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Should I remove Dell Video Chat?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,728
United States Rank #3,879
Reach 0.0758%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.11 days
622.62 days >
Average installed length: 327.14 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.1 (6751) 20.32%
6.0 (6569) 0.19%
6.0 (6567) 72.53%
6.0 (6564) 6.77%
6.0 (6562) 0.19%

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Dell Video Chat

Overview

Dell Video Chat is a program developed by SightSpeed. The most used version is 6.0 (6567), with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is dellvideochat.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 21.46 MB (22,501,445 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 75% of users of Dell Video Chat come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sightspeed.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell Video Chat
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Dell Video Chat\uninst.exe
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 21.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dell Video Chat

Program executable:dellvideochat.exe
Name:Dell Video Chat
Dell Video Chat by SightSpeed
Path:C:\Program Files\dell video chat\dellvideochat.exe
MD5:f8877667bc065ba6f69398ad4c1eff3d
Additional files:
  • update.exe - Video Chat Updater
  • uninst.exe - Dell Video Chat (Dell Video Chat Installer)
  • lwf_jp2.dll (by LuraTech Imaging GmbH) - LuraWave JP2 Dll
  • avformat-52.dll (by FFMPEG.org) - FFMPEG avformat (FFMPEG AVFormat)
  • avcodec-51.dll (by FFMPEG.org) - FFMPEG avcodec (FFMPEG AVCodecs)
  • avutil-49.dll - FFMPEG avutil (FFMPEG AVUtil)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DellVideoChat.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{08856336-7820-47D0-809D-D68198D2A669}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • DellVideoChat.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SightSpeed' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Dell Video Chat\DellVideoChat.exe" -bootmode.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DellVideoChat.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Dell Video Chat\DellVideoChat.exe'.

How do I remove Dell Video Chat?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 68%
Win 7 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 76.24%
Windows 7 19.91%
Windows XP 2.07%
Windows 8 1.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 66.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.13%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.98%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.27%
  United Kingdom 5.84%
  Canada 4.05%
  Australia 2.12%
  France 1.61%
  India 1.54%
  Germany 1.48%
  Brazil 1.28%
  Netherlands 0.96%
  Belgium 0.77%
  Argentina 0.64%
  Sweden 0.39%
  New Zealand 0.32%
  PR 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 98.20%
Acer 0.47%
Hewlett-Packard 0.38%
Sahara 0.19%
Sony 0.19%
Gateway 0.19%
ASUS 0.19%
Lenovo 0.09%
Apple 0.09%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 22.57%
Dell Studio 1737 14.69%
Dell Studio 1555 14.69%
Dell Studio 540 6.03%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 5.54%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 4.86%

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