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Should I remove HP TouchSmart Webcam?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,442
United States Rank #1,948
Reach 0.1898%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.49 days
693.05 days >
Average installed length: 364.14 days


4.3.4403 0.34%
4.2.4214 30.59%
4.2.3603 5.56%
4.1.3303 16.91%
4.0.3130 0.19%
4.0.3107 7.93%
4.0.3004 2.14%
3.2.2626 2.59%
3.2.2511 1.77%
3.1.2521 0.26%
3.1.2219 9.28%
3.1.2207 1.69%
3.0.2018 0.15%
3.0.1913 1.43%
3.0.1903 14.17%
2.9.1621 0.04%
2.9.1513 0.75%
2.0.1007 4.21%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

HP TouchSmart Webcam

What is HP TouchSmart Webcam?  (from Hewlett-Packard)

Your HP TouchSmart computer comes with a built-in webcam and array microphones. You can use them to capture videos and have video chats and conference calls by using instant messaging software. You must download the instant messaging software of your choice; it is not included with HP TouchSmart. The webcam and the m...  Read more


HP TouchSmart Webcam is a program developed by Hewlett-Packard. The most used version is 4.2.4214, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is HPMediaSmartWebcam.exe. The software installer includes 81 files and is usually about 169.44 KB (173,504 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 77% of users of HP TouchSmart Webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com/touchsmart
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Webcam\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{01FB4998-33C4-4431-85ED-079E3EEFE75D}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall /z
Estimated size: 169.44 KB

Program filesFiles installed by HP TouchSmart Webcam

Program executable:HPMediaSmartWebcam.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Webcam\HPMediaSmartWebcam.exe
Additional files:
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • HIGHGUI.DLL (by Intel) - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)
  • highgui100.dll
  • CRoiMotion.dll (by Cyberlink) - Cyberlink Region of Interest Motion Module (Cyberlink Region of Interest Motion Library)
  • CV.DLL - Intel® Open Source Computer Vision Library (The core functionality of OpenCV)
  • cv100.dll - The vision component of OpenCV
  • CVAUX.DLL - The exterimental functionality of OpenCV
  • cvaux100.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cxcore100.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • CES_Picture.dll (by Cyberlink) - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • BlackCat.dll - CyberLink BlackCat Blending Engine
  • ImageWrapper.dll - ImageWrapper Dynamic Link Library (ImageWrapper DLL)
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CES_PlugIn_2.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_2 (CES System PlugIn 2)
  • CES_PlugIn_3.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_3 (CES System PlugIn 3)
  • CES_PlugIn_4.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_4 (CES System PlugIn 4)
  • CES_PlugIn_5.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_5 (CES System PlugIn 5)
  • CES_PlugIn_6.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 6 (CES System PlugIn 6)
  • CES_PlugIn_7.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 7 (CES System PlugIn 7)
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • CES_PlugIn.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn (CES System PlugIn)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • CLAvatar.dll - CyberLink CLAvatar Engine
  • ces_pluginhost.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink CES_PlugInHost (CES_PlugInHost)
  • CES_3DRendererD3D.dll - CES_3DRenderer Library
  • libguide40.dll - Guide Run-time Library (Guide Runtime Library)
  • CES_3DLoaderFBX.dll - CES_3DLoader Library
  • Lfbmp15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcgm15u.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - CGM filter (Win32)
  • Lfcmp15u.dll - CMP filter (Win32)
  • CES_3DScene.dll - CES_3DScene Library
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • HPTouchSmartWebcam.exe - HPTouchSmartWebcam

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • HPTouchSmartWebcam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{550CBEC5-F9CF-4FFA-8475-98328119DF72}' (runs on registration).
  • HPMediaSmartWebcam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECD4A7AD-D969-4A57-889F-1A4D9CBA3992}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove HP TouchSmart Webcam?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.37%
Windows 8 7.09%
Windows Vista 4.16%
Windows XP 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 82.34%
Windows 10 Home 4.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.18%
Windows 7 Professional 4.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.12%
  United Kingdom 3.31%
  Australia 3.31%
  Canada 2.65%
  France 1.92%
  Mexico 0.94%
  Italy 0.86%
  Spain 0.86%
  Netherlands 0.73%
  Brazil 0.66%
  Germany 0.58%
  Argentina 0.40%
  Malaysia 0.40%
  New Zealand 0.38%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com


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