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Should I remove Asus FaceID?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,531
United States Rank #10,411
Reach 0.0791%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.7.6.1 47.61%
7.6.9.4 13.17%
7.6.9.3 6.22%
7.6.8.3 28.13%
7.6.8.2 4.87%

Other programs by ASUS

Asus FaceID

What is Asus FaceID?

FaceID from Asus is installed with various PC laptop models and provides the ability for the user to login to Windows using the webcam by snapping a picture of the users face which is registered with the software. If the various points of the face match, the user is logged in.

Overview

The most used version is 7.7.6.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is hwfacekey.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 77.63 MB (81,398,373 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ASUS.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS FaceID
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{C4071085-DDF0-403F-90F9-27582FC22C9B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 77.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Asus FaceID

Program executable:hwfacekey.exe
Name:ASUS FaceID
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\asus faceid\hwfacekey.exe
MD5:44d481a1106331f98a6a595c2d982692
Additional files:
  • HWFaceRecSDK.dll (by Hanwang Technology Co.,Ltd) - Hanwang FaceRecSDK
  • ScreenHelper.dll - ScreenHelper
  • CameraReader.exe (by Hanwang Technology Co.,Ltd) - ASUS FaceID (CameraReader)
  • HWFaceKeyReg.exe - ASUS FaceID Service Contract
  • HWFaceKeyService.exe - ASUS FaceID Service
  • ResourceDic.dll - ResourceDic
  • AForge.Controls.dll (by AForge) - AForge.NET (AForge.Controls)
  • AForge.dll (by AForge) - AForge
  • AForge.Imaging.dll - AForge.Imaging
  • AForge.Video.DirectShow.dll - AForge.Video.DirectShow
  • AForge.Video.dll - AForge.Video
  • HWFaceKeyDB.dll - HWFaceID (HWfaceID DB Wrapping)
  • HWFaceKeyEngine.dll - HWfaceID Reco Engine Wrapping
  • HWFRAPI.dll - For Face Recognition
  • CertDeploy.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • HWFaceKeyService.exe runs as a service named 'ASUS FaceID Service' (ASUS FaceID Service) "ASUS FaceID Service".

How do I remove Asus FaceID?

Quickly and completely remove Asus FaceID from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Asus FaceID 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 Asus FaceID, 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 Asus FaceID.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
ASUS
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 71.39%
Windows 10 Home 15.34%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.30%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.11%
  Italy 16.32%
  France 13.68%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  Germany 4.19%
  Australia 3.33%
  Canada 3.25%
  Sweden 3.08%
  Belgium 2.82%
  Saudi Arabia 2.05%
  DK 1.62%
  Portugal 1.54%
  Spain 1.54%
  Malaysia 1.54%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com

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