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2008.05.14 100.00%

Sweex Hi-Def Webcam

What is Sweex Hi-Def Webcam?  (from Vimicro)

Vimicro Notebook Embedded PC Camera processors are compact and powerful single-chip solutions designed to replace the complex and costly chipsets used in modern Notebook Embedded PC Camera IC designs. Packaged into various small form factors, these processors for Notebook PC are especially designed to be integrated int...  Read more


Sweex Hi-Def Webcam 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 50.01 MB (52,434,067 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 56% of users of Sweex Hi-Def Webcam come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

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: 50.01 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Sweex Hi-Def Webcam

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vmcap.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 Sweex Hi-Def Webcam?

Quickly and completely remove Sweex Hi-Def 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 Sweex Hi-Def 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 Sweex Hi-Def 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 Sweex Hi-Def Webcam.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
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 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Windows 8 Pro 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  United Kingdom 44.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 50.00%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3210 33.33%
Gigabyte P55-UD3 33.33%
ECS G31T-M7 33.33%

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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