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1% remove it99% keep it
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2009.03.18 100.00%

MiniCam Pro

What is MiniCam Pro?  (from Vimicro)

GE Minicamâ„¢ Pro is the ultimate in on-the-go gadgets. The flexible base can be used on your desktop or clipped to your laptop. Easy to use for great still photos from your video camera. Easy to focus - Ensures crystal clear videos. Just turn focus ring to adjust range from 10 cm - infinite.


MiniCam Pro 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 3 files and is usually about 50.16 MB (52,593,810 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jascoproducts.com/products/pc/GE-Minicam-Pro-p721.htm
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: 50.16 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by MiniCam Pro

  • VMonitor.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • vmuvc.exe
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 9.0 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))

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 'VMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Vimicro\Vimicro USB PC Camera (VC0342)\VMonitor.exe" VMUVC.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024618103%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00058747%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00187434%
0.015104% average

How do I remove MiniCam Pro?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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