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Vimicro UVC Camera

What is Vimicro UVC Camera?

This software contains the required WHQL drivers to connect the UVC Camera to the PC. In addition int installs the configuration and management software for the device.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named vmcap.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 2.14 MB (2,240,787 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vimicro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMC302
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{71A51B09-E7D3-11DB-A386-005056C00008}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.14 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Vimicro UVC Camera

Program executable:vmcap.exe
Name:DirectX 9.0 Sample
Capture Application (Sample)
Path:C:\Program Files\Vimicro Corporation\VMC302\vmcap.exe
Additional files:
  • VMC302.dll - Vimicro Coinstaller (VMUVC.DLL)
  • VLock.exe - VMonitor (Monitor SnapShot Button)
  • isvmsetup.exe
  • VMonitor.exe
  • vmuvc.exe - VMA001 (Preview image)
  • amcap.exe
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • foper.dll
  • VMC410.dll
  • VtwCtl.dll (by ACM) - ISnapCtl.dll Dynamic Link Library (ISNAPCTL DLL)
  • VTwDX8.dll - VtwDX8 Dynamic Link Library
  • VtwUI.dll - ISnapUI Dynamic Link Library (ISnapUI DLL)
  • vuvcterm.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • amcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDD2A415-B2F6-434C-BB70-0F85720EA676}' (runs on registration).
  • vmcap.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE50BB27-F462-4F00-8C09-D27A867BD678}' (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 Vimicro UVC Camera?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 71%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 85.02%
Windows 7 9.48%
Windows XP 4.59%
Windows 8 0.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 75.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.75%
Windows 7 Professional 1.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.46% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 39.46%
  United Kingdom 12.35%
  France 10.24%
  Italy 8.73%
  Netherlands 6.33%
  United States 4.82%
  Spain 3.31%
  Poland 3.01%
  Russia 2.41%
  Belgium 1.81%
  Israel 1.20%
  UA 0.90%
  Austria 0.60%
  Korea 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 95.68%
Lenovo 1.85%
Dell 0.62%
Intel 0.62%
Sahara 0.31%
Hewlett-Packard 0.31%
Acer 0.31%
Common models
Samsung R510/P510 38.01%
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 13.71%
Samsung R710 12.15%
Samsung R610 10.59%
Samsung R509 8.10%
Samsung SR700 3.43%

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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