.41%
Sahara 0.35%
ASUS 0.35%
Alienware 0.24%
Packard Bell 0.24%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 25.98%
Dell XPS M1530 12.58%
Dell Inspiron 1720 8.05%
Dell XPS M1330 6.77%
Dell Inspiron 1520 3.79%
Dell Inspiron 1420 3.04%

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