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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #12,627
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USB Video Device


USB Video Device is a program developed by Ecom. 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 7 files and is usually about 13.27 MB (13,909,662 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 57% of users of USB Video Device come from the United States, it is also popular in Greece and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sonix.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{399C37FB-08AF-493B-BFED-20FBD85EDF7F}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 13.27 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by USB Video Device

  • rsnp2uvc.dll - ResourceDLL
  • tsnp2uvc.exe (by Sonix Technology Co) - tsnp2uvc (tsnp2uvc Microsoft)
  • amcap.exe (by Microsoft) - DirectX 8.1 Sample (Capture Application (Sample))
  • csnp2uvc.dll - InstallUtil (The utilities for device installation)
  • snp2TUI.dll - TwainUI Dynamic Link Library (TwainUI DLL)
  • vsnp2uvc.dll (by Sonix Technology Co) - camext20
  • vsnp2uvc.exe (by Sonix) - CameraMonitor Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • vsnp2uvc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A6F12937-3F48-4FF4-B85E-BE6B275ECC7E}' (runs on registration).
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6FED186-6C24-4F43-B841-D8007612FEF2}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • vsnp2uvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'snp2uvc' which loads as C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC\vsnp2uvc.exe.
  • tsnp2uvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'tsnp2uvc' which loads as C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC\tsnp2uvc.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020002589%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00085161%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00114865%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:20 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.85 MB
Total CPU:0.0002782086%
Kernel CPU:0.00019387%
User CPU:0.00008434%

How do I remove USB Video Device?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.10%
Windows 8 21.19%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows XP 5.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.17%
Windows 8.1 8.90%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.48%
  Greece 7.64%
  Germany 4.32%
  France 3.99%
  Italy 3.65%
  Netherlands 2.99%
  DZ 2.33%
  Argentina 1.99%
  Canada 1.66%
  Spain 1.66%
  Mexico 1.33%
  Pakistan 1.00%
  Portugal 1.00%
  Romania 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.53%
Acer 23.81%
Dell 16.33%
ASUS 7.48%
Toshiba 4.76%
American Megatrends 2.72%
Intel 2.72%
Lenovo 1.36%
Medion 1.36%
Sahara 1.36%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 3.48%
ASUS All Series 2.61%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1510 2.61%
MSI MS-7592 2.61%
Acer Aspire M3900 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 3542 1.74%


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