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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,724
United States Rank #11,253
Reach 0.0377%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.13 days
682.34 days >
Average installed length: 358.52 days


2009.03.18 100.00%

Digital microscope


Digital microscope is a program developed by Vimicro. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 7 files and is usually about 49.92 MB (52,345,677 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 36% of users of Digital microscope come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{71A51A91-E7D3-11DB-A386-005056C00008}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 49.92 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Digital microscope

  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • vmuvc.exe
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))
  • borlndmm.dll (by Inprise) - Borland Memory Manager
  • cc3250mt.dll (by Inprise) - Borland C++ Builder 5.0 (Borland C++ Multi-thread RTL (WIN/VCL MT))
  • FrameWizard.exe - User Define Frame Wizard
  • FrameWizardV.exe - FrameWiz Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4561AF2F-102A-4894-9F87-75E49B9BEA3C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMonitorVMUVC' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMUVC\VMonitor.exe" VMUVC.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0008908208%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00054593%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00034489%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Digital microscope?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.85%
Windows 8 19.40%
Windows Vista 6.97%
Windows XP 6.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.83%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.50%
Windows 8.1 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.76%
  United Kingdom 16.56%
  Germany 11.42%
  Italy 4.14%
  Australia 3.31%
  France 2.98%
  Brazil 2.15%
  Canada 2.15%
  Sweden 1.99%
  Austria 1.99%
  Spain 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%
  Taiwan 1.16%
  Czech Republic 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.25%
Acer 20.33%
Hewlett-Packard 19.34%
ASUS 9.84%
Medion 4.92%
Samsung 3.61%
Lenovo 3.28%
Intel 2.95%
Toshiba 2.95%
American Megatrends 1.31%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.87%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.23%
ASUS All Series 2.58%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.58%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.58%

About Vimicro

Vimicro is a fabless chip company which specializes in research and development and production and marketing of multimedia processors for PCs and mobile phones.
Publisher URL: www.vimicro.com


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