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Should I remove IM Magician?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,084
United States Rank #32,646
Reach 0.0357%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.22 days
242.43 days >
Average installed length: 127.38 days


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IM Magician


IM Magician is a program developed by Vimisoft Studio. 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 main program executable is vicamon.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 46.6 MB (48,868,682 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 18% of users of IM Magician come from Philippines, it is also popular in Iran and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IM Magician
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A5742726-2180-4253-83A7-53558486A7A2}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 46.6 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by IM Magician

Program executable:vicamon.exe
Name:IM Magician
IM Magician Camera Monitor
Path:C:\Program Files\IM Magician\vicamon.exe
Additional files:
  • flashmaker.exe - Vimicro USB PC-Camera Windows Driver. (VimiSoft Animation Video Effect Shockwave Flash Maker)
  • vmanidecswf.dll - VimiSoft Animation Video Effect Shockwave Flash Reader
  • vmswfmaker.exe
  • vmonproc.exe - vmonproc Application (Vimisoft Studio Process Monitor)
  • BlackPearlPrp.dll - Vimisoft Camera (Black Pearl Property)
  • FlydCamCtrl.dll - Flying Dutchman Control
  • FlydCamCtrlTest2.exe - Test Tool for VimiCam
  • TiaAnimDec.dll - Tia Decoder for Animation
  • TiaDecFac.dll
  • TiaFace2Dec.dll - Tia Decoder for FaceEffect
  • TiaImgDec.dll - Tia Decoder for ImageEffect
  • ll332.dll - IM Magician (Low-light enhancement module for Vimicro VC0332 for A4Tech)
  • qsn.exe - IM Magician main programme
  • vimcamsvrcli.dll - Vimisoft Camera Client Source
  • vmanidecpic.dll - Vimi Cam
  • vmanidecfac.dll - VimiCam (VimiSoft Animation Video Effect Decoder Creator)
  • vmanidecgif.dll - VimiSoft Animation Video Effect GIF Reader
  • immirrc.dll - IM Magician IR remote control (mini-V1)
  • setupreg.dll - Setupreg Dynamic Link Library for A4Tech Magician (Setupreg Dynamic Link Library)
  • FacePtTrackDll.dll - FacePtTr Dynamic Link Library
  • KernelTrackDll.dll - KernelTr Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • qsn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{86C8DFD1-CEBE-4240-98D5-18EE68C7608E}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • vicamon.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IMMON' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IM Magician\Vicamon.exe".
  • vmonproc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IMMONSUPPORT' which loads as "C:\Program Files\IM Magician\vmonproc.exe" /cls=IMMAGICIAN_CAMERA_MONITOR_I /exe=Vicamon.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.09 MB
21.09 MB average
CPU cycles/sec:135,734
8,062,084 average
Memory:3.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0006285902%
Kernel CPU:0.00044663%
User CPU:0.00018196%
CPU cycles/sec:46,734,631

How do I remove IM Magician?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.31%
Windows 8 16.73%
Windows XP 10.76%
Windows Vista 1.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 48.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.60%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.80%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.62% of installs come from Philippines
Which countries install it?
  Philippines 17.62%
  Iran 10.45%
  Russia 10.45%
  BD 9.43%
  Romania 5.53%
  United States 4.71%
  Pakistan 4.51%
  Israel 2.46%
  BG 2.25%
  MK 2.25%
  RS 2.05%
  UA 1.84%
  Czech Republic 1.64%
  Egypt 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.44%
Dell 20.22%
Hewlett-Packard 13.00%
ASUS 11.91%
Intel 7.58%
NEC 1.08%
Toshiba 1.08%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
Gigabyte H55M-S2H 4.17%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 3.47%
MSI MS-7592 3.47%
ASUS All Series 2.78%
INTEL DG31PR 2.78%


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