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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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5.8.53001.3 86.49%
5.8.52002.0 2.70%
5.8.52001.4 10.81%

USB Webcam

What is USB Webcam?

USB Webcam is the software package that includes the required driver, configuration and management utilities to support the webcamera device.


USB Webcam is a program developed by Sonix. The most used version is 5.8.53001.3, 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 main program executable is vsnp2uvc.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 9.37 MB (9,822,583 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 20% of users of USB Webcam come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

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: 9.37 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by USB Webcam

Program executable:vsnp2uvc.exe
Name:CameraMonitor Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\SNP2UVC\vsnp2uvc.exe
Additional files:
  • vsnp2uvc.dll - camext20
  • snp2TUI.dll - TwainUI Dynamic Link Library (TwainUI DLL)
  • csnp2uvc.dll - InstallUtil (The utilities for device installation)
  • rsnp2uvc.dll - ResourceDLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • vsnp2uvc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A6F12937-3F48-4FF4-B85E-BE6B275ECC7E}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (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.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002782086%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00019387%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008434%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove USB Webcam?

Quickly and completely remove USB 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 USB 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 USB 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 USB Webcam.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
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 78.38%
Windows XP 13.51%
Windows 8 5.41%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.51%
Windows 10 Pro 2.70%
Windows Vista Business 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.51% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 19.51%
  United States 12.20%
  France 7.32%
  Israel 7.32%
  Finland 4.88%
  Spain 4.88%
  Italy 4.88%
  Hong Kong 2.44%
  Singapore 2.44%
  South Africa 2.44%
  Brazil 2.44%
  Thailand 2.44%
  Taiwan 2.44%
  NG 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 83.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
FUJITSU LH700 8.11%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Mi... 5.41%
FUJITSU S710 2.70%
LG Electronics R510-L.BP4... 2.70%

About (from Sonix)

Since 1986, Sonix has pioneered many of the breakthroughs in image accuracy and process productivity that have helped wafer and chip manufacturers literally transform the world.
Publisher URL: www.sonix.com


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