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Should I remove Hercules HD Emotion?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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VersionDistribution 71.43% 14.29% 14.29%

Hercules HD Emotion


Hercules HD Emotion is a program developed by Hercules. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 57 files and is usually about 44.99 MB (47,173,572 bytes). libupdate.dll 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 44% of users of Hercules HD Emotion come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Emotion
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{64A1FF05-284C-437B-9160-10E1DF2ACB38}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 44.99 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hercules HD Emotion

  • highgui110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library. (Small GUI & Video library for OpenCV samples)
  • highgui110_64.dll
  • cv110.dll - Open Source Computer Vision Library (The vision component of OpenCV)
  • cv110_64.dll
  • cvaux110.dll - The exterimental OpenCV functions
  • cxcore110.dll - The core component of OpenCV
  • cxcore110_64.dll
  • NewSound.dll (by Guillemot) - Hercules Webcam Station Evolution (Hercules Webcam Station Evolution dll)
  • HWCmsgbx.dll (by Guillemot) - msgbx Dynamic Link Library
  • WebCamAudioProperties.dll - Web Cam Station2 & related (Audio Properties Dialog)
  • ControlUISkin2.dll - Hercules Xtra Controller (Hercules Xtra Controller Main Application)
  • ControlUISkin2ARA.dll
  • FXCore.dll - Webcam Station Evolution (FXCore Dynamic Link Library)
  • libcmmn.dll - libcmmn Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdate.dll - libupdate Dynamic Link Library
  • libupdateARA.dll
  • libupdateDEU.dll
  • libupdateELL.dll
  • libupdateESP.dll
  • libupdateFRA.dll
  • libupdateITA.dll
  • libupdateNLD.dll
  • libupdatePLK.dll
  • libupdatePTB.dll
  • libupdateRUS.dll
  • libupdateTRK.dll
  • SkinPack.dll - SkinPack Dynamic Link Library
  • WebCamPropertyWindow.dll - Hercules Webcam property window GUI
  • WebCamUSBMonitor.dll - WebcamUSBMonitor Library
  • XtrCtrlPro.exe
  • XtrCtrlProDEU.dll
  • XtrCtrlProELL.dll
  • XtrCtrlProESP.dll
  • XtrCtrlProFRA.dll
  • XtrCtrlProITA.dll
  • FocusCOM.exe
  • LaunchNoRights.exe
  • hdrvupd.exe
  • HWLMSET2PS.dll
  • XtrCtrlProARA.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • hdrvupd.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4DAA337B-D9CD-4863-9EB6-CC63861E164C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • XtrCtrlPro.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CamserviceHDEmotion' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hercules\Hercules HD Emotion\XtrCtrlPro.exe /startup.

How do I remove Hercules HD Emotion?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 14%
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 42.86%
Windows 8 42.86%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  France 22.22%
  Germany 11.11%
  Italy 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Intel 25.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AY748AA-ABA p... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 500-333nl 20.00%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 20.00%
Essentiel B Smart'Desk 10... 20.00%
FUJITSU SIEMENS Amilo Des... 20.00%


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